Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home

Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home quotes

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[Over 20th Century America]
James T. Kirk: This is an extremely primitive and paranoid culture.


Spock: Excuse me. Weren't those a birthday present from Dr. McCoy?
James T. Kirk: And they will be again. That's the beauty of it. [to the Antique store owner] How much?
Antique store owner: Well, they'd be worth more if the lenses were intact. I'll give you one hundred dollars.
James T. Kirk: Is that a lot?

Spock: To hunt a species to extinction is not logical.
Dr. Gillian Taylor: Who ever said the human race was logical?

[Kirk and Spock are walking back to San Francisco from Sausalito when Dr. Gillian Taylor stops and offers them a lift]
Dr. Gillian Taylor: Well, if it isn't Robin Hood and Friar Tuck. Where're you fellahs heading?
Kirk: Back to San Francisco.
Dr. Gillian Taylor: Came all the way down here to jump in and swim with the kiddies, huh?
Kirk: There's really very little point in my trying to explain.
Dr. Gillian Taylor: I buy that. What about him?
Kirk: He's harmless. Back in the sixties he was part of the Free Speech movement at Berkeley. I think he did too much LDS.

[Uhura and Chekov getting directions from a police officer to the Alameda Naval Air Station]
Pavel Chekov: Hello, we are looking for the naval base in Alameda. It's where they keep the nuclear wessels.
[Uhura and Chekov look at each another]
Pavel Chekov: Nu-clee-ar wessels.

Pavel Chekov: Admiral, we have found the nuclear wessel.
James T. Kirk: Well done, team two.
Pavel Chekov: And, Admiral... it is the Enterprise.
[Kirk and Spock look at each other]
James T. Kirk: Understood. What's your plan?
Pavel Chekov: We will beam in tonight, collect the photons, and beam out. No one will ever know we were there.
James T. Kirk: Understood and approved. Keep me informed. Kirk out.

James T. Kirk: If we play our cards right, we may be able to find out where those whales are being released.
Spock: How will playing cards help?

Dr. Gillian Taylor: You guys like Italian?
Spock: No.
James T. Kirk: Yes.
Spock: No.
James T. Kirk: Yes.
Spock: No.
James T. Kirk: Yes. I love Italian. [looks at Spock] And so do you.
Spock: Yes.

Dr. Nichols: what did you have in mind?
Leonard McCoy: Perhaps the professor can use your computer?
Montgomery Scott: Computer. Computer. Ah. [McCoy hands him a mouse and he speaks over it] Hello, computer.
Dr. Nichols: Just use the keyboard.
Montgomery Scott: The keyboard. How quaint.

[Pavel Chekov is being interrogated aboard the Ranger]
Interrogator: Ok, let's take it from the top.
Pavel Chekov: The top of what?
Interrogator: Name.
Chekov: My name?
Interrogator: [sarcastically] No, my name!
Chekov: I do not know your name.
Interrogator:You play games with me mister, and you're through!
Chekov: I am? May I go now?

Dr. Gillian Taylor: Don't tell me they don't use money in the 23rd Century.
James T. Kirk: Well, we don't.

James T. Kirk: Spock, where the hell is the power you promised me?
Spock: One damn minute, Admiral.
Montgomery Scott: [over the intercom] I'm ready, Spock. Let's find George and Gracie.

Spock: Guessing is not in my nature, doctor.
Leonard McCoy: Well... nobody's perfect.

Montgomery Scott: Admiral, there be whales here!
James T. Kirk: Well done, Mr. Scott. How soon can we be ready for warp speed?
Montgomery Scott: Full power now, sir.
James T. Kirk: If you will, Mr. Sulu.
Hikaru Sulu: Aye, sir. Warp speed.

James T. Kirk: Mr. Spock, have you accounted for the variable mass of whales and water in your time re-entry program?
Spock: Mr. Scott cannot give me exact figures, Admiral, so... I will make a guess.
James T. Kirk: A guess? You, Spock? That's extraordinary.
Spock: [to McCoy] I don't think he understands.
Leonard McCoy: No, Spock. He means that he feels safer about your guesses than most other people's facts.
Spock: Then you're saying... it is a compliment?
Leonard McCoy: It is.
Spock: Ah. Then I will try to make the best guess I can.