(Article is below...)

Balance of Terror Quotes

Balance of Terror is a TV program that appeared on TV in 1970 . Balance of Terror stopped airing in 1970.

It features Fred Steiner in charge of musical score.

Balance of Terror Quotes

  • (McCoy) "In this galaxy, there's a mathematical probability of three million Earth-type planets. And in all of the universe, three million million galaxies like this. And in all of that -- and perhaps more, only one of each of us."
  • (McCoy) "Don't destroy the one named Kirk."
  • (Stiles) "We enter the Neutral Zone in one minute, Captain."
  • (Dr. McCoy) "Do we violate the treaty, Captain?"
  • (Mr. Spock) "They did, Doctor."
  • (Mr. Spock) "Once inside, they can claim we did. A set-up. They want war, we furnish the provocation."
  • (Romulan Commander) "He's a sorcerer, that one. He reads the thoughts in my brain."
  • (Captain James T. Kirk) "After a whole century, what will a Romulan ship look like, Mr. Stiles? I doubt if they'll radio and identify themselves."
  • (Stiles) "You'll know, sir. They're painted like a giant bird of prey."
  • (Captain James T. Kirk) "I had no idea that history was your specialty."
  • (Stiles) "Family history. There was a Captain Stiles in space service then; two commanders; several junior officers. All lost in that war, sir."
  • (Captain James T. Kirk) "THEIR war, Mr. Stiles. Not yours."
  • (Stiles) "I was suggesting that Mr. Spock could probably translate it, sir."
  • (Captain James T. Kirk) "I assume you're complimenting Mr. Spock on his ability to decode?"
  • (Stiles) "I'm not sure, sir."
  • (Captain James T. Kirk) "Well, here's one thing you can be sure of, mister: leave any bigotry in your quarters. There's no room for it on the bridge."
  • (Captain James T. Kirk) "I wish I were on a long sea voyage somewhere. Not too much deck tennis, no frantic dancing, and no responsibility."
  • (The Centurion) "Take care, Commander. He has friends, and friends of his kind mean power, and power is danger."
  • (Romulan Commander) "Danger and I are old companions."
  • (Mr. Spock) "Sweeping the area of Outpost #2. Sensor reading indefinite. Double-checking Outpost #3. I read dust and debris. Both Earth outposts gone and the asteroids they were constructed on; pulverized."
  • (Tomlinson) "Happy wedding day -- almost."
  • (Angela) "You won't get off my hook this easily. I'm gonna marry you, mister, battle or phaser weapons notwithstanding."
  • (Captain James T. Kirk) "Lt. Uhura, inform Command Base: In my opinion, no option. On my responsibility we are proceeding into the Neutral Zone."
  • (Captain James T. Kirk) "Since the days of the first wooden vessels, all shipmasters have had one happy privilege, that of uniting two people in the bonds of matrimony. And so, we are gathered here today with you, Angela Martine, and you, Robert Tomlinson, in the sight of your fellows, and in accordance with our laws and our many beliefs, that you may pledge your --"
  • (Sulu) "Alert. Alert. All decks, alert. Alert. Alert. Captain to the bridge. All decks, alert."
  • (Romulan Commander) "I regret that we meet in this way. You and I are of a kind. In a different reality, I could have called you friend."
  • (Romulan Commander) "We are creatures of duty Captain -- I have lived my life by it -- Just one more duty to perform."
  • (The Centurion) "Our portion, Commander, is obedience."
  • (Captain James T. Kirk) "Go to full magnification."
  • (Sulu) "Screen is on full mag, sir."
  • (Captain James T. Kirk) "I don't see anything. Can't understand it."
  • (Mr. Spock) "Invisibility is theoretically possible, Captain; selective bending of light; but the power cost is enormous. They may have solved that problem."
  • (Mr. Spock) "From the outpost protective shield; cast rodidium. This is the hardest substance known to our science."
  • (Captain James T. Kirk) "Captain's log, stardate 1709.2. Patrolling outposts guarding the neutral zone between planets Romulus and Remus and the rest of the galaxy; received an emergency call from Outpost 4. The USS Enterprise is moving to investigate and assist."
  • (Captain James T. Kirk) "He did exactly what I would have done. I won't underestimate him again."

Add or Update Quotes

If you have a quote to add or change and want to let us know, please fill in the form below. Include the time in the film/video if possible so we can find it.

Additional Film and TV Quotes

Quintet (film) Quotes | The Life of Mammals Quotes | The Life of Birds Quotes | Life in the Freezer Quotes | The Blue Planet Quotes | The Trials of Life Quotes | Highway Patrol (U.S. TV series) Quotes | Beauty and the Beast (1987 TV series) Quotes | Confidentially Yours Quotes | Pirates of Silicon Valley Quotes | Fat Butt and Pancake Head Quotes | The Nightmare Before Christmas Quotes | Pinky (film) Quotes | The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1939 film) Quotes | The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1996 film) Quotes | Rocket Robin Hood Quotes | Hornblower (TV series) Quotes | Good Bye, Lenin! Quotes | The Calcium Kid Quotes | Static Shock Quotes | Where No Man Has Gone Before Quotes | Emissary (Star Trek: Deep Space Nine) Quotes | Encounter at Farpoint Quotes | The Trouble with Tribbles Quotes | The Cage (Star Trek: The Original Series) Quotes |