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Quotes / Genocide Dilemma

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Burnham: Is this how Starfleet wins the war? Genocide?
Cornwell: You wanna do this here? Fine. Terms of atrocity are convenient after the fact. The Klingons are on the verge of wiping out the Federation.
Burnham: Yes, but ask yourself, why did you put this mission in the hands of a Terran, and why the secrecy? Because you know it's not who we are.
Cornwell: It very soon will be. We do not have the luxury of principles.
Burnham: That is all we have, Admiral!
Star Trek: Discovery, "Will You Take My Hand?"


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