Spock: The reason for my coming here has never been more clear. The union of the Vulcan and the Romulan people will not be achieved by politics or by diplomacy, but it will be achieved.
The answer has been here before us, all along. An inexorable evolution toward a Vulcan society has already begun. Like the first Vulcans, these people are struggling to a new enlightenment. It may take decades or even centuries for them to reach it. But they will reach it, and I must help.