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Benjamin Lafayette Sisko

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"That might be the most important thing to understand about Humans. It's the unknown that defines our existence. We are constantly searching, not just for answers to our questions, but for new questions." - Sisko to Wormhole Alien
DS9 : Emissary
"I suppose you want the office."
"I thought I'd say hello first, and then take the office. But we can do this in any order you'd like."
  People :  Benjamin Lafayette Sisko
DS9 : Emissary
"Going through my own adolescence was difficult enough. Survivng my son's is going to take a miracle." - Sisko to Dax
DS9 : The Nagus
"Dying lets you off the hook. The question is, are you willing to live for your people? Live the role they want you to play? That's what they need from you right now." - Sisko to Li Nalas
DS9 : The Siege
"Perhaps one day you'll feel the hand of God resting on your shoulder." - Sisko to Alixus
DS9 : Paradise
"There is only one thing I want from you. Find something you love, then do it the best you can." - Sisko to Jake
DS9 : Shadowplay
"On Earth there is no poverty, no crime, and no war. You look out the window and you see Paradise. Well, it's easy to be a saint in Paradise but the Maquis do not live in Paradise." - Sisko to Kira
DS9 : The Maquis, Part 2
"I've brought back a little surprise for the Dominion." - Sisko to Kira; regarding the Defiant
DS9 : The Search, Part 1
Sisko : "Are you suggesting that I'm dismissing this prophecy too easily because I don't want to be the Emissary?"
Odo : "I'm not suggesting anything. But it's been my experience that all humanoids have an agenda of some sort, and that their agendas can influence them without their even realising it."
  People :  Benjamin Lafayette Sisko, Odo
DS9 : Destiny
"Running may help for a little while, but sooner or later the pain catches up with you. And the only way to get rid of it is to stand your ground and face it." - Sisko to Worf
DS9 : The Way of the Warrior
"I'm no writer, but if I were it seems to me I'd want to poke my head up every once in a while and take a look around, see what's going on. It's life, Jake! You can miss it if you don't open your eyes." - Ben Sisko to Jake Sisko
DS9 : The Visitor
"Part of being a captain is knowing when to smile, to make the troops happy. Even when it's the last thing in the world you want to do. Because they're your troops, and you hve to take care of them." - Sisko to Worf
DS9 : Rules of Engagement
"It may sound cruel, but we both know that ship out there was worth it. Those five deaths may save five thousand lives, or maybe even five million. And if I had to make the same trade all over again, I would. But five people are dead, fine men and women who deserved a lot more than to die on some lonely planet fifty thousand light years away from home." - Sisko to Dax
DS9 : The Ship
Sisko : "You win some, you lose some."
Dax : "You always had problems with the 'lose some' part of that."
  People :  Dax, Benjamin Lafayette Sisko
DS9 : For the Uniform
"Even in the darkest moments, you can always find something that will make you smile." - Sisko in his log
DS9 : In the Cards
"I promise I will not rest until I stand with you again... here, in this place where I belong." - Sisko to the Bajorans on DS9
DS9 : Call to Arms
"You want to be gods? Then be gods. I need a miracle. Bajor needs a miracle. Stop those ships!" - Sisko to the Prophets
DS9 : Sacrifice of Angels
"I don't care if the odds are against us! If we're going to lose, then we're going to go down fighting... so that when our descendants someday rise up against the Dominion, they'll know know what they're made of!" - Sisko to Bashir; on the war
DS9 : Statistical Probabilities
Dukat : "I should have killed every last one of them! I should have turned their planet into a graveyard the likes of which the galaxy had never seen! I should have killed them all!"
Sisko : "And that is why you're not an evil man?"
  People :  Benjamin Lafayette Sisko, Gul Dukat
DS9 : Waltz
Ben Sisko : "And if I fail..."
Joseph Sisko : "I have fought the good fight. I have finished the course. I have kept the faith."
  People :  Benjamin Lafayette Sisko, Joseph Sisko
DS9 : Far Beyond the Stars
"I lied. I cheated. I bribed men to cover the crimes of other men. I am an accessory to murder. But the most damaging thing of all... I think I can live with it. And if I had to do it all over again, I would. Garak was right about one thing, a guilty conscience is a small price to pay for the safety of the Alpha Quadrant." - Sisko; confessing to his personal log
DS9 : In the Pale Moonlight
Dukat : "Benjamin, please. We've known each other too long. And since this is the last time we will ever be together, let's try to speak honestly. We've both had victories and our defeats. Now it's time to resolve our differences and face the ultimate truth. I've won, Benjamin. You've lost."
Sisko : "The Pah wraith will never conquer anything. Not Bajor. Not the Celestial Temple. And certainly not the Alpha Quadrant.
Dukat : "And who's going to stop us?"
Sisko : "I am."
  People :  Benjamin Lafayette Sisko, Gul Dukat
DS9 : What You Leave Behind

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