2.14.2010

'Howard Roark' Speech

Gary Cooper plays Howard Roark in King Vidor's 1949 adaptation of Ayn Rand's 'The Fountainhead'. In this clip, Roark's closing argument during the trial against him.



"My philosophy, in essence, is the concept of man as a heroic being, with his own happiness as the moral purpose of his life, with productive achievement as his noblest activity, and reason as his only absolute."
- Ayn Rand, Atlas Shrugged (1957)
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