Memorable Quotes

[said to Data when he loses his confidence after losing a game to a humanoid]
Captain Jean-Luc Picard : Sometimes, you can make no mistakes, do everything right, and still lose

Borg Collective: Freedom is irrelevant. Resistance is futile.

The Borg: Strength is irrelevant. Resistance is futile. We wish to improve ourselves. We will add your biological and technological distinctiveness to our own. Your culture will adapt to service ours.

[the crew has disappeared and Beverly is alone on the ship]
Dr. Beverly Crusher : Computer... read the entire crew roster for The Enterprise.
Computer : Dr. Beverly Crusher.
Dr. Beverly Crusher : Have I always been the only member of the crew on the Starship Enterprise?
Computer : Affirmative.
Dr. Beverly Crusher : If this were a bad dream, would you tell me?
Computer : That is not a valid question.
Dr. Beverly Crusher : [sarcastic] Like hell it isn't. What is the primary mission of the Starship Enterprise?
Computer : To explore the galaxy.
Dr. Beverly Crusher : Do I have the necessary skills to complete that mission alone?
Computer : Negative.
Dr. Beverly Crusher : Then WHY am I the only crew member?
Computer : (beep, squeak, crackle)
Dr. Beverly Crusher : Uh-huh. Got you, there.

Lt.Cmdr. Data : If you prick me, do I not... leak?

Captain Jean-Luc Picard : [Trying to inspire courage in a child in danger] Let's see. Your science project involved radishes, did it not? I hereby appoint you my Executive Officer in charge of... um... radishes.

Lt.Cmdr. Data : He must have died in his sleep.
Lieutenant Worf : What a terrible way to die.

Wesley Crusher : He wants the impossible.
Lt.Cmdr. Geordi Laforge : That's the short definition of "Captain".

[Wesley complains that Picard wants the impossible]
Geordi La Forge : That's the short definition of captain.

Lt.Cmdr. Data : That was the stun setting. This is not.

Counselor Deanna Troi : Sharing an orbit with God is no small experience.

Q : Humans. I'd have thought by now you would have scampered back to your own little star system.

[Troi has shot an arrow into Data's chest]
Lt.Cmdr. Data : Congratulations, Counselor. I believe your aim is improving.