27+ Best Bioshock Quotes That All Gamers Will Love

BioShock quotes are liked by gamers.

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'BioShock' is a first-person shooter video game developed in 2007.

The game was developed by 2K Boston and 2K Australia. Published by 2K Games, director Ken Levine did a great job creating this role-playing video game set in the 20th century.

The original game was a great success as it found sequels like 'BioShock 2' and 'BioShock Infinite'. The game is set up in 1960 with the influence of various dystopian and utopian ideologies of poets and writers of the 20th century. The players choose a character and is guided through the city of Rapture towards its goal. This video game is said to be a retrofuturistic one with action adventure. 'BioShock' was awarded the best game of the year 2007 by BAFTA Game Awards. The philosophical quotes in this video game are quite a unique factor. 'Bioshock 2' is a continuation of the original but with improved gameplay, whereas 'Bioshock Infinite' has almost nothing common with the 'BioShock' series till then, the setting and characters are totally different. Here are the best quotes of 'BioShock' and 'BioShock Infinite' quotes listed below.

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Andrew Ryan Quotes

Andrew Ryan is one of the most important characters in the video game as he plays the role of a business tycoon who is busy doing illegal work in Rapture city. He is the founder of the city and is the antagonist of the gameplay. Here is a number of quotes spoken by him.

1. "We all make choices, but in the end our choices make us."

- Andrew Ryan, 'BioShock'.

2. " I chose the impossible. I chose...Rapture, a city where the artist would not fear the censor, where the scientist would not be bound by petty morality, Where the great would not be constrained by the small! And with the sweat of your brow, Rapture can become your city as well."

- Andrew Ryan, 'BioShock'.

3. "'No!' says the man in Moscow, 'It belongs to everyone.' I rejected those answers; instead, I chose something different. I chose the impossible."

- Andrew Ryan, 'BioShock'.

4. "I am Andrew Ryan, and I'm here to ask you a question. Is a man not entitled to the sweat of his brow? 'No!' says the man in Washington, 'It belongs to the poor.'"

- Andrew Ryan, 'BioShock'.

5. "A time to live and a time to die, a time to build... and a time to destroy!"

- Andrew Ryan, 'BioShock'.

6. "There's two ways to deal with mystery: uncover it, or eliminate it."

- Andrew Ryan, 'BioShock'.

7. "It was not impossible to build Rapture at the bottom of the sea. It was impossible to build it anywhere else."

- Andrew Ryan, 'BioShock'.

8. "What would the Russian Bear and the American Eagle do if they discovered our paradise? Our secrecy is our shield!"

- Andrew Ryan, 'BioShock'.

9. "We laid the foundations of Rapture at the end of the last war… but before the final, terrible war that is to come…"

- Andrew Ryan, 'BioShock'.

10. "The assassin has overcome my final defense, and now he's come to murder me."

- Andrew Ryan, 'BioShock'.

Other Character Quotes

Video game quotes are popular.

'BioShock' has several characters, some notable while others negligible. Atlas, Brigid Tenenbaum, Frank Fontaine being the main characters, J.S. Steinman, Julie Langford, Peach Wilkins, Sander Cohen are other other characters but cannot be neglected. From 'BioShock Infinite', characters like Elizabeth, Booker Dewitt and others are also very important. The hypnotizing of the splicer Brute in 'BioShock 2' is interesting and quotes are listed below. Here are 'BioShock Infinite' Elizabeth quotes, 'BioShock' splicer quotes and quotes from various other characters.

11. "Love is just a chemical. We give it meaning by choice."

- Eleanor Lamb, 'BioShock'.

12. "Do we gouge the suckers a little? Maybe. But where else they gonna go?"

- Lloyd Webster, 'BioShock'.

13. "Who can forget their first view of the city? Amazing what a man can create once he gets government and God off his back."

- Bill McDonagh, 'BioShock'.

14. "Yeah, Rapture's full of fancy pants and lots of other stuffed shirts. But so long as they tip all right, I'm happy to rub elbows with 'em."

- Albert Milonakis, 'BioShock'.

15. "Until ADAM, you could no more domesticate a child than a boa constrictor…"

- Dr. Yi Suchong, 'BioShock'.

16. "It's like I don't even recognize Rapture no more. I hear they've been rounding up people in Apollo Square…"

- Diane McClintock, 'BioShock'.

17. "A star, mama! Mr. Ryan said he's going to make me a star!"

- Mary-Catherine (Jasmine) Jolene, 'BioShock'.

18. "Sander Cohen is two parts suck-up and ten parts hack. And that's being charitable."

- Anna Culpepper, 'BioShock'.

19. "Ryan's flesh and blood. Why'd I go to the trouble? "

- Frank Fontaine, 'BioShock'.

20. "Listen – I've got a family. I need to get them out of here. But the Splicers have cut me off from them."

- Atlas, 'BioShock'.

21. "I know why you've come, little moth. You've your own canvas. One you'll paint with the blood of a man I once loved."

- Sander Cohen, 'BioShock'.

22. "Make way...Big dogs comin' through."

- Brute, 'BioShock'.

23. "Lyin' lil' mince! I trusted ya!"

- Brute, 'BioShock'.

Bioshock Little Sister Quotes

Quotes from BioShock can be philosophical.

The Little Sisters are the genetically altered young girls who are mentally conditioned only to reclaim ADAM. They roam around the city of Rapture protected by their Big Daddy. Here are quotes from 'BioShock Infinite' along with 'BioShock' quotes by the Little Sisters.

24. "I can see the angels dancing. Time for more ADAM."

- Little Sisters, 'BioShock'.

25. "This one's ready to burst, Mr. B."

- Little Sisters, 'BioShock'.

26. "Clear as rainbows. Time to find the angels."

- Little Sisters, 'BioShock'.

27. "I wanna see the sunshine...Show me the sunshine!"

- Little Sisters, 'BioShock'.

28. "Don't be a slow poke, Mr. B. Angels don't wait for slow pokes."

- Little Sisters, 'BioShock'.

29. "Momma Tenenbaum says stay away from him."

- Little Sisters, 'BioShock'.

30. "Eleanor lives in the upside-down house with her mommy, but it's a secret."

- Little Sisters, 'BioShock'.

31. "Laughing isn't funny, you bad old clown."

- Little Sisters, 'BioShock'.

32. "And there was a bridge over the sky, and trains when it rains."

- Little Sisters, 'BioShock'.

Here at Kidadl, we have carefully created lots of interesting family-friendly quotes for everyone to enjoy! If you liked our suggestions for 'BioShock' quotes article then why not take a look at gaming quotes, or 'Borderlands' quotes.


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