15+ Best Borg Quotes From 'The Collective' Star Trek Aliens

Some things are better achieved as a collective.

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The Borg wish to assimilate humans in order to get closer to perfection.

With their popular Catchphrase "Resistance is Futile" - the Borg Collective travel the Star Trek universe assimilating different species. If you are interested in the Borg quotes and the Star Trek Universe, do check out Picard quotes and Spock quotes.

Best 'Star Trek' Borg Quotes

The addition of even one is enough to make a collective stronger.

A popular question debated amongst people - particularly for 'Star Trek: Next Generation' - is if Borg assimilation was painful. After much discussion, it is popularly assumed that the assimilation may hurt initially, but not throughout the process. This is something  Captain Jean-Luc Picard experienced first hand when he was assimilated into the Borg and titled the Locutus of Borg. Read on for some of the best 'Star Trek' Borg quotes.

1. "We are the Borg."

-The Borg.

2. "Was it good for you?"

-The Borg.

3. "Human! We used to be exactly like them. Flawed. Weak. Organic. But we evolved to include the synthetic. Now we use both to attain perfection. Your goal should be the same as ours."

-The Borg.

4. "We are the Borg. Lower your shields and surrender your ships. We will add your biological and technological distinctiveness to our own. Your culture will adapt to service us. Resistance is futile."

-The Borg.

5. "I am the beginning, the end, the one who is many. I am the Borg."

-The Borg.

Famous Quotes By The Borg Collective

Heroes can emerge from anywhere.

The Borg is a cybernetic group, meaning they need technology to keep up their collective. As such, they will continuously assimilate new species and adopt their technologies. They operate out of the Delta Quadrant and have often caused problems for the protagonists of the series. There is also a very popular theory in 'Star Trek' circles that the Romulans were responsible for the creation of the Borg. The Borg was eventually defeated by the crew of Enterprise-D.

6. "Resistance is futile"

-The Borg.

7. "To be human is to be complex. You can’t avoid a little ugliness — from within — and from without."

-The Borg.

8. "By assimilating other races into our collective, we are bringing them closer to perfection."

-The Borg.

9. "You will be assimilated"

-The Borg.

10. "Existence as you know it is over"

-The Borg.

11. "Hello! There's a Borg on the bridge! He's not going to sit around and let you scan him while he's assimilating the ship!"

-Q (as a Borg).

12. "Such a noble creature. A quality we sometimes lack. We will add your distinctiveness to our own. Welcome home... Locutus."      

-Borg Queen.

Borg Queen Quotes From 'Star Trek First Contact'                    

The Borg Queen is like the controller or a regulator of the Borg. Since all collectives require someone to bring order, The Borg Queen does it for them. It is assumed that there are more than one Borg Queens because we have seen at least two of them die in the previous episodes, and yet, there is a third one around who captures Captain Picard. Read on for the best quotes from the Borg Queen!

13. "Brave words. I've heard them before, from thousands of species across thousands of worlds, since long before you were created. But, now they are all Borg."

-The Borg Queen, 'Star Trek First Contact.'

14. "Borg Queen: You flatter yourself! I've overseen the assimilation of countless millions. You were no different!

Captain Jean-Luc Picard: You're lying. You wanted more than just another Borg drone. You wanted a human being with a mind of his own, who could bridge the gulf between humanity and the Borg! You wanted a counterpart! But I resisted. I fought you.

Borg Queen: You can't begin to imagine the life you denied yourself."

-'Star Trek First Contact.'

15. "You are an imperfect being, created by an imperfect being. Finding your weakness is only a matter of time."  

-The Borg Queen  'Star Trek First Contact.'

16. "Lieutenant Commander Data: Since you seem to know so much about me, you must be aware I am programmed to evolve. To better myself.

Borg Queen: We too are on a quest to better ourselves, evolving toward a state of perfection.

Lieutenant Commander Data: Forgive me - the Borg do not evolve, they conquer."

-'Star Trek First Contact.'

17. "Captain Jean-Luc Picard: Let him go. He's not the one you want.

Borg Queen: Are you offering yourself to us?

Captain Jean-Luc Picard: Offering myself...? That's it, I remember now! It wasn't enough that you assimilate me... I had to give myself freely to the Borg. To you!"

-'Star Trek First Contact.'

18. "You are in chaos, Data. You are the contradiction: a machine who wishes to be human."

-The Borg Queen, 'Star Trek First Contact.'

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