"Infection"

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"You still haven't told me when the commander is due back?"
"Soon."
"How soon is soon?"
"Longer than a little while, faster than later."
	-- Mary Ann Cramer and Garibaldi in Babylon 5:"Infection"
"Commander's a hands-on kind of guy. He'll grab any chance to take out a ship. He's like that."
	-- Garibaldi in Babylon 5:"Infection"
"Savor the mystery, Stephen. We don't get nearly enough of them."
	-- Vance Hendricks to Dr. Franklin in Babylon 5:"Infection"
"Nothing in his personnel jacket to suggest a heart condition.."
"Yes, and exactly which medical school did you attend, Mr. Garibaldi?"
	-- Garibaldi and Dr. Franklin in Babylon 5:"Infection"
"This is a blueprint for living machines. The Vorlons have one. Some people even say the Minbari have them. We haven't seen enough of them up close to get any idea of how they work."
	-- Vance Hendricks to Dr. Franklin in Babylon 5:"Infection"
"The last time I gave an interview they told me to just relax and say what I really felt. Ten minutes after the broadcast I got transferred to an outpost so far off the starmaps you couldn't find it with a hunting dog and an ouija board."
"Don't sweat it. Just be that charming, effervescent commander we've all come to know and love. What's the worst that could happen? They fire you, ship you off to the Rim and I get promoted to Commander. I don't see a problem here."
	-- Sinclair and Garibaldi in Babylon 5:"Infection"
"Stephen. It's been 15 hours. We are gonna grow old and die in here. Stephen? Stephen, there's a Martian war machine parked outside. They'd like to have a word with you about the common cold."
	-- Vance Hendricks to Dr. Franklin in Babylon 5:"Infection"
"In the last five years, I've seen things off-world you can't even imagine. I've stood in the Abendi desert and watched all seven moons go into eclipse. I've walked in vaults that have been sealed longer than there's been a human race, breathing air that's five million years old. You call that a shortcut, if you will, but I've lived. By God, Stephen, I have lived."
	-- Vance Hendricks to Dr. Franklin in Babylon 5:"Infection"
"Don't. You're too young to experience that much pain."
	-- Ivanova to ISN reporter Mary Ann Cramer in Babylon 5:"Infection"
"Win, lose or draw, this thing's going to know it was in a fight."
	-- Garibaldi in Babylon 5:"Infection"
"But people can be fooled. So to prevent them from being confused by any misleading instructions from the enemy, they hardwired the machine half of the weapons not to respond to anyone who wasn't pure Ikarran. There's one problem, Commander. How do you define a pure Ikarran, or a pure human? No one is pure. No one."
	-- Franklin to Sinclair in Babylon 5:"Infection"
"I'm gonna try and make it mad."
"Make it mad? Are you nuts? Commander!"
	-- Sinclair and Garibaldi in Babylon 5:"Infection"
"You forgot the first rule of a fanatic. When you become obsessed with the enemy, you become the enemy."
	-- Sinclair to 'Tular' in Babylon 5:"Infection"
"Interplanetary Expeditions, the corporation that financed the dig on Ikarra 7 is a front. A front for a bio weapons supplier."
	-- Vance Hendricks to Franklin in Babylon 5:"Infection"
"I know a lot of guys who came out of the war changed. Some came out better, some came out worse. A lot of them had this problem. The war gave them definition, direction, purpose. Without it they don't know how to fit in anymore, so they keep looking for ways to go out in a blaze of glory. Some people call that being a hero, maybe so. I don't know, I've never been one. Me, I think they're looking for something worth dying for because it's easier than finding something worth living for."
"Finished?"
"Yeah. I guess that covers it."
"Michael. I don't have an answer for you. And .. I think maybe I should. Thanks."
	-- Garibaldi and Sinclair in Babylon 5:"Infection"
"If you'll excuse me. If you need me, I'll be over there, getting drunk with the rest of the aliens."
	-- Susan Ivanova to Dr. Franklin in Babylon 5:"Infection"
"Is it worth it? Should we just pull back, forget the whole thing as a bad idea and take care of our own problems at home?"
"No. We have to stay here and there's a simple reason why. Ask ten different scientists about the environment, population control, genetics and you'll get ten different answers, but there's one thing every scientist on the planet agrees on. Whether it happens in a hundred years or a thousand years or a million years, eventually our Sun will grow cold and go out. When that happens, it won't just take us. It'll take Marilyn Monroe and Lao-Tzu and Einstein and Morobuto and Buddy Holly and Aristophenes .. and all of this .. all of this was for nothing unless we go to the stars."
	-- Mary Ann Cramer interviews Cmdr. Sinclair in Babylon 5:"Infection"

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