34 'Battlestar Galactica' Quotes for a Journey to Outer Space
"Battlestar Galactica" remains a massive franchise and a truly well-built fictional universe, with a narrative that still has nerds everywhere glued to their screens. Read 34 quotes from some of the franchise's characters below.
"Battlestar Galactica" is a science fiction franchise, with its first series from the late 1970s. One of the more recent takes on the story and universe is the reboot of the series that began in 2004 and ended in 2009.
For those who don't know the storyline, the "Battlestar Galactica" television series is about a small group of the last humans who go on a mission to find mythologized Earth after Cylons destroyed the twelve colonies. Read 34 quotes from the many characters found in this universe.
Number six’s quote: “You, your race, invented murder. Invented killing for sport, greed, envy. Its man's one true art form.” | Source: AmoDays
Number Six Quotes
“Her passion is making her more resourceful.” — Number Six
“God doesn't take sides. He only wants your love. Open your heart to Him and He will show you the way.” — Number Six
“We're the children of humanity.” — Number Six
“You, your race, invented murder. Invented killing for sport, greed, envy. Its man's one true art form.” — Number Six
"A rhythm of notes that become your existence once they’re played in harmony with God’s plan. It’s time to do your part and realize your destiny." — Number Six
Adama’s quote: “Earth is a dream…one we’ve been chasing for a long time. We’ve earned it. This is Earth.” | Source: AmoDays
"You know, there are days that I really hate this job." — Adama
“Every man has to decide for themselves which side they are on.” — Adama
“Politics. As exciting as war. Definitely as dangerous.” — Adama
“Earth is a dream…one we’ve been chasing for a long time. We’ve earned it. This is Earth.” — Adama
"We created you. Us. It was a stupid, frakked-up decision, and we have paid for it." — Adama
Adama’s quote: “But why are we as a people worth saving?” | Source: AmoDays
"When you are in the cockpit, you are in control. Its hard to give it up… All you can do now is wait and hope you didn’t make any mistakes. Welcome to the big leagues." — Adama
"There’s a reason you separate military and the police. One fights the enemies of the state, the other serves and protects the people. When the military becomes both, then the enemies of the state tend to become the people." — Adama
“But why are we as a people worth saving?” — Adama
"We decided to play God, create life. When that life turned against us, we comforted ourselves in the knowledge that it really wasn't our fault, not really. You cannot play God then wash your hands of the things that you've created. Sooner or later, the day comes when you can't hide from the things that you've done anymore." — Adama
President Laura Roslin Quotes
"I don’t really care if you have to spend the night on your knees praying, or just on your knees. I want a name. I want to know who’s responsible for these lies." — President Laura Roslin
President Laura Roslin’s quote:“Though in war, you can only get killed once. In politics, it can happen over and over.” | Source: AmoDays
"You have your pound of flesh. I suggest you take your victory and move on." — President Laura Roslin
The lesson learned here is not to ask follow-up questions but simply to say 'Thank you, Captain Apollo, for saving our collective asses.” — President Laura Roslin
“Though in war, you can only get killed once. In politics, it can happen over and over.” — President Laura Roslin
“Love? You don’t even know what the word means.” — Starbuck
"Barely competent and paranoid. There’s a hell of a combination." — Starbuck
Starbuck’s quote: “Out-of-the-box is where I live.”| Source: AmoDays
"Lord, I’ll do anything you ask tomorrow… just don’t call an alert tonight!" — Starbuck
"What if, when you die here, you really die? It's your chance to find out if you're really God or just a bunch of circuits with a bad haircut." — Starbuck
“Out-of-the-box is where I live.” — Starbuck
More 'Battlestar Galactica' Quotes
"I know that I'm more than this body, more than this consciousness.” — Leobon Conoy
“I have a soul. I see patterns.” — Leobon Conoy
Chief Galen Tyrol’s quote: “We'll sleep when we're dead, c'mon!” | Source: AmoDays
'It is what makes you human.'" — Virtual Six
"Which leads me to the inescapable conclusion that Cylons are, in the final analysis, little more than toasters… with great-looking legs." — Baltar
"God has a plan for you, Gaius. He has a plan for everything and everyone." — Virtual Six
“Life can be a curse, as well as a blessing.” — Dr. Gaius Baltar
"Sometimes we must embrace that which opens up to us." — Dr. Gaius Baltar
Chief Galen Tyrol’s quote: “Life can be a curse, as well as a blessing.” | Source: AmoDays
“We'll sleep when we're dead, c'mon!” — Chief Galen Tyrol
"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 Saugh Tigh
"Among bright stars, I’m lost. There’s a new tide. And all the forgotten faces, all the forgotten children, we seek the great forgotten language…" — Anders
"Spins and turns, angles and curves. The shape of dreams, half-remembered. Slip the surly bonds of earth and touch the face of perfection, a perfect face, perfect lace. Find the perfect world for the end of Kara Thrace. End of line." — Anders
Leobon Conoy’s quote: I know that I'm more than this body, more than this consciousness.” | Source: AmoDays
The 2004 to 2009 reboot took home nine Primetime Emmy Awards out of 101 nominations, with 42 wins. The show stars were Edward James Olmos, Mary McDonnell, and Jamie Bamber.
Other famous names associated with the franchise are Katee Sackhoff, Tricia Helfer, and James Callis.
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