Burnham: Power and life support systems are disabled everywhere except for the data center where Control is located so we'll have to beam over in EV suits.
Pike: Because the politics won't complicate it enough.

This makes my work impossible and I'm not being hyperbolic when I say the future of the galaxy's at stake.

Spock

What I feel is that failure is liberating and, for the first time, I enjoy expressing emotion!

Spock

You avoid reality because it is easier for you to shoulder burden than to face unimaginable grief.

Spock

Spock: It is arrogant of you to assert that my present manner of thinking requires fixing at all.
Burnham: It is arrogant of you to assert it doesn't

Unlike Ensign Tilly, you seem to have no individual expression whatsoever. It is quite the accomplishment of the uniquely mundane.

Spock

Giving up our values in the name of security is to lose the battle in advance.

Pike

Sometimes, in war, the terrible choice is the only choice.

Cornwell

Saru: The Federation does not permit the use of mines.
Pike: No, they do not.
Cornwell: The Federation didn't build them.
Pike: I'd call that a distinction without a difference.

Airiam: Now I understand why this was so difficult for you. Key encryptions are continually changing.
Tilly: Good thing you're half-robot.
Airiam: I prefer cybernetically-augmented, thank you very much.

The purpose of logic is to problem-solve in an uncertain environment.

Burnham

Stamets: Could one of you say something please? I don't like to listen to myself talk when I have an audience.
Burnham: We're thinking, Commander.
Stamets: Think louder.

Star Trek: Discovery Quotes

Giving up our values in the name of security is to lose the battle in advance.

Pike

The only way to defeat fear is to tell it 'No'. No, we will not take shortcuts on the path to righteousness. No, we will not break the rules that protect us from our basest instincts. No, we will not allow desperation to destroy moral authority.

Burnham