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Old March 10 2013, 03:07 AM   #46
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Re: What would be some good quotes for a starship dedication plaque?

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"I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character."

-Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
In all seriousness, that quote needs to be seen more and repeated more and taught in schools more, and simplified and explained more for those who don't seem to understand it.
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Old March 10 2013, 03:53 AM   #47
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"We come in peace, for all Mankind."
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Old March 10 2013, 07:40 AM   #48
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To Serve Man.
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Old March 10 2013, 01:44 PM   #49
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To Serve Man.
The one thing my missus wont agree with :P

oh what about

He's dead jim
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Old March 10 2013, 03:30 PM   #50
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Re: What would be some good quotes for a starship dedication plaque?

Winston Churchill:
"History will be kind to me, for I intend to write it."
"We shall not fail or falter; we shall not weaken or tire. Neither the sudden shock of battle, nor the long-drawn trials of vigilance and exertion will wear us down. Give us the tools and we will finish the job."
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Old March 11 2013, 12:08 AM   #51
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I want you to remember that no bastard ever won a war by dying for his country. He won it by making the other poor, dumb bastard die for his country. USS Patton
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Old March 14 2013, 02:31 PM   #52
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Re: What would be some good quotes for a starship dedication plaque?

A couple I have used for fanfic ships:
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom, justice, honour, duty, mercy, hope. - Winston Churchill

Let not the deep swallow me up. - RNLI motto (which I use for the Border Service cutter Silverfin)

When thinking of plaque quotes, my first stop is pretty much always Winston Churchill, he has so many good ones that can fit just about any ship.
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Old March 14 2013, 08:01 PM   #53
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"You Cannot Do It Alone!"
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(In my mind and personal Canon the True First Contact between Earth and Vulcan)
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Old March 14 2013, 11:39 PM   #54
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"Lemon curry?"
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Old March 16 2013, 10:31 AM   #55
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"If I am not for myself, who will be? But if I am only for myself, what am I? And if not now, when?"
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Old March 17 2013, 02:54 AM   #56
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Come, my friends, 'Tis not too late to seek a newer world.
-- Tennyson

I have loved the stars too fondly to be fearful of the night.
-- Sarah Williams
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Old March 17 2013, 04:02 AM   #57
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"I fear that all we have done is awaken a sleeping giant, and fill him with a terrible resolve."
- Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto
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Old March 17 2013, 08:32 AM   #58
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"Just sit right back and hear a tale,
A tale of a fateful trip.
That started from this tropic port,
Aboard this tiny ship..."
I'm sure the rest, all of you know.
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Old March 17 2013, 09:44 AM   #59
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Be nice to the people you meet on your way up

They're the same people you will meet on your way down

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