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55 Spock Quotes For The Most Logical Of Star Trek Fans

Mr. Spock, played most famously by Leonard Nimoy, is one of television and cinema's most beloved characters.

Mr. Spock, played most characteristically by the legendary actor Leonard Nimoy, is one of the three important characters in the Star Trek universe, alongside Captain James T. Kirk and Dr. Leonard McCoy.

He was famously the first officer and science officer under Captain Kirk aboard the U.S.S. Enterprise. Mr. Spock first served as lieutenant under Captain Pike and later Kirk.

Mr. Spock was known for his wide gamut of interests including art, music, literature, and poetry. He also knew how to play chess and a few musical instruments. He was characterized by his logical worldview that kept his emotions at bay. For that reason, Star Trek, and specifically Nimoy as Spock, is a reservoir of logical quotes and witticisms. It is, no doubt, one of the many reasons that Star Trek's popularity endures to this day.

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Best Spock Quotes

Leonard Nimoy and his sensitive portrayal of Mr. Spock was a part of most of our childhoods. Mr. Spock's subtle humor and deep witticisms are his defining feature. Here is a list of some of the absolute best Spock quotes.

1. "Insufficient facts always invite danger."

- Spock.

2. "Computers make excellent and efficient servants, but I have no wish to serve under them."

- Spock.

3. "The needs of the many outweigh the needs of the few, or the one."

- Spock.

4. "In critical moments, men sometimes see exactly what they wish to see."

- Spock, 'Star Trek', season 3, episode 9.

5. "Without followers, evil cannot spread."

- Spock, 'Star Trek', Season 3, episode 5.

6. "Live long and prosper."

- Spock, 'Star Trek', Season 2, episode 1.

7. "It is curious how often you humans manage to obtain that which you do not want."

- Spock.

8. "Loss of life is to be mourned, but only if the life was wasted."

- Spock.

9. "If there are self-made purgatories, then we all have to live in them."

- Spock.

10. "Beauty is transitory."

- Spock.

11. "I'm frequently appalled by the low regard you Earthmen have for life."

- Spock.

12. "You Earth people have glorified violence for forty centuries. But you imprison those who employ it privately."

- Spock, 'Star Trek', Season 1: Dagger of the Mind.

13. "Vulcans never bluff."

- Spock, 'Star Trek', Season 2, episode 6.

14. "It is the lot of 'man' to strive no matter how content he is."

- Spock.

15. "I like to believe that there are always possibilities."

- Spock.

16. "Virtue is a relative term."

- Spock.

17. "Violence in reality is quite different from theory."

- Spock.

18. "Evil does seem to maintain power by suppressing the truth."

- Spock.

19. "One can begin to reshape the landscape with a single flower."

- Spock.

20. "Space: the final frontier. These are the voyages of the starship Enterprise. Her ongoing mission: to explore strange new worlds, to seek out new life-forms and new civilizations; to boldly go where no one has gone before."

- Spock.

21. "I have been and always shall be your friend."

- Spock.

22. "You find it easier to understand the death of one than the death of a million."

- Spock.

23. "Humans smile with so little provocation."

- Spock

Spock Logic Quotes

Logic has come to be Mr. Spock's most defining feature.

Mr. Spock is nothing if not logical. Even his greeting "live long and prosper" is based on logic. And we all can agree that watching Mr. Spock made us all smarter. That's why we've compiled Mr. Spock's most logical quotes for you!

24. "After a time, you may find that having is not so pleasing a thing after all as wanting. It is not logical, but is often true."

- Spock, 'Star Trek', Season 2, episode 1.

25. "May I say that I have not thoroughly enjoyed serving with Humans? I find their illogic and foolish emotions a constant irritant."

- Spock.

26. "I see no logic in wanting to worship a deity who demands you live in perpetual fear."

- Spock.

27. "I realize that command does have its fascination, even under circumstances such as these, but I neither enjoy the idea of command nor am I frightened of it. It simply exists, and I will do whatever logically needs to be done."

- Spock.

28. “Physical reality is consistent with universal laws. Where the laws do not operate, there is no reality.”

- Spock.

29. "I object to you. I object to intellect without discipline. I object to power without constructive purpose."

- Spock.

30. "Change is the essential process of all existence."

- Spock.

31. "Spock: My congratulations, Captain—a dazzling display of logic.

Captain Kirk: You didn't think I had it in me, did you, Spock?

Spock: No, sir."

- 'Star Trek', Season 2: The Changeling.

32. "I fail to comprehend your indignation, sir. I have simply made the logical deduction that you are a liar."

- Spock, 'Star Trek', Season 1: The Alternative Factor.

33. "Logic is the beginning of wisdom ... not the end."

- Spock, 'Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country'.

34. "When you eliminate the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth."

- Spock, 'Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country'.

35. "When there is no emotion, there is no motive for violence."

- Spock.

36. "It is more rational to sacrifice one life than six."

- Spock.

37. "It would be illogical to kill without reason."

- Spock.

38. "Pain is a thing of the mind. The mind can be controlled."

- Spock.

39. "Captain, you almost make me believe in luck."

- Spock.

40. "Lieutenant, I am half-Vulcanian. Vulcanians do not speculate. I speak from pure logic. If I let go of a hammer on a planet that has a positive gravity, I need not see it fall to know that it has in fact fallen."

- Spock.

41. "There is no reason that function should not be beautiful. In fact beauty usually makes it more effective."

- Spock.

42. "Dr. McCoy: You should taste his food. Straw would taste better than his meat, and water a hundred times better than his brandy - nothing has any taste at all.

Mr. Spock: It may be unappetizing, doctor, but it is logical.

Dr. McCoy: Ah, there's that magic word again. Does your logic find this fascinating, Mr. Spock?

Mr. Spock: No, 'fascinating' is a word I use for the unexpected. In this case, I should think 'interesting' would suffice."

- 'The Squire of Gothos'.

43. "To expect sense from two mentalities of such extreme points of view is not logical."

- Spock, 'Star Trek', Season 3, episode 15.

44. "Worry is a human emotion, Captain. I accept what has happened."

- Spock.

Funny Mr. Spock Quotes

Leonard Nimoy brought Mr. Spock to life in a way no one could, especially with those deadpan deliveries. Here are some of our favourite humorous Mr. Spock quotes.

45. "Highly illogical."

- Spock.

46. "If I were human, I believe my response would be 'go to hell'... If I were human."

- Spock.

47. "I must acknowledge, once and for all, that the purpose of diplomacy is to prolong a crisis."

- Spock.

48. "Dr. McCoy: Mr. Spock, you're the most cold-blooded man I've ever known.

Mr. Spock: Why, thank you, Doctor."

- 'Court Martial'.

49. "Humans do have an amazing capacity for believing what they choose and excluding that which is painful."'

- Spock.

50. "I'll never understand the medical mind."

- Spock.

51. "I have never understood the female capacity to avoid a direct answer to any question."

- Spock.

52. "If those peculiar signals are coming from Captain Kirk or Lieutenant Sulu, their rationality is in question."

- Spock.

53. "Mr. Spock: The precise meaning of the word 'desert' is a waterless, barren wasteland. I fail to understand your romantic nostalgia for such a place.

Dr. McCoy: Doesn't surprise me, Mr. Spock. I can't imagine a mirage ever disturbing those mathematically perfect brainwaves of yours.

Mr. Spock: Thank you, Dr. McCoy."

- 'The Squire of Gothos'.

54. "Captain James T. Kirk : [to Mr. Spock] I suspect you're becoming more and more human all the time.

Mr. Spock: Captain, I see no reason to stand here and be insulted."

- 'The Devil in the Dark'.

55. "Sir, there is a multi-legged creature crawling on your shoulder."

- Spock, on seeing a spider.

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