Jean-Luc Picard quotes feature

“If we’re going to be damned, let’s be damned for what we really are.” (Star Trek: The Next Generation — “Encounter At Farpoint”)

Star Trek: The Next Generation "Encounter at Farpoint"
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“Things are only impossible until they’re not!” (Star Trek: The Next Generation — “When the Bough Breaks”)

Star Trek: The Next Generation "When the Bough Breaks"
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“The only person you’re truly competing against... is yourself.” (Star Trek: The Next Generation — “Coming of Age”)

Star Trek: The Next Generation "Coming of Age"
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“No being is so important that he can usurp the rights of another.” (Star Trek: The Next Generation — “The Schizoid Man”)

Star Trek: The Next Generation "The Schizoid Man"
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“It is possible to commit no mistakes and still lose. That is not weakness, that is life.” (Star Trek: The Next Generation — “Peak Performance”)

Star Trek: The Next Generation "Peak Performance"
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“Villains who twirl their mustaches are easy to spot. Those who clothe themselves in good deeds are well-camouflaged.” (Star Trek: The Next Generation — “The Drumhead”)

Star Trek: The Next Generation "The Drumhead"
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“Every choice we make allows us to manipulate the future… A person’s life, their future, hinges on each of a thousand choices. Living is making choices.” (Star Trek: The Next Generation — “A Matter of Time”)

Star Trek: The Next Generation "A Matter of Time"
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“Someone once told me that time was a predator that stalked us all our lives. I rather believe that time is a companion who goes with us on the journey and reminds us to cherish every moment, because it will never come again. What we leave behind is not as important as how we’ve lived. After all... we’re only mortal.” (Star Trek: Generations)

Star Trek: Generations
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“Part of having feelings is learning to integrate them into your life… learning to live with them. No matter what the circumstances… Sometimes it takes courage to try... Courage can be an emotion, too.” (Star Trek: Generations)

Star Trek: Generations
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“Buried deep within you, beneath all the years of pain and anger, there is something that has never been nurtured: the potential to make yourself a better man. And that is what it is to be human. To make yourself more than you are. Oh, yes — I know you. There was a time you looked at the stars and dreamed of what might be.” (Star Trek: Nemesis)

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