Without freedom of choice, there is no creativity. Without creativity, there is no life.— Benjamin Spock
Glamorous Captain Kirk quotations
I don't like being recognised, I have no interest in being famous at all, I just do what I do. If I could be like Captain Kirk and beam myself up and then beam myself down, I would!
Has it ever occurred to you that how we deal with death is at least as important as how we deal with life?
All I ask is a tall ship and a star to sail her by.
How we deal with death is at least as important as how we deal with life.
What does God need with a starship?
One of the advantages of being a captain is being able to ask for advice without necessarily having to take it.
Captain Kirk has been a source of pleasure and income for a long time.
He's been on vacation for a year and month.
Captain Kirk never left the helm when the Enterprise was under attack.
The more complex the mind, the greater the need for the simplicity of play.
It's a fun thing for journalists to say that Captain Kirk is the boyfriend role.
I'm happy to give a laugh. But it's a really complex story.
It was difficult, and yet I was very eager to do it.
It was a really odd thing. I really wanted to do that story. I really wanted to write the death of Captain Kirk. I really wanted to do it in the movie.
I met [Shatner] on the set of Star Trek V, and he was horrible to me.
He was cruel, and dismissive, and treated me the way I understand he treats pretty much everyone who tells him how much they loved him as Captain Kirk.
Even then, I didn't quite know what to make of it [captain Kirk death].
I was mystified by why I was doing it, why I was so driven to do it, and why it was affecting me like it was. I still don't know what it means. It's a strange singular experience. I don't even know anyone to talk to about it because I don't know anyone who's had that experience.