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Thread: Ship Dedication Quotes

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    Join Date
    Apr 2002
    Latrobe, PA

    Ship Dedication Quotes

    If your ship has a dedication plaque, how about posting the quote here.

    This is the quote I'm kicking around for my Daedalus-class U.S.S. Commonwealth:

    "That the general, great, and essential principles of liberty and free government may be recognized and unalterably established..." - Constitution of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Article IX, 'Declaration of Rights'

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    Feb 2001
    Brockville, Ontario, Canada
    USS Centurion

    -Dulce et decorum est pro patria mori

    USS Cerberus NCC 970 Ranger class 2216-2247
    -Dum spiro, spero.

    USS Iron Duke
    -Next to a battle lost, the saddest thing is a battle won.

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    Jan 2002
    Soviet Canuckistan
    From the USS Lexington

    "For the fundamental freedoms of all..."

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    Jun 2002
    Heavy Metal Universe
    USS Discovery
    " discover strange new worlds."

    USS Vanguard
    "...right to the far reaches of the universe."

    USS Ascendant
    "A free spirit is a free universe."

    Expanded Spacecraft Operations, a 100+ page sourcebook for CODA Trek

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    USS Venture;
    "Discovery is a journey without a chart"

    USS Amazon (Runabout assigned to the Venture)
    "Adventure through Adaptability"

    There are others... But those are the ones I am proud of creating... Others are quoted to famous people.
    DanG/Darth Gurden
    The Voice of Reason and Sith Lord

    “Putting the FUNK! back into Dysfunctional!”

    Coming soon. The USS Ganymede NCC-80107
    "Ad astrae per scientia" (To the stars through knowledge)

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    Apr 2001
    Hainburg, Germany
    USS Galahad:
    "To seek to strive to find and not to yield."

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    May 2002
    Canyon, TX, USA, Sol III
    Lancer: You've got the quote from "Ulysses" slightly out of order. The last line goes "To strive, to seek, to find, and not to yield." (Sorry for the nitpick, but it's one of my favorite poems.)

    U.S.S. Carmen De Falco
    "...we few, we happy few, we band of brothers...."
    Last edited by PGoodman13; 07-09-2002 at 07:33 AM.
    Patrick Goodman -- Tilting at Windmills

    "I dare you to do better." -- Captain Christopher Pike

    Beyond the Final Frontier: CODA Star Trek RPG Support

  8. #8
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    Apr 2001
    Hainburg, Germany
    Originally posted by PGoodman13
    Lancer: You've got the quote from "Ulysses" slightly out of order. The last line goes "To strive, to seek, to find, and not to yield." (Sorry for the nitpick, but it's one of my favorite poems.)
    Thanks for the small correction, dude. I haven't read the poem in quite a while and was just working from memory.
    And it is a great poem.

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    Sep 1999
    MetroWest, MA USA
    Constitution-class U.S.S. Icarus:
    "Set the controls for the heart of the sun"

    Galaxy-class U.S.S. Icarus:
    "Second star to the right, and straight on till morning"
    AKA Breschau of Livonia (mainly rpg forums)
    Gaming blog 19thlevel

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    Aug 1999
    Salt Lake City, UT, USA
    Constitution-class USS Midway:
    "Though we know that time has wings, we're the ones who have to fly!"

    Defiant-class USS Midway:
    "Look in to the eye of the storm..."

    Intrepid-class USS Blackthorne:
    "Ecce potestas casei!"
    Former Decipher RPG Net Rep

    "Doug, at the keyboard, his fingers bleeding" (with thanks to Moriarti)

    In D&D3E, Abyssal is not the language of evil vacuum cleaners.

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    Sep 1999
    Bingley, UK
    Akira Class USS Windrider:

    "Leave our fortune to the wind; it'll always carry us on"

    Intrepid Class USS Horizion:

    "Searching ever onward"

    Storm Class USS Tempest:

    "Whipping up a Storm"
    'Wish I could Help you....Wish I could tell you,
    That I am real, I'm not something you invented,
    That I'm not everything you want me to be.'

    'And I am...Ageless. And I am....Invincible.'

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    May 2002
    Of course all of this is just BEGGING for parodies...

    USS Lake Wobegon
    "All the women are strong, all the men are good looking, and all the children are above average"

    USS Wodehouse
    "Was that truly your intention, sir?"

    USS Douglas Adamns
    "You are here"

    USS Rube Goldberg
    "Trust me, it'll work"

    Have a nice stardate

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    Sep 2001
    Dundee, Scotland, UK
    Intrepid class USS Intrepid (and Constitution class USS Intrepid): "To gaze beyond the farthest star."

    Which is a reference to the animated series episode, Beyond the Farthest Star.

    "You can't take a picture of this; it's already gone." -Nate Fisher, Six Feet Under.

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    Join Date
    May 2002
    Originally posted by Ramage
    USS Wodehouse
    "Was that truly your intention, sir?"
    Actually, I'd probably go with something along the lines of:

    "If I had a shilling for every time Bingo lost 'the only girl in the world,' I wouldn't be touching you for a fiver just now."

    -Chris Landmark
    "Was entstanden ist, das muss vergehen. Was vergangen, auferstehn." -Klopstock & Mahler

    "Only liberals really think. Only liberals are intellectual. Only liberals understand the needs of their fellows." How much viciousness lay concealed in that word! Odrade thought. How much secret ego demanding to feel superior. - Heretics of Dune

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    Feb 2002
    Salinas, Calif., USA (a Chiefs fan in an unholy land)
    Sovereign-class USS Ariane

    "As long as hope remains, the spirit of man shall never be crushed." -- Harry S. Truman
    Davy Jones

    "Frightened? My dear, you are looking at a man who has laughed in the face of death, sneered at doom, and chuckled at catastrophe! I was petrified."
    -- The Wizard of Oz

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