Star Trek: Picard Season 1 Episode 2: "Maps and Legends" Quotes
Good morning, plastic peoplePinkus
Picard: Romulan methods of forensic molecular reconstruction are illegal in the Federation.
Laris: Really? I had no idea.
Picard: They're also unreliable. And the results are dubious, at best.
Laris: Yeah. That's exactly what we wanted you to think.
It's her. Ghosts in the machine.Picard
Narek: Beautiful. No one's ever said that before about a Borg cube.
Soji: This isn't a Borg cube, Narek. It's The Artifact. Borg cube is mighty and omnipotent. The Artifact is lost. Severed from the Collective. Broken. Vulnerable.
Is that strange? To find beauty in imperfection?Soji
Your med scans came in at or above Starfleet minimums in every category -- cardiovascular, metabolic, cognitive. For a relic, you're in excellent shape.Doctor Benayoon
Doctor Benayoun: You really want to go back out into the cold? Knowing?
Picard: More than ever. Knowing.
Doctor Benayoun: I don't know what kind of trouble you're planning to get into. Maybe if you're lucky, it will kill you first.
Picard: The Federation does not get to decide if a species lives or dies.
Admiral Oh: Yes, we do. We absolutely do.
This is no longer your house, Jean-Luc. So do what you're good at. Go home.Admiral Oh
Narek: As far as the Collective are concerned, this is just a graveyard.
Soji: What does that make us?
Narek: The same as you find in any graveyard. Some have come to feed on the dead. Some are ghosts. And a few, like you, Dr. Asher, pin their hopes on resurrection.
I never really cared for science fiction. I guess I just didn't get it.Picard
People in the synthetic humanoid field tend to get a little 'secret-plan'-ny.Dr. Jurati