''"We knew the world would not be the same. Few people cried, most people were silent. I remembered the line from Hindu scripture. Vishnu takes on his multi-armed form and says…"
"'Now I am become Death, the destroyer of worlds'."''
— J. Robert Oppenheimer in the first Godzilla teaser, along with Godzilla's roar
"We knew the world would not be the same. Few people laughed, few people cried, most people were silent. I remembered the line from Hindu scripture, the Bhagavad Gita. Vishnu is trying to persuade the Prince that he should do his duty, and, to impress him, takes on his multi-armed form and says 'Now I am become Death, the destroyer of worlds'. I suppose we all thought that, one way or another."
— The full J. Robert Oppenheimer quote
"You're not fooling anybody when you say that what happened was a 'natural disaster'.
You're lying! You're hiding something out there!
It was not an earthquake, it wasn't a typhoon.
This is what caused everything in the first place! Don't you see that?!
And it is going to send us back to the Stone Age!
You have no idea what's coming."
— Partial dialogue of Joseph Brody heard in the "Awaken the Truth" viral video
"We studied real animals, though of course there's nothing that big. But it was interesting to study YouTube videos of bears fighting, and komodo dragons fighting…"
— Visual Effects Supervisor Jim Rygiel in the January 2014 Total Film issue
Delve into an incredible mystery, generations in the making. At the dawn of the atomic age, humanity awakens lifeforms beyond imagination, unleashing monumental forces of nature. This explosive, larger-than-life adventure is the perfect way for fans to experience the new Godzilla before seeing it in theaters.
— The Amazon.com description for Godzilla: Awakening
"The arrogance of man is thinking nature is in our control... and not the other way around."
— Dr. Serizawa in the second trailer
Let them fight.
— Dr. Serizawa (and the audience).