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Quote Episode
"Check the circuit." - Spock to helmsman; the first words ever spoken on Star Trek
TOS : The Cage
Spock : "Has it occurred to you that there's a certain... inefficiency in constantly questioning me on things you've already made up your mind about?"
Kirk : "It gives me emotional security."
  People :  James T. Kirk, Spock
TOS : The Corbomite Maneuver
Spock : "A very interesting game, this poker."
Kirk : "It does have advantages over chess."
  People :  James T. Kirk, Spock
TOS : The Corbomite Maneuver
"You can't afford the luxury of being anything less than perfect. If you do, they lose faith, and you lose command." - Spock to Kirk
TOS : The Enemy Within
"Being split in two halves is no theory with me, doctor. I have a human half, you see, as well as an alien half, submerged, constantly at war with each other. Personal experience, doctor. I survive it because my intelligence wins over both, makes them live together." - Spock to McCoy
TOS : The Enemy Within
"My mother... I could never tell her I loved her." - Spock to Kirk
TOS : The Naked Time
Bones : "War is never imperative, Mister Spock."
Spock : "It is for them, Doctor."
  People :  Spock, Leonard H. McCoy
TOS : Balance of Terror
"Interesting. Your Earth people glorify organized violence for forty centuries, but you imprison those who employ it privately." - Spock to McCoy
TOS : Dagger of the Mind
"Open your mind... we move together, our minds sharing the same thoughts." - Spock; performing a meld on Van Gelder
TOS : Dagger of the Mind
"It is more rational to sacrifice one life than six, doctor." - Spock to McCoy
TOS : The Galileo Seven
"Mister Scott, there are always alternatives." - Spock to Scotty; a much used quote
TOS : The Galileo Seven
"I examined the problem for all angles and it was plainly hopeless. Logic informed me that under the circumstances the only possible action would have to be one of desperation. A logical descision, logically arrived at." - Spock to Kirk
TOS : The Galileo Seven
McCoy : "Mister Spock, you're the most cold-blooded man I've ever known."
Spock : "Why, thank you, doctor."
  People :  Spock, Leonard H. McCoy
TOS : Court Martial
"It is impossible for Captain Kirk to act out of panic or malice. It is not in his nature." - Spock to Areel
TOS : Court Martial
"I object to you. I object to intellect without discipline. I object to power without constructive purpose." - Spock to Trelane
TOS : The Squire of Gothos
"Fascinating is a word I use for the unexpected. In this case, I should think 'interesting' would suffice." - Spock to McCoy
TOS : The Squire of Gothos
"Jim, madness has no no purpose or reason. But it may have a goal." - Spock to Kirk
TOS : The Alternative Factor
"I fail to comprehend your indignation, sir. I've simply made the logical deduction that you are a liar." - Spock to Lazarus
TOS : The Alternative Factor
Spock : "How often mankind has wished for a world as peaceful and secure as the one Landru provided."
Kirk : "Yes. And we never got it. Just lucky, I guess."
  People :  James T. Kirk, Spock
TOS : The Return of the Archons
"Sir, there's a multilegged creature crawling on your shoulder." - Spock; lying to an to Eminian
TOS : A Taste of Armageddon
"Superior ability breeds superior ambition." - Spock to Kirk
TOS : Space Seed
"I have never understood the female capacity to avoid a direct answer to any question." - Spock to Kalomi
TOS : This Side of Paradise
"I am what I am, Leila. And if there are self-made purgatories, then we all have to live in them. Mine can be no worse than someone else's." - Spock to Leila
TOS : This Side of Paradise
"I have little to say about it, Captain, except that for the first time in my life... I was happy." - Spock to Kirk
TOS : This Side of Paradise
"I should say the Organians are as far above us on the evolutionary scale as we are above the amoeba." - Spock to Kirk
TOS : Errand of Mercy
"Even the gods did not spring into being overnight. You and I have no reason to be embarrassed." - Spock to Kirk
TOS : Errand of Mercy
"Captain, you're asking me to work with equipment which is hardly very far ahead of stone knives and bearskins." - Spock to Kirk
TOS : The City on the Edge of Forever
"Pain is a thing of the mind. The mind can be controlled." - Spock to McCoy
TOS : Operation: Annihilate!
"I am free of it and the pain. And I'm also quite blind. An equitable trade, doctor. Thank you." - Spock to McCoy
TOS : Operation: Annihilate!
"Very bad poetry, Captain" - Spock to Kirk; when asked for an analysis of the witches
TOS : Catspaw
"I think you're both going to be insufferably pleased with yourselves for at least a month, sir!" - Spock to Kirk and McCoy
TOS : Friday's Child
Spock : "Miss Chapel."
Chapel : "Yes, Mister Spock?"
Spock : "I had a most startling dream. You were trying to tell me something... but I couldn't hear you. It would be illogical for us to protest against our natures, don't you think?"
(talk about subtext...)
  People :  Spock, Christine Chapel
TOS : Amok Time
Spock : "Would you beam down to the planet's surface and stand with me? There is a brief ceremony."
Kirk : "Is it permitted?"
Spock : "It is my right. By tradition the male is accompanied by his closest friends."
Kirk : "Thank you Mister Spock."
Spock : "I also request McCoy accompany me."
McCoy : "I shall be honoured, sir."
  People :  James T. Kirk, Spock, Leonard H. McCoy
TOS : Amok Time
Spock : "He does not know! I will do... what I must... T'Pau, but not with him! His blood does not burn. He is my friend!"
T'Pau : "It is said thy Vulcan blood is thin. Are thee Vulcan, or are thee human?"
  People :  Spock, T'Pau
TOS : Amok Time
Spock : "I see no logic in preferring Stonn over me."
T'Pring : "You have become much known among our people, Spock. Almost a legend. And as the years went by, I came to know that I did not want to be the consort of a legend. But by the laws of our people, I could only divorce you by the Kal-if-fee. There was also Stonn who wanted very much to be my consort. And I wanted him. If your Captain were victor, he would not want me, so I would have Stonn. If you were victor, you would free me because I had dared to challenge, and again I would have Stonn. But if you did not free me, it would be the same. For you would be gone. And I would have your name and your property, and Stonn would still be there."
Spock : "Logical. Flawlessly logical."
T'Pring : "I am honoured."
  People :  Spock, T'Pring
TOS : Amok Time
"Stonn; she is yours. After a time, you may find that having is not so pleasing a thing after all as wanting. It is not logical, but it is often true."
  People :  Spock
TOS : Amok Time
Spock : "Live long, T'Pau and prosper."
T'Pau : "Live long and prosper, Spock."
Spock : "I shall do neither. I have killed my Captain... and my friend."
(The first time this phrase is used.)
  People :  Spock, T'Pau
TOS : Amok Time
Kirk : "He gave his life in an attempt to save others. Not the worst way to go."
Spock : "Indeed, Captain. I presume your log will show Commodore Decker died in the line of duty."
Kirk : "Indeed it shall, Mr. Spock."
  People :  James T. Kirk, Spock
TOS : The Doomsday Machine
"Humans and humanoids make up only a small percentage of the life forms we know of." - Spock to Kirk
TOS : Wolf in the Fold
"Computer, this is a Class A compulsory directive : compute to the last digit, the value of pi." - Spock; giving an impossible order to the computer
TOS : Wolf in the Fold
"The good doctor was concerned that the Vaalians achieve true human stature. I submit there is no cause for worry. They've taken the first step, they've learned to kill." - Spock to Kirk
TOS : The Apple
"May I point out, that I had an opportunity to observe your counterparts here quite closely. They where brutal, savage, unprincipled, uncivilised, traitorous. In every way splendid examples of Homo sapiens, the very flower of humanity. I found them quite refreshing." - Spock to Kirk and McCoy
TOS : Mirror, Mirror
"Logic is a little tweeting bird chirping in a meadow. Logic is a wreath of pretty flowers which smell bad. Are you sure your circuits are registering correctly? Your ears are green." - Spock; on logic
TOS : I, Mudd
McCoy : "There's something wrong about a man who never smiles, whose conversation never varies from the routine of the job, and who won't talk about his background."
Spock : "I see."
McCoy : "Spock, I mean that it's odd for a non-Vulcan. The ears make all the difference."
Spock : "I find your argument strewn with gaping defects in logic."
McCoy : "Maybe, but you can't evaluate a man by logic alone. Besides, he has avoided two appointments that I've made for his physical exam without reason."
Spock : "That's not at all surprising, Doctor. He's probably terrified of your beads and rattles."
  People :  Spock
TOS : I, Mudd
Bones : "You're going to leave here without them and run off on some wild goose chase halfway across the galaxy just because you found a discrepancy in a hydrogen cloud?"
Spock : "Doctor I am chasing the Captain, Lieutenant Uhura and Ensign Chekov, not some wild aquatic fowl."
  People :  Spock, Leonard H. McCoy
TOS : The Gamesters of Triskelion
Scotty : "Captain, thank heaven!"
Spock : "Mr Scott, there was no deity involved. It was my cross-circuiting to B that recovered them."
McCoy : "Well then, thank pictchforks and pointed ears."
  People :  Spock, Leonard H. McCoy, Montgomery Scott
TOS : Obsession
"I've noticed that about your people. You find it easier to understand the death of one than the death of a million. You speak about the objective hardness of the Vulcan heart, yet how little room there seems to be in yours." - Spock to McCoy
TOS : The Immunity Syndrome
Oxmyx : "Nobody helps nobody but himself."
Spock : "Sir, you are employing a double negative."
  People :  Spock, Bela Oxmyx
TOS : A Piece of the Action
"Captain, you are an excellent star ship commander, but as a taxi driver... you leave much to be desired." - Spock to Kirk
TOS : A Piece of the Action
"I would advise yas to keep dialin', Oxmyx!" - Spock; threatening Oxmyx with a gun
TOS : A Piece of the Action
"Yes, Humans are very peculiar. I often find them unfathomable, but an interesting psychological study." - Spock to Rojan
TOS : By Any Other Name
Rojan : "I told her to stay away from him."
Spock : "It would appear, sir, that you have little control over her. Or perhaps Captain Kirk has more."
  People :  Spock, Rojan
TOS : By Any Other Name
"You should make a very convincing Nazi." - Spock to Kirk
TOS : Patterns of Force
"Computers make excellent and efficient servants, but I have no wish to serve under them." - Spock to Kirk
TOS : The Ultimate Computer
Wesley : "Our compliments to the M-5 unit, and regards to Captain Dunsel. Wesley out."
McCoy : "Dunsel? Who the blazes is Captain Dunsel? What does it mean, Jim? Spock? What does it mean?"
Spock : "Dunsel, Doctor, is a term used by Midshipmen at Starfleet Academy. It refers to a part which serves no useful purpose."
  People :  Spock,
TOS : The Ultimate Computer
Spock : "Most illogical. Of all people, he should have known how the computer would perform. Of course, the M-5 itself has not behaved logically."
McCoy : "Please, Spock, do me a favour and don't say it's fascinating."
Spock : "No. But it is... interesting."
  People :  Spock, Leonard H. McCoy
TOS : The Ultimate Computer
"I am most impressed with the technology, Captain. Doctor Daystrom has created a mirror image of his own mind." - Spock to Kirk
TOS : The Ultimate Computer
"It would be most interesting to impress your memory engrams on a computer, doctor. The resulting torrential flood of illogic would be most entertaining." - Spock to McCoy
TOS : The Ultimate Computer
"Current Earth crises would fill a tape bank, Captain. There will be an important assassination today, an equally dangerous government coup in Asia, and, this could be highly critical, the launching of an orbital nuclear warhead platform by the United States countering a similar launch by other powers." - Spock to Kirk
TOS : Assignment: Earth
"Physical reality is consistent with universal laws. When the laws do not operate, there is no reality." - Spock to McCoy
TOS : Spectre of the Gun
"Military secrets are the most fleeting of all." - Spock to the Romulan Commander
TOS : The Enterprise Incident
Romulan Commander : "Why would you do this to me? What are you that you could do this?"
Spock : "First officer of the Enterprise."
  People :  Spock, Romulan Commander
TOS : The Enterprise Incident
Romulan Commander : "Allow me to rephrase. Will you join me for dinner?
Spock "I am honoured, Commander. Are the guards also invited?"
  People :  Spock, Romulan Commander
TOS : The Enterprise Incident
Romulan Commander : "You are a superior being. Why do you not command?"
Spock : "I do not desire a ship of my own."
Romulan Commander : "Or is it that no one has offered you, a Vulcan, that opportunity?"
  People :  Romulan Commander
TOS : The Enterprise Incident
Romulan Commander : "You must have your own ship."
Spock : "Commander, shall we speak plainly? It is you who desperately need a ship. You want the Enterprise."
Romulan Commander : "Of course. It would be a great achievement for me to bring home the Enterprise intact. It would broaden the scope of my powers greatly. It would be the achievement of a lifetime. And it would open equal opportunities for you."
  People :  Romulan Commander
TOS : The Enterprise Incident
Romulan Commander : "You have nothing in Starfleet to which to return. I offer, we offer you an alternative. We will find a place for you, if you wish it."
Spock : "A place?"
Romulan Commander : "With me. Romulan women are not like Vulcan females. We are not dedicated to pure logic and the sterility of non-emotion. Our people are warriors. Often savage. But we are also many other pleasant things."
  People :  Romulan Commander
TOS : The Enterprise Incident
Romulan Commander : "Now one final step to make the occasion complete. You will lead a small party of Romulans aboard the Enterprise, and there you will take your rightful place as its commander. And you will lead the ship to a Romulan port, with my flagship at its side."
Spock : "Yes, of course. But not just this moment. An hour from now will do even better... would it not, Commander?"
Romulan Commander : "Yes. Yes, it will."
  People :  Spock, Romulan Commander
TOS : The Enterprise Incident
Spock : "Deck two. It is regrettable that you were made an unwilling passenger. It was not intentional. All the Federation wanted was the cloaking device."
Romulan Commander : "The Federation. And what did you want?"
Spock : "It was my only interest when I boarded your vessel."
Romulan Commander : "And that's exactly all you came away with."
Spock : "You underestimate yourself, Commander."
  People :  Spock, Romulan Commander
TOS : The Enterprise Incident
"Without followers, evil cannot spread." - Spock to Kirk
TOS : And the Children Shall Lead
"At critical moments men sometimes see exactly what they wish to see." - Spock to McCoy
TOS : The Tholian Web
Spock : "Indeed, Doctor, the young lady did show a marked preference for your company."
McCoy : "Now, nobody can blame her for that, can they?"
  People :  Spock, Leonard H. McCoy
TOS : For the World is Hollow and I Have Touched the Sky
"Those who hate and fight must stop themselves, Doctor. Otherwise it is not stopped." - Spock to McCoy
TOS : Day of the Dove
"Beauty is transitory, doctor." - Spock to McCoy
TOS : That Which Survives
Spock : "All that matters to them is their hate."
Uhura : "Do you suppose that's all they ever had, sir?"
Kirk : "No. But that's all they have left."
  People :  James T. Kirk, Spock, Nyota Uhura
TOS : Let that be Your Last Battlefield
"We must acknowledge once and for all that the purpose of diplomacy is to prolong a crisis." - Spock to bridge crew
TOS : The Mark of Gideon
Spock : "In your own way you are as stubborn as another captain of the Enterprise I once knew."
Picard : "Then I am in good company, sir."
  People :  Spock, Jean-Luc Picard
TNG : Unification, Part 2
"Every life comes to an end when time demands it. Loss of life is to be mourned, but only if the life was wasted." - Spock
TAS : Yesteryear
Spock : "We could always throw tribbles at them."
Kirk : "I thought Vulcan's didn't have a sense of humor."
Spock : "We don't, Captain."
  People :  James T. Kirk, Spock
TAS : More Tribbles, More Troubles
"Each of us, at some time in our lives, turns to someone, a father, a brother, a God; and asks 'Why am I here? Was this all I was meant to be?'" - Spock to Kirk
ST-TMP : The Motion Picture
"I have been, and always shall be, your friend." - Spock to Kirk
ST-TWOK : The Wrath of Khan
Saavik : "You lied?"
Spock : "I exaggerated."
  People :  Spock, Lieutenant Saavik
ST-TWOK : The Wrath of Khan
"Remember..." - Spock to McCoy
ST-TWOK : The Wrath of Khan
"I never took the Kobyashi Maru test until now. What do you think of my solution?" - Spock to Kirk
ST-TWOK : The Wrath of Khan
"I have been... and always shall be... your friend. Live long, and prosper." - Spock; His last words
ST-TWOK : The Wrath of Khan
"Jim... your name is Jim." - Spock to Kirk
ST-TSFS : The Search for Spock
Sarek : "As I recall, I opposed your enlistment in Starfleet. ...It is possible that judgment was incorrect. ...Your associates are people of good character."
Spock : "They are my friends."
Sarek : "Yes, of course."
  People :  Spock
ST-TSFS : The Search for Spock
Sarek : "Do you have a message for your mother?"
Spock : "Yes. Tell her ...I feel fine."
  People :  Spock
ST-TSFS : The Search for Spock
Kirk : "Is that the logical thing to do?"
Spock : "No. But it is the Human thing to do." - Spock; justifying his advice that they must rescue Chekov
ST-TVH : The Voyage Home
"Tell her... I feel fine." - Spock to Sarek; giving him a message to pass on to his mother
ST-TVH : The Voyage Home
McCoy : "It's a song, you green-blooded Vulcan! You sing it! The words aren't important, what's important is that you have a good time!"
Spock : "Ah, I am sorry Doctor. Were we having a good time?"
McCoy : "God I liked him better before he died!"
  People :  Spock, Leonard H. McCoy
ST-TFF : The Final Frontier
Kirk : "Spock... I thought I was going to die."
Spock : "Not possible captain, you were never alone." (Kirk moves to hug Spock)
Spock : "Please Captain, not in front of the Klingons."
  People :  James T. Kirk, Spock
ST-TFF : The Final Frontier
Spock : "I've lost a brother."
Kirk : "I lost a brother once. I was lucky, I got him back."
  People :  James T. Kirk, Spock
ST-TFF : The Final Frontier
Kirk : "They're animals!"
Spock : "Jim, there is an historic opportunity here."
Kirk : "Don't believe them! Don't trust them!"
Spock : "They are dying."
Kirk : "Let them die!"
  People :  James T. Kirk, Spock
ST-TUC : The Undiscovered Country
"Logic, logic, logic. Logic is the beginning of wisdom, Valeris, not the end." - Spock to Valeris
ST-TUC : The Undiscovered Country
Spock : "You have to shoot. If you are logical, you have to shoot."
Valeris : "I do not want to..."
Spock : "What you want is irrelevant, what you have chosen is at hand!"
  People :  Spock, Lieutenant Valeris
ST-TUC : The Undiscovered Country
"Is it possible that we two, you and I, have grown so old and so inflexible that we have outlived our usefullness?" - Spock to Kirk
ST-TUC : The Undiscovered Country
"Jim, I just lost my planet. I can tell you, I am emotionally compromised." - Old Spock to Kirk
ST-XI : Star Trek
Spock : "As you know, I have made a vow never to give you information that could potentially alter your destiny. Your path is yours to walk, yours alone. That being said... Khan Noonien Singh is the most dangerous adversary the Enterprise ever faced. He is brilliant, ruthless, and he will not hesitate to kill every single one of you."
Spock : "Did you defeat him?"
Spock : "At great cost... yes."
  People :  Spock
ST-ID : Star Trek Into Darkness

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