If the prime directives were followed a little more accurately here on earth, I mean it sounds somewhat Pollyanna, but I think people would certainly get along better.

— Jonathan Frakes

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I'm sort of in for a penny, in for a pound with Star Trek, It's my life at this point. To deny it would just be foolish.

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Someone once said "Don't try to be a great man.

Just be a man, and let history make its own judgements."

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I've always thought that we, as human beings, would be naive and arrogant to pretend that we're the only life form in the galaxy.

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I like contemporary American literature and I like biographies and I like jazz and I like baseball and I like writers who write about the human condition and sci-fi is just something that I happened into.

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Don't get me wrong-I'm very thankful for all the aliens I've met and loved.

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I always enjoyed going into the holodeck.

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I think I'm a better director than I ever was an actor.

I'd love to go back to acting, but nobody seems to want me.

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No, the type-casting didn't happen until after Star Trek.

I don't think that you get typecast until you've been cast!

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I think Star Trek has been very double-edged for all of us - as actors, writers, directors.

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One of my philosophies as a director is to listen to other people's great ideas because they'll help make you better.

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I think that I've been pigeon-holed by virtue of the fact that I've spent so much time in front of a green screen.

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I don't think you ever leave Star Trek for good.

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About Jonathan Frakes

Quotes 16 sayings
Nationality American
Profession Actor
Birthday October 16

I think, frankly, that I'm a better director than I was an actor.

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I think, unfortunately or fortunately, the reality of Hollywood is that if your movie makes money, they'll make another one.

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Well, there's much more time to do a weekly show, and much more coverage - as it turns out, it was all preparation for the stuff I'm doing now - but it was interesting to see how much time was spent on how little airtime, compared to knocking out a show a day on the soaps.

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