Whenever the lion fish in the fish tank in the captain’s ready room died it was always a sad moment.

Patrick Stewart Sad Quote

We’ve heard from many teachers that they used episodes of Star Trek and concepts of Star Trek in their science classrooms in order to engage the students.

Patrick Stewart Science Quote

I had come to the point when I realized it was unlikely that my film career was going to move beyond a certain level of role. And I was – because I had graphic instances of it – handicapped by the success of Star Trek. A director would say ‘I don’t want Jean-Luc Picard in my movie’ – and this was compounded by X-Men as well.

Patrick Stewart Success Quote

I certainly wanted to maintain some sense of mystery about Picard and that’s why we never allowed certain situations to fully evolve like the relationship between Picard and Beverly Crusher.

Patrick Stewart Relationship Quote

I am told that there have been over the years a number of experiments taking place in places like Massachusetts Institute of Technology that have been entirely based on concepts raised by Star Trek.

Patrick Stewart Technology Quote

Having played many roles of scientific intellect I do have an empathy for that world. It’s been hard on me because flying the Enterprise for seven years in Star Trek and sitting in Cerebro in X-men has led people to believe that I know what I’m talking about. But I’m still trying to work out how to operate the air conditioning unit on my car.

Patrick Stewart Car Quote