quote by Benjamin Spock

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.

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