"Moments of Transition"

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"Perhaps in the future when you rejoin the Psi Corps, we can discuss this again."
	-- Businesswoman to Lyta in Babylon 5:"Moments of Transition"
"Our people need leadership, not dogma, action, not meditation. We assumed they were our equal in all things. They've now learned otherwise."
	-- Shakiri to Neroon in Babylon 5:"Moments of Transition"
"And.. Well, there's just no delicate way to say this. I want your body."
"What! Are you out of your mind?"
"Heh, that's a very funny question to ask a telepath, .. since we spend so much of our time in other peoples' minds. I don't want it now, Lyta, just when you are not .. using it anymore, after .. your passing."
	-- Bester and Lyta in Babylon 5:"Moments of Transition"
"What is your empathic range?"
"Well, officially, 20-25 meters."
"Unofficially?"
"Further .. much."
	-- Garibaldi and Lyta in Babylon 5:"Moments of Transition"
"I said we surrender. I did not say that we gave up our sovereign rights to form a new government. Dukhat said that in every battle one side or the other must surrender eventually. It's the natural order of things, There's no dishonor in that, no shame. We recognize the superior forces of the warrior caste. We have, after all, spent several centuries arming you, helping you learn the art of combat. What threat are we against that?"
"Then you acknowledge we are stronger?"
"Stronger, yes. But wiser? For a thousand years we guided our people through wisdom, not arms. Will we set that aside so quick?"
	-- Delenn and Shakiri in Babylon 5:"Moments of Transition"
"Valen said: 'Will you follow me to fire?' Will you?"
	-- Delenn to Shakiri in Babylon 5:"Moments of Transition"
"You said that a warrior does not fear death, Shakiri. You said that death is only one of the consequences, neither valued nor feared above the other. Death is merely a release from our obligations. Why then are you afraid, Shakiri? Have you put your importance above our own people?"
"Don't take their side!"
"I speak for my people. Who do you speak for? And what are you willing to do? They are waiting for your answer."
	-- Neroon to Shakiri in Babylon 5:"Moments of Transition"
"I was born .. warrior caste, but I see now .. the calling of my heart .. is religious. War is over. Listen to her. Listen!"
	-- Neroon in Babylon 5:"Moments of Transition"
"Today we rebuild what was broken. Today we restore the Grey Council. I summon the nine as Valen called them together long ago."
	-- Delenn in Babylon 5:"Moments of Transition"
"In the past it has been our tradition to seek balance. We have called three from each caste: worker, warrior, religious. But now that changes."
	-- Delenn in Babylon 5:"Moments of Transition"
"You had forgotten the worker caste, hadn't you? When our two sides fight, they're the ones caught in the middle, forgotten that it's their time to serve, to build, and to die. They built the temples we pray in, the ships you fight in. They look to us to guide their hands. But prayers are fleeting and wars forgotten. What is built endures. They do not wish to conquer or convert, only to build the future. And now, they will have that chance. The religious caste and the warrior caste will advise and councel. We will serve, as is proper. Religion and war must act in the service of the people, not the other way around. This place.. this place is reserved in memory of Neroon, until the day it is taken by the One who is to come. You are the heart, the hands, and the voice of our people. Judge wisely and well."
	-- Delenn to Grey Council in Babylon 5:"Moments of Transition"

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