Just as repetition reinforces repetition, change begets change....Sometimes the only way to find out where you fit in is to step out of the routine. Because sometimes, where you really belong was waiting right around the corner all along.

Burnham

Burnham: What I'm feeling is complicated... and strange.
Tyler: It's okay. I'm not going anywhere.
Burnham: What is it?
Tyler: I'm just sad we missed our first kiss.

Stella: Harcourt! Where have you been? I have been so worried about you.
Mudd: It's been such a tumultuous year. I couldn't even begin to explain.
Stella: Try.

And you almost pulled it off. Except for me, because I exist outside the normal time stream.

Stamets

I am neither one for following orders nor giving them. The solar winds are my mistress and I follow her wherever she beckons.

Mudd

Never hide who you are. That's the only way relationships work

Stamets

There really are so many ways to blow up this ship. It's almost a design flaw.

Mudd

Lorca: What the hell are you doing on my ship?
Mudd: You ask me that question every single time. You know that, don't you? No, of course you don't.

We've been through all this before... multiple times, actually... and I hate to tell you but I have yet to find a way where it ends with a win for the home team.

Stamets

As days go, this is a weird one.

Stamets

Burnham: You are mad.
Mudd: No, I'm Mudd.

Burnham: As Science Specialist, I'm the most qualified to handle the needs of this creature.
Lorca: I don't give a damn. I just want it done.
Tyler: I request security oversight of the operation, Captain.
Lorca: I still don't give a damn.

Star Trek: Discovery Season 1 Episode 7 Quotes

I am neither one for following orders nor giving them. The solar winds are my mistress and I follow her wherever she beckons.

Mudd

Why would you apologize for a random act of physical interaction? Y'know, these are the moments that make life so gloriously unpredictable... You're a very tall man.

Stamets