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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"Peak Performance"

Season two, episode 21

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


"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." 


"When the Bough Break"

Season one, episode 17

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


"The Inner Light"

Season five, episode 25

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



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."


"The Drumhead"

Season four, episode 21

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


"The Schiziod Man"

Season two, episode six 

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


"Yesterday's Enterprise"

Season three, episode 15

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


"Tin Man"

Season three, episode 20

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


Multiple Episodes

"Make it so!" 

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