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Battle Lines (Star Trek: Deep Space Nine) Quotes

Battle Lines (Star Trek: Deep Space Nine) is a television show that appeared on TV in 1970 . Battle Lines completed its run in 1970.

It features Dennis McCarthy (composer) in charge of musical score.

Battle Lines (Star Trek: Deep Space Nine) Quotes

  • (Kai Opaka) "Don't deny the violence inside of you, Kira. Only when you accept it can you move beyond it."
  • (Major Kira) "I've known nothing but violence since I was a child."
  • (Kai Opaka) "In the eyes of the Prophets, we're all children."
  • (Kai Opaka) "I didn't know how or why, but when we came through the wormhole, I knew I wouldn't be returning. You must tell our people, Kira, that I have answered the call of the Prophets. I was brought here because it is time for these people to begin their healing process; just as you were brought here to begin yours."
  • (Commander Sisko) "You died before?"
  • (Shel-la) "Many times, too many to count."
  • (Shel-la) "This is an energy weapon?"
  • (Commander Sisko) "Yes."
  • (Shel-la) "The Ennis stopped using directed energy weapons centuries ago. Not damaging enough."
  • (Zlangco) "No more than I would let an Ennis go free."
  • (Shel-la) "You give us a way to reprogram these microbes and we'll put an end to this war."
  • (Major Kira) "You really think the fear of death will end the fighting? It never has in any other war."
  • (Major Kira) "They're content to die. I always fought to stay alive."
  • (Commander Sisko) "Dr. Bashir will give you any medical assistance he can, but understand, we can't take sides in your battle."
  • (Shel-la) "It doesn't matter what I understand if the Nol capture you."
  • (Doctor Bashir) "I'm sorry, Commander, but I've discovered we can't afford to die here, not even once."
  • (Kai Opaka) "You were right. Kira. They don't know how to do anything else but die. They've forgotten how to live."
  • (Shel-la) "Your doctor acts as though he's seen a miracle."
  • (Commander Sisko) "He's not alone."
  • (Doctor Bashir) "What's going on?"
  • (Commander Sisko) "Talks about a ceasefire."
  • (Doctor Bashir) "No kidding. How'd you arrange that?"
  • (Commander Sisko) "I told them we'd transport them off this moon."
  • (Doctor Bashir) "Isn't that a bit like assisting a jailbreak?"
  • (Commander Sisko) "I don't need you to interpret the Prime Directive for me, Doctor."
  • (Major Kira) "Is something wrong, Opaka?"
  • (Kai Opaka) "Contemplating prophecy."
  • (Zlangco) "So, you are the leader of the aliens."
  • (Commander Sisko) "Benjamin Sisko. I'm Commander of a Federation space station."
  • (Zlangco) "Federation?"
  • (Shel-la) "What does it matter to us, Zlangco?"
  • (Zlangco) "It matters to me."
  • (Commander Sisko) "The Federation is made up of over a hundred planets who have allied themselves for mutual scientific, cultural and defensive benefits. The mission that my people and I are on is to explore the galaxy."
  • (Zlangco) "Such a noble purpose. They'll be no reward for our release, you know."
  • (Shel-la) "You're being a fool, as usual."
  • (Zlangco) "A fool -- who has managed to outwit you, Shel-la -- over and over again."
  • (Shel-la) "If you care to die again Zlangco -- all you have to do is ask."
  • (Commander Sisko) "If you've had enough of this, then make your leaders stop and listen -- you are fighting a war for the sake of war -- your only reason to live is to make each other suffer. If you've suffered enough, then end this nightmare. I'm not here to be a mediator, but if you're asking for an alternative, I will give you one."
  • (Zlangco) "We're listening."
  • (Commander Sisko) "In a matter of days, when our rescue party arrives, I can arrange to transport you and your people off this moon -- if both sides will simply stop the fighting until then."
  • (Shel-la) "Zlangco, they will resettle us on different planets."
  • (Commander Sisko) "If that's what you wish."
  • (Zlangco) "The two of you seem to have discussed this plan in some detail."
  • (Shel-la) "Of course. His crew has been with us for the last two days."
  • (Zlangco) "Explain why you chose to ally yourselves with the Ennis."
  • (Commander Sisko) "We have allied ourselves with no-one."
  • (Zlangco) "One of your people fired a weapon at us."
  • (Commander Sisko) "We were defending ourselves."
  • (Zlangco) "I think you're lying."
  • (Zlangco) "I don't know the alien. But I know Shel-la. I know how his mind works. I promise you -- this is an Ennis trick to lure our entire population out of hiding to be slaughtered."
  • (Commander Sisko) "That's not true."
  • (Zlangco) "Fine, then the Ennis will surely be willing to make the first gesture of peace. Let them bring all of their people out into the open first -- to prove their honourable intentions."
  • (Shel-la) "Do you think -- that I would allow a single Nol -- to escape this planet alive?"
  • (Commander Sisko) "We'd be willing to transport all of you away from here, if that's what you want."
  • (Shel-la) "Away from here? To live one life, to die in peace? To us, this is an ancient prayer that had never been answered, Commander."
  • (Commander Sisko) "Opaka; if we can ever find a way --"
  • (Kai Opaka) "My work is here now, Commander. But your pagh and mine -- will cross again."
  • (Major Kira) "Stay with us, Opaka. Stay with us."

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