The best Quotes by Jean-Luc Picard

The best Quotes by Jean-Luc Picard

Jean-Luc Picard is a fictional character in the Star Trek franchise, most often seen as the captain of the Federation starship USS Enterprise (NCC-1701-D). Played by Patrick Stewart, Picard has appeared in the television series Star Trek: The Next Generation (TNG) and the premiere episode of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, as well as the feature films Star Trek Generations (1994), Star Trek: First Contact (1996), Star Trek: Insurrection (1998), and Star Trek: Nemesis (2002). He is also featured as the central character in the show Star Trek: Picard (2020–2023).

I rather believe that time is a companion who goes with us on the journey and reminds us to cherish every moment because they'll never come again. What we leave behind is not as important as how we've lived.
With the first link, the chain is forged. The first speech censored, the first thought forbidden, the first freedom denied, chains us all irrevocably.
Star Trek - Season 4 Episode 21
Seize the time... Live now! Make now always the most precious time. Now will never come again.
Star Trek - Season 5 Episode 25
The past is written, but we are left to write the future.
Picard - Season 1
I came here to find safety. But one is never safe from the past.
Picard - Season 1
You're only as good as those around you. As long as you and your crew remain steadfast, you are never without hope.
Picard - Season 3
There are some moments that haunt us all our lives. Moments upon which history turns.
Picard - Season 2
With the first link, the chain is forged. The first speech censored, the first thought forbidden, the first freedom denied, chains us all irrevocably.
Star Trek: The Next Generation - Season 4 Episode 21
Live now; make now always the most precious time. Now will never come again.
Star Trek: The Next Generation - Season 5 Episode 25
It is possible to commit no errors and still lose. That is not a weakness. That is life.
Things are only impossible until they're not.
The true final frontier is time. Time offers so many opportunities, but never second chances.
Picard - Season 2
Matthew Dougherty: "Jean-Luc, we're only moving 600 people."
Picard: "How many people does it take before it becomes wrong?"
Star Trek - Insurrection
Space, the final frontier. These are the voyages of the starship Enterprise. Its continuing mission: to explore strange new worlds, to seek out new life and new civilizations, to boldly go where no one has gone before!
If we're going to be damned, let's be damned for what we really are.
There is a way out of every box, a solution to every puzzle; it's just a matter of finding it.

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I first saw you as a man who chose the stars. But after all this time, I've come to wonder, have you been seeking or running?
Picard - Season 2
William Shatner has one style. We have completely contrasting personalities. We're very good friends. I adore him, but we're very different people, so they were smart enough to write characters that reflected that.
Whenever the lion fish in the fish tank in the captain's ready room died it was always a sad moment.
I don't do impersonations. I can do a wounded elephant! I can do a really good cow! And because of the amount of time I spent in North Yorkshire, I do a variety of sheep. All of which I will be happy to roll out for you!
One of the things that I've come to understand is that as I talk a lot about Picard, what I find is that I'm talking about myself.
One day, out of irritation, I said, you know all of those years with the Royal Shakespeare Company, all those years of playing kings and princes and speaking black verse, and bestriding the landscape of England was nothing but a preparation for sitting in the captain's chair of the Enterprise.
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.
I've lived seven lifetimes, and I have never had a friend quite like you.
Jadzia Dax in Star Trek: Deep Space Nine - Season 4 Episode 6
Commander, laws change depending on who's making them. Cardassians one day, Federation the next... but justice is justice.
Odo in Star Trek: Deep Space Nine - Season 1 Episode 4
Just because we don't understand a life form doesn't mean that we can destroy it.
Odo in Star Trek: Deep Space Nine - Season 2 Episode 17
Even in the darkest moments, you can always find something that will make you smile.
Quark : "It's good to want things."
Odo : "Even things you can't have?"
Quark : "Especially things I can't have."
Quark in Star Trek: Deep Space Nine - Season 1 Episode 9
Censorship is saying: "I'm the one who says the last sentence. Whatever you say, the conclusion is mine." But the internet is like a tree that is growing. The people will always have the last word - even if someone has a very weak, quiet voice.
I am still against any kind of censorship. It's a subject in my life that has been very important.
Sometimes you must hurt in order to know, fall in order to grow, lose in order to gain. Because life's greatest lessons are learned through pain.
How do you pick up the threads of an old life? How do you go on, when in your heart you begin to understand... there is no going back? There are some things that time cannot mend. Some hurts that go too deep, that have taken hold.
Peeta: "I would love to stop this moment, here and now, and live in it forever."
Suzanne Collins - Catching Fire
Men must be free to do what they believe. It is not our right to punish one for thinking what they do, no matter how much we disagree.
This is how liberty dies - with thunderous applause!
We've all got both light and dark inside of us. What matters is the part we choose to act on. That's who we really are.
I have been, and always shall be, your friend. Live long and prosper.
Mister Spock in Star Trek - II: The Wrath of Khan
No one can know the future. One can only follow one's instincts.

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