15 Leonard Nimoy Quotes and Moments We’ll Always Remember


Leonard Nimoy, legendary actor who played Spock on “Star Trek” died at the age of 83 in the morning 27-Feb-2015 in his home in Los Angeles. But the legend of Leonard Nimoy(Spock) still lives on. Here are some of most famous quotes and moments we’ll always remember.


1. Leonard Nimoy in “The Simpsons”

Leonard Nimoy appeared in The Simpsons in episode “1993’s Marge Vs. The Monorail”, as himself. The Simpsons showed the Leonard character and personality through the episode in their own way.


2. Leonard Nimoy in “The Big Bang Theory”

Leonard Nimoy also appeared in “The Big Bang Theory” as Spock. It was great way for a geek from “The Big Bang Theory” to give tribute to “Star Trek” and Leonard Nimoy.


3. “Live Long and Prosper”

“Live Long and Prosper”, this was one of the most famous quotes of Spock from “Star Trek” episodes.

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4. On the magic of photography

“My dream concept is that I have a camera and I am trying to photograph what is essentially invisible. And every once in a while I get a glimpse of her and I grab that picture.”


5. Your friend

“I have been, and always shall be, your friend.”


6. My memory

My memory of those places is better than my pictures. That’s why I get much more satisfaction out of shooting thematic work that has to do with an idea that I’m searching for, or searching to express.”


7. On the haves and the have-nots

“This troubled planet is a place of the most violent contrasts. Those who receive the rewards are totally separated from those who shoulder the burdens. It is not a wise leadership.”


8. On misanthropy

“May I say that I have not thoroughly enjoyed serving with Humans? I find their illogical and foolish emotions a constant irritant.”


9. The American Dream

“My folks came to US as immigrants, aliens, and became citizens. I was born in Boston, a citizen, went to Hollywood and became an alien.”


10. Art

Art, if it is successful, needs no explanation. Star Trek and Spock, if they are works of art, can be discussed. But finally the response comes in individual terms. Each viewer sees what is there for him, depending on his frame of reference.

11. On Vulcan mind control

“Pain is a thing of the mind. The mind can be controlled.”


12. Women

“I’ve never understood the female capacity to avoid a direct answer to any question.”

13. On change

“Change is the essential process of all existence.


14. Karma pays dividends

“I’m touched by the idea that when we do things that are useful and helpful — collecting these shards of spirituality — that we may be helping to bring about a healing.”


15. A dream for a perfect world

“We disposed of emotion, Doctor. Where there is no emotion, there is no motive for violence.”

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