Cmdr. Deanna Troi Quotes in Star Trek: First Contact (1996)
Cmdr. Deanna Troi Quotes:
Cmdr. Deanna Troi: [very drunk] Look. He wouldn't even talk to me unless I had a drink with him. And then, it took three shots of something called "tequila" just to find out that HE was the one we're looking for! And I've spent the last twenty minutes trying to keep his hands off me! So don't go criticizing my counseling techniques!
[Troi is drunk]
Cmdr. Deanna Troi: Timeline? This is no time to talk about time! We don't have the time!... What was I saying?
Cmdr. Deanna Troi: If you're looking for my professional opinion as ship's counselor: he's nuts.
Cmdr. William Riker: I'll be sure to note that in my log.
Cmdr. William Riker: Deanna! Deanna!
Cmdr. Deanna Troi: Will, don't turn off the that...!
Dr. Zefram Cochrane: Who is this jerk? And who told him he could turn off my music?
Cmdr. Deanna Troi: Will Riker, Zefram Cochrane.
Dr. Zefram Cochrane: Is he a friend of yours?
Cmdr. Deanna Troi: Yes.
Dr. Zefram Cochrane: Husband?
Cmdr. Deanna Troi: No.
Dr. Zefram Cochrane: Goood.
[Troi is drunk]
Cmdr. Deanna Troi: I'm just trying to blend in!
Cmdr. William Riker: You're blended all right.
Cmdr. Deanna Troi: Bridge to Captain Picard.
Captain Jean-Luc Picard: Go ahead.
Cmdr. Deanna Troi: We've just received word from the Fleet. They've engaged the Borg.
Cmdr. William Riker: Doctor, tomorrow morning when they detect the warp signature from your ship and realize that humans have discovered how to travel faster than light, they decide to alter their course and make first contact with Earth, right here.
Dr. Zefram Cochrane: Here?
Lieutenant Commander Geordi La Forge: Well, actually, over there.
Cmdr. William Riker: It is one of the pivotal moments in human history, Doctor. You get to make first contact with an alien race! And after you do... everything begins to change.
Lieutenant Commander Geordi La Forge: Your theories on warp drive allow fleets of starships to be built and mankind to start exploring the Galaxy.
Cmdr. Deanna Troi: It unites humanity in a way no one ever thought possible. When they realize they're not alone in the universe, poverty, disease, war - they'll all be gone within the next fifty years.
Cmdr. William Riker: But unless you make that warp flight tomorrow morning before eleven fifteen, none of it will happen.
Dr. Zefram Cochrane: And you people, you're all astronauts on... some kind of star trek.
[Picard puts his hand on the Phoenix]
Captain Jean-Luc Picard: It's a boyhood fantasy... I must have seen this ship hundreds of times in the Smithsonian but I was never able to touch it.
Lieutenant Commander Data: Sir, does tactile contact alter your perception of the Phoenix?
Captain Jean-Luc Picard: Oh, yes! For humans, touch can connect you to an object in a very personal way, make it seem more real.
[Data also puts his hand on the Phoenix]
Lieutenant Commander Data: I am detecting imperfections in the titanium casing... temperature variations in the fuel manifold... it is no more "real" to me now than it was a moment ago.
Cmdr. Deanna Troi: [observing from a catwalk] Would you three like to be alone?
[as Deanna counts down the Phoenix's ignition, Cochrane jams a tape into the stereo]
Dr. Zefram Cochrane: All right! Let's rock and roll!
Cmdr. Deanna Troi: Seven... Six...
[she rips off her headphones as Steppenwolf's "Magic Carpet Ride" blares over the stereo and the Phoenix takes off]
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