The 10 Best Captain Picard quotes from "Star Trek: The Next Generation"

By: H&I Staff    Posted: October 7, 2016, 12:28PM

Don't let his stoic and sometimes stern expression scare you away. Although powerful, he displays qualities of an excellent leader and a well intentioned man. Sure, there are dozens of other memorable Picard quotes, but here are some of our favorites. What are your favorite Picard quotes? 

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1

"Peak Performance"

Season two, episode 21


"It is possible to commit no mistakes and still lose. That is not a weakness; that is life."




2

"In Theory"

Season four, episode 25


"I'd be delighted to offer any advie I have on understanding women. When I have some, I'll let you know." 

3

"When the Bough Break"

Season one, episode 17


"Things are only impossible until they're not." 

4

"The Inner Light"

Season five, episode 25


"Live now. Make now always the most precious time. Now will never come again." 

5

"Symbiosis'

Season one, episode 22


"The Prime Directive is not just a set of rules; it is a philosophy ... and a very correct one. History has proven again and again that whenever mankind interferes with a less developed civilization, no matter how well intentioned that interference may be, the results are invariably disastrous."


6

"The Drumhead"

Season four, episode 21


"The road from legitimate suspiscion to rampant paranoia is very much shorter than we think." 

7

"The Schiziod Man"

Season two, episode six 


"No being is so important that he can usurp the rights of another." 

8

"Yesterday's Enterprise"

Season three, episode 15


"Let's make sure history never forgets the name Enterprise." 

9

"Tin Man"

Season three, episode 20


"Being first at any cost is not always the point." 

10

Multiple Episodes

"Make it so!"