William Shatner Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old william shatner quotes, william shatner sayings, and william shatner proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


Memories were the markers of the journey through life. It was necessary to know where you had come from. Only then could you know where you were going.     

William Shatner

Divorce is probably as painful as death.     

William Shatner

I'm surfing the giant life wave.     

William Shatner

Energy is the key to creativity. Energy is the key to life.     

William Shatner

I'm always open to the possibility that somebody's got a better idea than I have. It happens with some frequency.     

William Shatner

A sense of the unknown has always lured mankind and the greatest of the unknowns of today is outer space. The terrors, the joys and the sense of accomplishment are epitomized in the space program.     

William Shatner

We meet aliens every day who have something to give us. They come in the form of people with different opinions.     

William Shatner

There was nothing lonelier than a man with a million friends.     

William Shatner

The great mystery of our consciousness is beyond our grasp.     

William Shatner

The basic quality that any great story must have is a story that illustrates the human condition.     

William Shatner

There's a joy and a pain about directing where the dreams you have are becoming concrete but the attention to detail, the need for time is such that it's overwhelming at times, and the stream of responsibility.     

William Shatner

Why does the lizard stick his tongue out? The lizard sticks its tongue out because that's the way its listening and looking and tasting its environment. It's its means of appreciating what's in front of it.     

William Shatner

You might as well aim high. Why shoot yourself in the foot when you can shoot yourself in the head?     

William Shatner

Fate gives you the finger and you accept.     

William Shatner

Being an icon is overrated, remember an icon can be moved by a mouse.     

William Shatner

You have to create your life. You have to carve it, like a sculpture.     

William Shatner

I know very little about the viral, electronic world, but I use Twitter to communicate not only information that I think some of the fans want to hear about but also ideas.     

William Shatner

Getting that audience approval is always a question mark, and it's always that flag that flutters in front of you.     

William Shatner

A pretty girl is certainly comparable to a good horse.     

William Shatner

I'm looking for the perfect paintball movie.     

William Shatner