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George Takei Quotes and Sayings

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STAR TREK is a show that had a vision about a future that was positive.
- George Takei

You know, I grew up in two American internment camps,
and at that time I was very young.
- George Takei

Well, the whole history of Star Trek is the market demand.
- George Takei

I thought this convention phenomenon was very flattering,
but that's about the extent of it.
- George Takei

 

I'm a civic busybody and I've been blessed with an active career.
- George Takei

Plays close, movies wrap and TV series eventually get cancelled,
and we were cancelled in three season.
- George Takei

I've run the marathon several times,
so I definitely don't look like the Great Ancestor!
- George Takei

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I spent my boyhood behind the barbed wire fences of
American internment camps and that part of my life
is something that I wanted to share with more people.
- George Takei

Then that did very well at the box office,
so before you knew it, we were in a string of feature motion pictures.
Then they announced that they were going to do some spinoffs of us.
- George Takei

Every time we had a hot war going on in Asia,
it was difficult for Asian Americans here.
- George Takei

To do theater you need to block off a hunk of time.
- George Takei

My memories of camp - I was four years old to eight years old -
they're fond memories.
- George Takei

But when we came out of camp, that's when I first realized that being in camp,
that being Japanese-American, was something shameful.
- George Takei

I marched back then - I was in a civil-rights musical,
Fly Blackbird, and we met Martin Luther King.
- George Takei

I'm an anglophile.
I visit England regularly, sometimes three or four times a year,
at least once a year.
- George Takei

As you know, when Star Trek was canceled after the second season,
it was the activism of the fans that revived it for a third season.
- George Takei

This is supposed to be a participatory democracy and
if we're not in there participating then the people
that will manipulate and exploit the system will step in there.
- George Takei

Yes, I remember the barbed wire and the guard towers and the machine guns,
but they became part of my normal landscape.
What would be abnormal in normal times became my normality in camp.
- George Takei

And it seems to me important for a country,
for a nation to certainly know about its glorious achievements
but also to know where its ideals failed,
in order to keep that from happening again.
- George Takei

Well, it gives, certainly to my father,
who is the one that suffered the most in our family,
and understanding of how the ideals of a country are
only as good as the people who give it flesh and blood.
- George Takei

We have only this moment,
sparkling like a star in our hand -
and melting like a snowflake.
- Marie B. Ray PHOTO

Fear is the path to the dark side.
Fear leads to anger.
Anger leads to hate.
Hate leads to suffering.
- Yoda, character in Star Wars movie

Do or do not, there is no try.
- Jedi Master Yoda in Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back

You are important. You are the star -
the only star - of your own life show.
Everyone else is a bit player in the great drama of your life.
Be of service to humanity, but never be anyone's doormat.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Hitch your wagon to a star.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Follow your own star.
- Anonymous

To deny the facts would be illogical.
- the character Spock in the television series Star Trek

Things are only impossible until they're not.
- Jean-Luc Picard, character in STAR TREK: The Next Generation

You must unlearn what you have learned.
- the character Yoda in the movie Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back

I follow my own star and my own inner compass.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Change is the essential process of all existence.
- Spock character in Star Trek

Give somebody a gold star - Today.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

What you want is irrelevant,
what you have chosen is at hand.
- Spock character in Star Trek VI movie

There are times, sir, when men of good conscience
cannot blindly follow orders.
- Captain Picard, STAR TREK: The Next Generation

Friendship must dare to risk, or it's not friendship.
- Captain Jean-Luc Picard in the TV show Star Trek: The Next Generation

Humans make illogical decisions.
- Spock (character in Star Trek movies and TV shows)

Where there is no emotion,
there is no motive for violence.
- the character Spock in the Star Trek television series

Humans do have an amazing capacity
for believing what they choose,
and excluding that which is painful.
- Spock (character in Star Trek television series)

He who is fixed to a star
does not change his mind.
- Leonardo da Vinci

Under the Environmental Protection Agency's Energy Star Program,
homes are independently verified to be measurably more
energy efficient than average houses.
- Melissa Bean

I'm a dreamer.
I have to dream and reach for the stars,
and if I miss a star then I grab a handful of clouds.
- Mike Tyson

A designer is only as good as the star who wears her clothes.
- Edith Head

I'm not a real movie star.
I've still got the same wife I started out with twenty-eight years ago.
- Will Rogers

In 1993 my birthday present was a star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame.
- Annette Funicello

Let children walk with Nature,
let them see the beautiful blendings
and communions of death and life,
their joyous inseparable unity,
as taught in woods and meadows,
plains and mountains and streams
of our blessed star,
and they will learn that death
is stingless indeed,
and as beautiful as life.
- John Muir

The claim "I was only following orders" has been used
to justify too many tragedies in our history.
- Captain Picard of the television series
STAR TREK: The Next Generation

As a rock star, I have two instincts,
I want to have fun, and I want to change the world.
I have a chance to do both.
- Bono

We are just an advanced breed of monkeys
on a minor planet of a very average star.
But we can understand the Universe.
That makes us something very special.
- Stephen Hawking

Peter was sick of being a pop star, the guitar god,
and so he decided to teach himself other instruments.
Among the instruments that he picked up was the mandolin.
- Michael Stipe

People think that being on Star Trek is career suicide,
but it's really just the opposite.
- Brent Spiner

All things by immortal power.
Near of far, to each other linked are,
that thou canst not stir a flower without troubling of a star.
- Francis Thompson

What about Mickey Mouse? Disney tried very hard to make him a star.
But Mickey Mouse is more of a symbol than a real character.
- Joseph Barbera

For as one star another far exceeds,
So souls in heaven are placed by their deeds.
- Robert Greene

In the night of death, hope sees a star,
and listening love can hear the rustle of a wing.
- Robert Green Ingersoll

I do live like a rock star, but it's not as great as it sounds.
It's a lot of traveling.
- Ron White

I've never actually seen a Star Trek,
but I have seen an Alien movie.
- Izabella Scorupco

I've been a rock star since you were very young.
But I've never encountered anything as powerful as cancer.
- Melissa Etheridge

One could not pluck a flower without troubling a star.
- Loren Eiseley

The boy can do anything, but to be the star of the
World Cup you have got to get to the final and win it!
- Alan Hansen

I never go outside unless I look like Joan Crawford the movie star.
If you want to see the girl next door,
go next door.
- Joan Crawford

If I could live a parallel life, I would be a sitcom star;
being in front of a live audience would be great.
- Scott Wolf

I never accepted the idea that I was all through.
I guess no person who has once been a star can do that,
ever.
- Ethel Waters

I probably hold the distinction of being one movie star who,
by all laws of logic, should never have made it.
At each stage of my career, I lacked the experience.
- Audrey Hepburn

It wasn't until the first season ended that I went
to my first Star Trek convention.
It was in Denver.
There were two and a half thousand people there.
- Patrick Stewart

I'm a huge Star Wars fan.
I lost my Darth Vader watch.
- Rhona Mitra

J.
Lo, whether she is good or bad, is like a fiery movie star,
a throwback to Elizabeth Taylor in her heyday.
- Steven Cojocaru

I guess I've always lived the glamorous life of a star.
It 's nothing new - I used to spend down to the last dime.
- Freddie Mercury

I don't want to be a star.
If you have to label me anything, I'm an actor -
I guess.
A journeyman actor.
I think 'star' is what you call actors who can't act.
- Paul Muni

Suddenly Star Wars came out while we were on hiatus,
and we looked like the old Buck Rogers series,
where they had cigarette smoke blowing out the back of the rocket ship.
- Gregory Harrison

I think I am a star - I'm simply a funny-shaped star.
- Malcolm Wilson

A true man never frets about his place in the world,
but just slides into it by the gravitation of his nature,
and swings there as easily as a star.
- Edwin Hubbel Chapin


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