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21 William Shatner quotes to make you feel better about yourself

By / 06.06.13

"How do I stay so healthy and boyishly handsome? It's simple. I drink the blood of young runaways."

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One of Hollywood’s most beloved actors, formerly Captain James T. Kirk of Star Trek fame, today we take a look at the most memorable William Shatner quotes. Whether they be from the man himself, or his various on-screen personas (most notably James T. Kirk), we’ve all undoubtedly been effected by William Shatner quotes at some point in our lifetimes. So without further ado, today we take a walk back through the greatest and most memorable William Shatner quotes.

Popular quotes can serve both as a reminder of humility, a source of humor and a catalyst of inspiration. So if popular quotes is what you fancy then be sure to check out past editions of this post here.

"If you make a fool of yourself, you can do it with dignity, without taking your pants down. And if you do take your pants down, you can still do it with dignity."

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"Why does the lizard stick his tongue out? The lizard sticks its tongue out because that's the way its listening and looking and tasting its environment. It's its means of appreciating what's in front of it."

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“I don't want people to know me. I want them to believe my version.”

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“Don't just shove food into your mouth. Taste the flavor exploding in your mouth. Appreciate the texture. Honor your food with the time you take.”

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"This is my saddest story: In grade school, they would have us open our Valentine's cards and read them out loud. I always sent cards to myself because nobody else did."

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"One of the advantages of being a captain is being able to ask for advice without necessarily having to take it."

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“Being an icon is overrated, remember an icon can be moved by a mouse”

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"Babies have big heads and big eyes, and tiny little bodies with tiny little arms and legs. So did the aliens at Roswell! I rest my case."

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"I was built for the long run, not for the short dash, I guess."

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"Everybody has their 15 minutes, and those 15 minutes should be spent in a private limo and a private plane. It's the ultimate."

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"Fate gives you the finger and you accept."

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"I'm always open to the possibility that somebody's got a better idea than I have. It happens with some frequency."

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“We were basically one and the same, although Jim was just about perfect, and, of course, I am perfect.”

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“Stop and smell the garlic! That's all you have to do.”

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"If we can clean up our world, I'll bet you we can achieve warp drive."

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"Success should always be just beyond your grasp."

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"There seems to be no sign of intelligent life anywhere..."

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"Most legends have their basis in facts."

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"The more complex the mind, the greater the need for the simplicity of play."

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“Oh, for God's sake . . . get a life, will you?”

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Cass Anderson
About Cass Anderson... Cass is the social media editor and Director of Online Marketing for Guyism.com. You will find him at every Phish show that has ever existed, even ones before he was born.

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