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36 Everlasting Leonard Nimoy Quotes

Famous As: Known for Playing 'Spock' in The 'Star Trek' Franchise
Born On: March 26, 1931
Died On: February 27, 2015
Born In: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died At Age: 83

Leonard Simon Nimoy was an American actor, director, author, song composer, famous for being the face of Star Trek franchisee portraying the iconic role of Spock. Nimoy was the part of the Star Trek franchisee since the time of its inception until the end of its production, which comprised of eight feature film and various spin-off series. Apart from Star Trek, Nimoy also voiced in and directed several movies such as Funny About Love, Sinbad: Beyond the Veil of Mists, Atlantis: The Lost Empire, Transformers: Dark of the Moon. He also featured in numerous hit television series namely Mission: Impossible, In Search of..., Fringe and many more. Besides receiving honors from National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences and Boston Society of Film Critics, Nimoy was nominated for prestigious awards such as Primetime Emmy Awards, Saturn Awards, Annie Awards, Critics' Choice Movie Awards and others. Nimoy shared his experiences and perspective to the readers in his autobiographical accounts I Am Not Spock and I Am Spock. To honor his prolific work in Sci-fi genre, an asteroid known as 4865 Nimoy was named after him.  We have collected Nimoy’s quotes and sayings from his movies, interviews and views. Here are some of the greatest quotes from this legendary actor, emphasizing on his thoughts and sayings.

The miracle is this - the more we share, the more we have.

The miracle is this - the more we share, the more we have.

Leonard Nimoy
Live Long and Prosper

Live Long and Prosper

Leonard Nimoy
A life is like a garden. Perfect moments can be had, but not preserved, except in memory. LLAP

A life is like a garden. Perfect moments can be had, but not preserved, except in memory. LLAP

Leonard Nimoy
Hello, I'm Leonard Nimoy. The following tale of alien encounters is true. By true I mean false. It's all lies. But they're entertaining lies and in the end, isn't that the truth?

The answer is no.

Hello, I'm Leonard Nimoy. The following tale of alien encounters is true. By true I mean false. It's all lies. But they're entertaining lies and in the end, isn't that the truth? The answer is no.

Leonard Nimoy
Rocket ships
are exciting
but so are roses
on a birthday.

Rocket ships are exciting but so are roses on a birthday.

Leonard Nimoy
I think it's my adventure, my trip, my journey, and I guess my attitude is, let the chips fall where they may.

I think it's my adventure, my trip, my journey, and I guess my attitude is, let the chips fall where they may.

Leonard Nimoy
I’m touched by the idea that when we do things that are useful and helpful - collecting these shards of spirituality - that we may be helping to bring about a healing.

I’m touched by the idea that when we do things that are useful and helpful - collecting these shards of spirituality - that we may be helping to bring about a healing.

Leonard Nimoy
I believe in goodness, mercy and charity. I believe in casting bread upon the waters.

I believe in goodness, mercy and charity. I believe in casting bread upon the waters.

Leonard Nimoy
The means of many out way the means of the few or one.

The means of many out way the means of the few or one.

Leonard Nimoy
Embracing the Light

Collected bits of truth
Shimmering sparks
Shards of light
Merge
Healing
Restoring
Bursting Bright
Rising
in divine ecstatic flame.

Embracing the Light Collected bits of truth Shimmering sparks Shards of light Merge Healing Restoring Bursting Bright Rising in divine ecstatic flame.

Leonard Nimoy
I have found my way, step by step, proceeding from touch points that have emerged, some through conscious choice and some through dream state discovery.

I have found my way, step by step, proceeding from touch points that have emerged, some through conscious choice and some through dream state discovery.

Leonard Nimoy
Spock is definitely one of my best friends. When I put on those ears, it's not like just another day. When I become Spock, that day becomes something special.

Spock is definitely one of my best friends. When I put on those ears, it's not like just another day. When I become Spock, that day becomes something special.

Leonard Nimoy
You proceed from a false assumption: I have no ego to bruise.

You proceed from a false assumption: I have no ego to bruise.

Leonard Nimoy
My folks came to U.S. as immigrants, aliens, and became citizens. I was born in Boston, a citizen, went to Hollywood and became an alien.

My folks came to U.S. as immigrants, aliens, and became citizens. I was born in Boston, a citizen, went to Hollywood and became an alien.

Leonard Nimoy
You know, for a long time I have been of the opinion that artists don't necessarily know what they're doing. You don't necessarily know what kind of universal concept you're tapping into.

You know, for a long time I have been of the opinion that artists don't necessarily know what they're doing. You don't necessarily know what kind of universal concept you're tapping into.

Leonard Nimoy
My memory of those places is better than my pictures. That's why I get much more satisfaction out of shooting thematic work that has to do with an idea that I'm searching for, or searching to express.

My memory of those places is better than my pictures. That's why I get much more satisfaction out of shooting thematic work that has to do with an idea that I'm searching for, or searching to express.

Leonard Nimoy
That's true, because I'm a photographer now.

That's true, because I'm a photographer now.

Leonard Nimoy
I am not Spock.

I am not Spock.

Leonard Nimoy
But if you're talking about fine art work, then I think you have to ask yourself some pretty deep questions about why it is you want to take pictures and what it is you want to say.

But if you're talking about fine art work, then I think you have to ask yourself some pretty deep questions about why it is you want to take pictures and what it is you want to say.

Leonard Nimoy
The book tour has been really interesting and very gratifying. I have not book toured before. I've never had quite as much pleasure, as much satisfaction.

The book tour has been really interesting and very gratifying. I have not book toured before. I've never had quite as much pleasure, as much satisfaction.

Leonard Nimoy
I'm attracted to images that come from a personal exploration of a subject matter. When they have a personal stamp to them, then I think it becomes identifiable.

I'm attracted to images that come from a personal exploration of a subject matter. When they have a personal stamp to them, then I think it becomes identifiable.

Leonard Nimoy
Other times, you're doing some piece of work and suddenly you get feedback that tells you that you have touched something that is very alive in the cosmos.

Other times, you're doing some piece of work and suddenly you get feedback that tells you that you have touched something that is very alive in the cosmos.

Leonard Nimoy
My dream concept is that I have a camera and I am trying to photograph what is essentially invisible. And every once in a while I get a glimpse of her and I grab that picture.

My dream concept is that I have a camera and I am trying to photograph what is essentially invisible. And every once in a while I get a glimpse of her and I grab that picture.

Leonard Nimoy
I'm touched by the idea that when we do things that are useful and helpful - collecting these shards of spirituality - that we may be helping to bring about a healing.

I'm touched by the idea that when we do things that are useful and helpful - collecting these shards of spirituality - that we may be helping to bring about a healing.

Leonard Nimoy
The miracle is this: the more we share the more we have.

The miracle is this: the more we share the more we have.

Leonard Nimoy
For me it's all about personal vision; is there something about a subject that uniquely speaks to me.

For me it's all about personal vision; is there something about a subject that uniquely speaks to me.

Leonard Nimoy
Which is probably the reason why I work exclusively in black and white... to highlight that contrast.

Which is probably the reason why I work exclusively in black and white... to highlight that contrast.

Leonard Nimoy
That is the exploration that awaits you! Not mapping stars and studying nebula, but charting the unknown possibilities of existence.

That is the exploration that awaits you! Not mapping stars and studying nebula, but charting the unknown possibilities of existence.

Leonard Nimoy
Logic is the beginning of wisdom, not the end.

Logic is the beginning of wisdom, not the end.

Leonard Nimoy

What I'm exploring right now is the subject of my own mortality. It's an area that I'm curious about, and I'm researching it to see if there's a photographic essay in it for me. If images don't start to come, I'll go to something else.

Leonard Nimoy