Star Trek: Discovery Season 3 Episode 7: "Unification III" Quotes
Book: So when are we getting out of here?
Burnham: You really hate it.
Book: Hate is a strong word but I"m also living on the shuttle bay of a Federation Staship.
Tilly: Hey, um, you put me in a really horrible position with Saru and with the Admiral when you went off on your own.
Burnham: It would have been so much worse if I had told you.
Tilly: My choice. Not yours.
Burnham: You know, I never let myself look back to find out who [Spock] became.
Book: You guys are chronic over-achievers.
Part of leadership is the acknowledgment that one is suited to it.Saru
Tilly: Sir, are you asking me because I'm qualified or because I'm compliant?
Saru: I'm asking because I believe this is in the best interests of our ship.
Burnham: Our inquiry is entirely scientific in nature.
T'Rina: Even science cannot be separated from cultural and political context. There are always implications, as Spock himself learned.
Be honest. Especially to yourself.T'Rina
The sisters of the Qowat Milat bind themselves to lost causes. And, right now, there's no cause more lost than yours.Gabrielle Burnham
T'Rina: In its desire to serve the many, the Federation ignored the needs of the few.
Saru: Did your ancestors not coin the phrase,'The needs of the many outweigh the needs of the few'?
T'Rina: When the people of Vulcan welcomed the Romulans home, we were forced to confront centuries of mistrust and brutality on both sides. Over time and with much effort, we earned the wisdom to know when to let go of maxims and proverbs.
It has been my experience that we learn our greatest lessons when we pay a heavy price.Saru
Honestly, the notion of taking orders from you is deeply, deeply weird. Almost disturbing.Stamets
Burnham: You are Qowat Milat. And you are my mother. Tell them that you know me. Tell them I can be trusted.
Gabrielle: I'm sorry. Based on what you're not telling them, you cannot be trusted.