"Why should we even be here on Earth if we don't try to make things better for the next people who come along, so that they can make things better? I think man has come a long way, and we have a long way to go."
"That's the value that Star Trek has: it made every one of those people recognzeable. They were human."
"I based [the Star Trek theme] on an old Hebredean tune from the outer islands of Scotland, because I wanted something that had a long, long feel to it..."