Forgive you? I ought to knock you on your goddamn ass.
– Capt. James T. Kirk
I never knew what a friend was until I met Geordi. He spoke to me as though I were human. He treated me no differently from anyone else. He accepted me for what I am. And that, I have learned, is friendship. But I do not know how to say goodbye.
– Lt. Cmdr. Data
Seven: After they brought you back from your time in the Collective, did you honestly feel that you regained your humanity?
Jean-Luc Picard: Yes.
Seven: All of it?
Jean-Luc Picard: No. But we’re both working on it, aren’t we?
Seven: Every damned day of my life.