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Quotes:August

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These are the Quotes of the Day for August.


Gaius Baltar: What's all this graph business?

CPO Galen Tyrol: It's a five-paragraph order. It's a basic command tool. It's taught at officer candidate school. It's just not usually used this... literally in the field.

--Fragged


"Galmonging Cylons!"
--Commander Cain (The Living Legend, Part I)


Simon: We have 223 patients at the moment. Two doctors and five teachers masquerading as nurses.

Lieutenant Kara Thrace: I know a teacher masquerading as president.

--The Farm


Doctor Cottle: He'll live.

Colonel Saul Tigh: When will he wake up?
Cottle: Knowing him, when he damn well wants to, probably.

--Fragged


Boxey: Can I fly in your ship, sir?

Captain Apollo: Fighter planes are no place for little boys.
Serina: They're going to have to be if our people are going to survive.

--Saga of a Star World


Wilkens: So who the hell is Tom Zarek?

Billy Keikeya: He's a freedom fighter. He's a— he's a prisoner of conscience.
Petty Officer Anastasia Dualla: He's a butcher.
Keikeya: His colony was exploited by the other 11 for centuries. His people were marginalized, brutalized...
Dualla: I'm from Sagittaron, and that man does not speak for all of us. He blew up a government building, and there is no excuse for that.

--Bastille Day


Billy Keikeya: How could you say that?

Petty Officer Anastasia Dualla: Because it's the truth. Zarek and the SFM, they don't care about justice.
Billy: His people, your people have been exploited.
Dualla: You cannot tell me about my people.

--Bastille Day


Lieutenant Kara Thrace: Do you have a problem with my hygiene?

Captain Lee Adama: You have hygiene?

--Colonial Day


"Every creature in the universe is out to exterminate us and you want to hire a vocal group?"
-- Boomer to Starbuck about the Tucana singers (Saga of a Star World)


"Do not be afraid. We are not terrorists, but we will not sit back while Adama's war machine continues to press us into cruel and futile conflict."
-- Colonel Saul Tigh, quoting the Demand Peace pamphlet (Epiphanies)


Samuel Anders: You always such a bitch in the morning?

Lieutenant Kara Thrace: Count o­n it.
Anders: My kind of woman.

--The Farm


Cassiopeia: That woman is a member of the Otori Sect amongst the Geminese. They don't believe in physical contact between genders, except when sanctified by the priest during High Worship of the Sun Storm, which comes once only every seven years!

Starbuck: No wonder those little buggers are such good card players.

--Saga of a Star World


Chief Galen Tyrol: You know, sometimes, at work... I try and conjure up what your face looks like. The curve of your lips, the way your hair falls, how you smell.

Lieutenant Sharon Valerii: You see my face every day.
Tyrol: Yeah, but not like this.
Valerii: (Giggles playfully).

--Litmus


"Like everything human, justice is imperfect. It's flawed. But it's those very imperfections that separates us from the machines and maybe even makes us a species worth saving."
--Judge Doyle Franks before delivering the verdict at Baltar's trial (Crossroads, Part II)


Admiring Starbuck's space fighter

Cassiopeia: It's a perfect machine! Born to dance amongst the stars!
Starbuck: Yeah, it's bumping into them that has me worried.

--Saga of a Star World


Colonel Fisk stops the torture of Agathon and Tryol

Lieutenant Karl Agathon: Thank you.
Chief Galen Tyrol: Thank you, Colonel.
Colonel Jack Fisk: I don't want your thanks. I owe Lieutenant Thorne my life, as do many people o­n this ship.
Agathon: He was trying to rape a prisoner!
Fisk: You can't rape a machine, Lieutenant.

--Resurrection Ship, Part II


"Yes, we're tired. Yes, there is no relief. Yes, the Cylons keep coming after us time after time after time. And yes, we are still expected to do our jobs!"
--Colonel Saul Tigh (33)


Shirley: Aren't they [ Andromus and Centuri ] cute? Mildred and Arnie are just going to love this.

Norman: Well, I hope they feel the same way after Arnie forces a couple of his famous meatballs down their throats.
Shirley: Now Norman, don't get started on those meatballs again this year!
Norman: They are to the digestive tract what Vida Blue is to the San Francisco Giants: a stopper.

-- Galactica 1980: "The Night the Cylons Landed, Part I"


"Bitch took my ride."
--Lt. Kara Thrace (Scattered)


Sharon (Caprica copy): Is it true the Fleet knows I'm o­n Galactica?

Admiral William Adama: I'm interested in navigational weaknesses. Wormholes, dark matter blind spots. Likely ambushes.
Sharon (Caprica copy): I would avoid these pulsar pointers because of DRADIS interference. If I was gonna plan an ambush, I'd do it there. It depends, Admiral. They adapt to your every move. Every move triggers a counter-move.

--Sacrifice


Upon repairing a damaged Centurion

Starbuck: I've been in charge of this planet for three days and already I've doubled the population. I hereby declare myself president-elect, if that's all right with you.
Cy: Die, human.
Starbuck: Don't be ridiculous.

--The Return of Starbuck [Essay Topics]"


"From the darkness, you must fall, failed and weak, to darkness all."
--Lieutenant Kara Thrace, quoting Caprican poet Kataris (Final Cut)


"Next time I say I'm in a hurry, cycle the damn airlock faster. Is this your first day?"
--Dr. Cottle (Fragged)


"To know the face of God is to know madness. I see the universe. I see the patterns. I see the foreshadowing that precedes every moment of every day. It's all there, I see it and you don't. And I have a surprise for you. I have something to tell you about the future."
--Leoben Conoy (Flesh and Bone)


"It means that you're still acting like you're everyone's best friend. We're not friends, you're the CAG. "Be careful out there"?! Our job isn't to be careful, it's to shoot Cylons out of the frakkin' sky! "Good hunting" is what you say. And now one of your idiot pilots is acting like a child and refusing to take her pills. So she either says "Yes, sir" and obeys a direct order, or you smack her in the mouth, and you drag her sorry ass down to sick bay, and you make her take those pills!"
--Lieutenant Kara Thrace (33)


"Baltar-star Galactica, the all new series…yeah, you didn't like 'Baltarstar'? I think they'll love it, myself, but never mind..."
-- James Callis, goofing off in Battlestar Galactica: The Series Lowdown


"Topography's for pansies, anyways."
--Chief Galen Tyrol (Home, Part II)


“The morale of the Fleet continues to rise, due in part to the increasing number of habitable planets we are encountering, and the reintroduction of some of the amenities our people enjoyed before the destruction of the colonies. Once again, although on a limited scale, we are able to partake of music, and the theater, and, when the occasion warrants, even indulge ourselves in ceremony.”
--Commander Adama, opening narration (Take the Celestra)


"Are you alive?"
--Number Six (Miniseries)


"You have a path. You will be spared their fate. For once, Gaius, you can stop manipulating the world and let destiny take its course. If there's one thing we know about human beings with certainty, they are masters of self destruction."
--Head Six (Home, Part I)


Arnie: Norman! Just in time for a fresh batch of meatballs.

Norman: Forget the meatballs, I'm worried.
Arnie: Forget my meatballs? Forget these morsels of heavenly splendor that I spent an hour and a half preparing?
Norman: Arnie, I don't care if you spent a year and a half! Yeechh!

--The Night the Cylons Landed, Part II


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