Some Star Trek Proverbs
[repost from some tweets I made in 2011]
If at first you don’t succeed, try and try and reprogram so the Kobayashi Maru will make it out in one piece.
Where there’s a will, there’s a holodeck.
A warp drive is only as strong as its weakest plasma relay.
An apple a day keeps the holographic doctor away.
Beware of Ferengi bearing gifts.
Hell hath no fury like a Klingon scorned.
Phasers and disruptors may vaporize my bones, but words will never hurt me.
Strike while the warp core is overloading.
Talk of the Q, and he is bound to appear.
The grass is always greener on the other side of the Neutral Zone.
There’s no such thing as a free, replicated lunch.
When on Romulus, do as Romulans do.
You can’t teach an old Vulcan new tricks.
Nothing is certain but death, taxes and subspace anomalies.
Never judge a shapeshifter by its cover.
Gold-pressed latinum talks.
If you can’t stand the heat, get out of the warp core assembly.
Some new ones:
A Ferengi and his gold-pressed latinum are soon parted.
A journey of a thousand light years begins with quarter impulse out of the docks.
A watched star never goes nova.
If you can’t beat ’em, join the Federation.
Don’t put all your eggs in one cargo starship.
All work and no play makes Ensign Crusher a dull boy.
Bad news travels at warp 10.
Better the Cardassian you know than the Cardassian you don’t.
Every man for himself, and the Borg take the hindmost.
The opera ain’t over until Worf sings.
Speak softly and carry a big disruptor gun.
The Federation wasn’t built in a day.
One volunteer is worth ten redshirts.
It’s no use crying over broken dilithium crystals.