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Quotes of the Day for 6 September 2000 – Star Trek

Captain's Log: Stardate 1966 - These are the voyages of the Starship Enterprise, its five-year mission to go where no man has gone before. Yes, on this day in 1966 we heard those words for the first time. Here are some thoughts on frontiers, the stars, and the universe.

Note: This quote selection was based on the premier of the Star Trek television series. Among the readers of Quotes of the Day was a dedicated Star Trek fan who pointed out that the date was actually 8 September 1966.

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The quotes:

There is only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that's your own self.
     - Aldous Huxley

Where there is an open mind there will always be a frontier.
     - Charles F. Kettering

Obstacles cannot crush me. Every obstacle yields to stern resolve. He who is fixed to a star does not change his mind.
     - Leonardo da Vinci

I'm astounded by people who want to `know' the universe when it's hard enough to find your way around Chinatown.
     - Woody Allen

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