Quotes / I Am Not Spock

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    Film — Live-action 

How many times have I told you not to call me "Urkel?!" My name is Jaleel White! Urkel was a character I played when I was a child!
Jaleel White (played by himself), Big Fat Liar

"George Lucas ruined my life and I mean this in the nicest way possible."

    Stand-up Comedy 

This man had to be Captain Kangaroo for over thirty fucking years! No scandal, no controversy, drank a lot. You would too. I don't think he knew the show was going to go thirty fucking years. 'Goddamn it, I'm fucking Captain Kangaroo. Thought the fucking gig would last two or three years, I didn't think I'd spend my whole fucking life as Captain Kangaroo! I was an actor, I was in the Actor's Studio, I wanted to do Death of a Salesman, I wanted to play Willy. My God, I'm Captain KANGAROO!'

    Real Life 

Then why does my head turn in response to a stranger on the street who calls out that name? Why do I feel a twinge when someone says, What happened to your ears? I am not Spock.
Then why do I feel a wonderful warmth when I hear or read a compliment aimed at the Vulcan?
Spock for President reads the bumper sticker on the car in front of me. Im filled with pride and I smile. Im not Spock.
But if Im not, who is? And if Im not Spock, then who am I?
Leonard Nimoy

Mel Gibson will always be Mad Max, and me, I will always be a Number.
Patrick McGoohan

Princess Leia was famous, and I looked like her.

And to this day, whenever people say to me, 'Aren't you Alexis, that Bitch from Dynasty?', I smile and respond, 'No, I'm Edith Keeler, depression-era social worker from Star Trek.'
Joan Collins, Star Trek 30th Anniversary tribute


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