Don't try to be a great man. Just be a man and let history make its own judgements.
I'm sort of in for a penny, in for a pound with Star Trek, It's my life at this point. To deny it would just be foolish.
Don't get me wrong-I'm very thankful for all the aliens I've met and loved.
One of my philosophies as a director is to listen to other people's great ideas because they'll help make you better.
I like contemporary American literature and I like biographies and I like jazz and I like baseball and I like writers who write about the human condition and sci-fi is just something that I happened into.
I've always thought that we, as human beings, would be naive and arrogant to pretend that we're the only life form in the galaxy.
I don't think you ever leave Star Trek for good.
I think Star Trek has been very double-edged for all of us - as actors, writers, directors.
I always enjoyed going into the holodeck.
I think, frankly, that I'm a better director than I was an actor.
I think that I've been pigeon-holed by virtue of the fact that I've spent so much time in front of a green screen.
No, the type-casting didn't happen until after Star Trek. I don't think that you get typecast until you've been cast!
If the prime directives were followed a little more accurately here on earth, I mean it sounds somewhat Pollyanna, but I think people would certainly get along better.
I think, unfortunately or fortunately, the reality of Hollywood is that if your movie makes money, they'll make another one.
I think I'm a better director than I ever was an actor. I'd love to go back to acting, but nobody seems to want me.
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