20 Star Trek quotes to help you boldly go through the workday

Needing extra inspiration at work? We gathered the best quotes that any Trekkie will love.

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More than 50 years after its first premiere, Star Trek returns with Star Trek: Discovery on CBS. Stream it live or watch it on-demand on CBS All Access beginning September 24. In honor of the new series, we've compiled a list of our favorite Star Trek quotes.

  1. "Logic is the beginning of wisdom, not the end." -- Spock
  2. "Highly illogical." -- Spock
  3. "Live long, and prosper." -- Spock
  4. "Things are only impossible until they're not." -- Captain Jean-Luc Picard
  5. "Insufficient facts always invite danger." -- Spock
  6. "Compassion: that's the one things no machine ever had. Maybe it's the one thing that keeps men ahead of them." -- Dr. McCoy
  7. "We prefer to help ourselves. We make mistakes, but we're human--and maybe that's the word that best explains us." -- Captain James T. Kirk
  8. "Improve a mechanical device and you may double productivity. But improve man, you gain a thousandfold." -- Khan Noonien Singh
  9. "I am pleased to see that we have differences. May we together become greater than the sum of both of us." -- Surak
  10. "It is possible to commit no errors and still lose. That is not a weakness. That is life." -- Captain Jean-Luc Picard to Data
  11. "I canna' change the laws of physics." -- Montgomery "Scotty" Scott
  12. "KHAAANNN!" -- Captain James T. Kirk
  13. "One man cannot summon the future." --Spock "But one man can change the present!" -- Kirk
  14. "Change is the essential process of all existence." -- Spock
  15. "It is the lot of 'man' to strive no matter how content he is." -- Spock
  16. "Computers make excellent and efficient servants, but I have no wish to serve under them." -- Spock
  17. "Without freedom of choice there is no creativity." -- Captain James T. Kirk
  18. "You can use logic to justify almost anything. That's its power. And its flaw." - Captain Cathryn Janeway
  19. "There is a way out of every box, a solution to every puzzle; it's just a matter of finding it." -- Captain Jean-Luc Picard
  20. "To boldly go where no man has gone before." -- Captain James T. Kirk

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