"Time's Arrow" Line-by-Line

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    CLEMENS: Oh? Well, I'm not so impressed with this future. Huge starships, and weapons that can no doubt destroy entire cities, and military conquest as a way of life?
     
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    TROI: Is that what you see here?
     
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    CLEMENS: Well, I know what you say, that this is a vessel of exploration and that your mission is to discover new worlds.

    [Troi and Clemens approach a turbolift door. The doors open and a Bolian walks out; Clemens reacts to him with a bit of stammering surprise. He and Troi enter the lift.]

    ...That's what the Spanish said.
     
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    TROI: Deck 36.
     
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    [The turbolift begins moving.]

    CLEMENS: And the Dutch and the Portuguese. It's what all conquerors say. I'm sure that's what you told that blue-skinned fellow I just saw, before you brought him here to serve you.
     
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    TROI: He's one of the thousands of species that we've encountered. We live in a peaceful Federation with most of them. The people you see are here by choice.
     
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    CLEMENS: So there're a privileged few who serve on these ships, living in luxury and wanting for nothing. But what about everyone else? What about the poor? You ignore them.
     
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    TROI: Poverty was eliminated on Earth a long time ago, and a lot of other things disappeared with it: hopelessness, despair, cruelty.
     
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    CLEMENS: Young lady, I come from a time when men achieve power and wealth by standing on the backs of the poor; where prejudice and intolerance are commonplace and power is an end unto itself. And you're telling me that isn't how it is anymore?
     
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    Troi: That's right.
     
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    CLEMENS: Well, maybe it's worth giving up cigars for after all.
     
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    TROI: Any luck?
     
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    [Geordi is trying to re-attach the head found in the cavern in the 24th century to Data's body.]

    LAFORGE: Not so far. His activating units won't initialise. I thought they would have been protected by his buffering programme, but I guess five hundred years is just too long a wait.
     
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    Clemens: my watch.
     
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    LAFORGE: Yeah. It was found in the cavern where Data's head was. I guess after five hundred years, that's not likely to work either.
     
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    CLEMENS: Mister Data, I fear I sadly misjudged you. As I have misjudged many things.

    [Clemens gives Data a sympathetic grasp of the arm, while looking back at Troi with a meaningful look.]
     
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    (the female alien is waking up, and flickering between human and alien)
    PICARD: Can you communicate?
     
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    ALIEN: Yes.
     
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    Picard: You're injured.
     
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    ALIEN: Why have you interfered with us?