Episode Quotes


Kirk: "We think of ourselves as the most powerful beings in the universe. It's unsettling to discover that we're wrong."
Kirk: "The trigger has been pulled. We've got to get there before the hammer falls."
Kor: "I don't trust men who smile too much."
Kor: "You speak of courage. Obviously you do not know the difference between courage and foolhardiness. Always it is the brave ones who die, the soldiers."
Kirk: "I'm a soldier, not a diplomat. I can only tell the truth."
Kor: "If some day we are defeated, well, war has its fortunes, good and bad."
Spock: "Curious, how often you humans manage to obtain that which you do not want."
Kirk: "Another Armenia, Belgium... the weak innocents who always seem to be located on a natural invasion route."