Take good care but, more importantly, take good care of those in your care.


That hardly seems fair. I always wanted to converse with my mushrooms.


Burnham: The phaser will only piss him off.
Stamets: Think of it as a placebo for my skepticism.

I do not want the mantle of leadership. Standing behind you, I am free to move. Able to be your enforcer, defender, campaigner.


The frontal lobe is overrated. It only contains memory and emotional expression. It's completely unnecessary.


Sir, being chased by a lethal monster in a deathtrap surrounded by Klingon bodies is distracting but, no, I would've noticed an extra supercomputer. That's just me.


Lorca isn't interested in what you are. He's interested in what you can do. For him.


Burnham: You judge the creature by its appearance and by one single incident from its past. Nothing in its biology suggests it would attack except in self-defense. Commander, this creature is an unknown alien. It can only be what it is, not what you want it to be.
Landry: It's amazing how much I hate Vulcan proverbs.

When I was a child, [my mother] gave me a bat'leth and told me to cleave my own heart. To choose one house over the other. Instead, I built a bridge to serve both.


As T'Kuvma perished in my arms, I swore to keep his fire lit. To resist assimilation.


I study war. This is where I hone my craft. I try to learn from the best.


We're the tip of the spear in a science vessel filled with wide-eyed explorers.


Star Trek: Discovery Season 1 Episode 4 Quotes

Burnham: You can tell your threat ganglia to relax. I'm only here to help.
Saru: My ganglia remain unconvinced.

Burnham: A valuable asset. That's what you called me.
Saru: I was speaking hypothetically. Politely. And as someone who was certain I would never see you again.