Lie Vulcans

Leonard Nimoy died at the age of 83. He became known in the series "Star Trek" as Mr. Spock. Without emotion, with raised eyebrows, Nimoy played the Vulcan. He always stuck to logic - even shortly before his death. A selection of his best Spock sentences.

... about the human race:

"If I were human, my answer would most likely be: 'Go to hell!'. If I were human ..."

"They were brutal, wild, unprincipled, uncivilized, insidious ... in every form, excellent examples of Homo Sapiens; the flower of humanity. I found it very refreshing."

"You Earthlings have glorified organized violence for 40 decades. But you imprison those who practice it privately."

... about Vulkan and Vulcans:

"It means adopting a philosophy, leading a lifestyle that is logical and useful. We cannot disregard this philosophy for personal reasons, no matter how important that reason may be."

"We are free of emotions. Where there are no emotions, there is no motive for violence."

"My father's race was spared the dubious effects of alcohol."

...About yourself:

"All I know is logic."

"Appreciating is not my nature."

"I contradict intellect without discipline, I contradict power without a constructive goal."

... to Captain Kirk:

"Captain, I'm having a pleasant experience right now. She's closely related to hearing her voice."

"Captain, you almost made me believe in luck."

"I would quote the regulations, but I know you will just ignore it."

... about what holds the world together:

"Many myths are based on the truth."

"It is not a lie to keep the truth to yourself."

"There is no point in madness. Or a reason. But it could have a purpose."

... about free time:

"On my planet, resting means resting - not wasting energy. For me it is quite illogical to run up and down a green lawn, using energy instead of saving it."

... about the unexpected:


... about death:

"In the strict scientific sense, we all feed on death - including vegetarians."

"Do not mourn for me, it was a logical decision. The welfare of many outweighs the welfare of a few or of an individual. It was me and I always will be, your friend. Live long and in peace.

More quotes in this youtube video.

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