Twenty Quotes from "Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country" (1991)

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!"

Spock: "The Lieutenant was the first Vulcan to be graduated at the top of her class at the Academy."
Kirk: "You must be very proud."
Valeris: "I don't believe so, Sir."

Kirk: "Captain's log, Stardate 9522.6.  I've never trusted Klingons.  And I never will.  I can never forgive them for the death of my boy.  It seems to me our mission to escort the Chancellor of the Klingon High Council to a peace summit is problematic at best.  Spock says this could be an historic occasion, and I'd like to believe him, but how on Earth can history get past people like me?"

Spock: "History is replete with turning points, Lieutenant. You must have faith."
Valeris: "Faith?"
Spock: "That the universe will unfold as it should."
Valeris: "But is that logical? Surely we must....."
Spock: "Logic, logic, and logic..... Logic is the beginning of wisdom, Valeris, not the end."

Chancellor Gorkon (David Warner): "You have not experienced Shakespeare until you've read it in the original Klingon."

General Chang (Christopher Plummer): "Captain, there's no need to mince words. In space, all warriors are cold warriors."

Chang: "To be or not to be. That is the question that preoccupies our people, Captain Kirk. We need breathing room."
Kirk: "Earth. Hitler. 1938."
Chang: "I beg your pardon?"

Kirk: "I'm going aboard. Spock, you have the conn."
Spock: "I am responsible for involving you in this. I will go."
Kirk: "No, I'll go. You'll be responsible for getting me out of this. We will not be the instigators of full scale war on the eve of universal peace."

Colonel West (Rene Aberjonois): "We've prepared Operation Retrieve based on the rising danger of terrorism between the Klingon Empire and the Federation. Sir, we can go in, rescue the hostages, and get out in 24 hours with an acceptable rate of loss in manpower and equipment. We have the technology to....."
Federation President (Kurtwood Smith): "Yes, yes, but suppose you precipitate a full scale war?"
Colonel West: "Then, quite frankly, Mr. President, we can clean their chronometers."

Valeris: "Gorkon's daughter has been named Chancellor. It was on the news."
Scotty: "I'll bet that Klingon bitch killed her father!"

Spock: "In 24 hours, we'll agree this conversation did not take place."
Valeris: "A lie?"
Spock: "An omission."

Spock: "An ancestor of mine maintained that if you eliminate the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth."

Klingon Prison Guard: "This is the gulag Rura Penthe. There is no stockade. No guard tower. No electronic frontier. Only a magnetic shield prevents beaming. Punishment means exile from prison to the surface. On the surface, nothing can survive. Work well, and you will be treated well. Work badly, and you will die."

Spock: "Ah! Mr. Scott.  I understand you're having difficulty with the warp drive. How much time do you require for repair?"
Scotty: "There's nothing wrong with the bloody thing."
Spock: "Mr. Scott, if we return to Space Dock, the assassins will surely find a way to dispose of their incriminating footwear, and we will never see the Captain or Dr. McCoy alive again."
Scotty: "Could take weeks, sir."
Spock: "Thank you, Mr. Scott. Valeris, please inform Starfleet Command that our warp drive is inoperative."
Valeris: "A lie?"
Spock: "An error."

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've chosen is at hand."

Kirk: "Names, Lieutenant!"
Valeris: "I do not remember."
Spock: "A lie?"
Valeris: "A choice."

Spock: "But, Captain, we both know that I am not human."
Kirk: "Spock, you want to know something? Everybody's human."
Spock: "I find that remark.....insulting."

Spock: "Doctor - would you care to assist me in performing surgery on a torpedo?"
McCoy: "Fascinating."

Uhura: "Captain. I have orders from Starfleet Command. We're to put back to Space Dock immediately. To be decommissioned."
Spock: "If I were human, I believe my response would be 'Go to Hell.'  If I were human."
Chekov: "Course heading, Captain?"
Kirk: "Second star to the right...... And straight on till morning."

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