After A Time, You May Find That 'having' Is Not So Pleasing A Thing, After All, As 'wanting.
After a time, you may find that 'having' is not so pleasing a thing,
after all, as 'wanting.' It is not logical, but it is often true.
-- Spock, "Amok Time," stardate 3372.7.
Spock: "Humans have no conception." -- "Amok time", Stardate 3372.7.
You [humans] are, after all, essentially irrational. -- Spock, "Metamorphosis," stardate 3220.3
Kirk: "Well, are you a doctor or aren't you?" -- "Amok time", Stardate 3372.7.
It is undignified for a woman to play servant to a man who is not hers.
-- Spock, "Amok Time," stardate 3372.7....
And after all this time to find we're just like all the rest.
Hot as Vulcan. -- McCoy, "Amok Time", stardate 3372.7.
Spock: "For some time now, I've been aware of a growing movement here of people who seek to learn the ideals of the Vulcan philosophy.
They've been declared enemies of the state, but there are a few in the Romulan hierarchy like Pardek, who are sympathetic....
We shield it [the Vulcan mating rite] with ritual and custom shrouded in antiquity.
You humans have no conception. It strips our minds from us....
In the distant past Vulcans killed to win their mates.
And they still go mad at this time. Perhaps the price they pay for having no emotions the rest of the time....