"The Exercise of Vital Powers"

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"Mars. I can't believe I'm back on Mars. Three times before this place almost killed me. I swore I'd never give it another chance to finish the job. Humans got no business being here. No business at all."
	-- Garibaldi's Log in Babylon 5:"The Exercise of Vital Powers"
"You're the type of guy who doesn't like to give up control."
	-- Wade to Garibaldi in Babylon 5:"The Exercise of Vital Powers"
"Everything is illusion, Mr. Garibaldi. Concepts [constructs] of language, light, metaphor; nothing is real."
	-- Wade to Garibaldi in Babylon 5:"The Exercise of Vital Powers"
"Mars. I can't believe I'm back on Mars. I gotta be out of my mind."
	-- Garibaldi in Babylon 5:"The Exercise of Vital Powers"
"I don't trust Clark."
"Well, who does? Many of us believed he was behind president Santiago's assassination long before your people leaked anything. He's out of control, running scared and he has to be stopped. But not by a military action."
	-- Garibaldi and Edgars in Babylon 5:"The Exercise of Vital Powers"
"Why the muscle?"
"So you had no time to prepare mentally. I want your heartrate fast, your thoughts jumbled, to guard against any blocks or attempts to mislead us."
	-- Garibaldi and Edgars in Babylon 5:"The Exercise of Vital Powers"
"I don't trust them. Never have, never will."
"Why?"
"I don't like the idea of somebody having the power to get inside my head."
"There are safeguards."
"No damn help to anybody. They'll never trust us, we'll always be jealous of them, afraid of them. They can lie to us and we never know. But if we lie to them, .. they know. How to stop a conspiracy if you have no evidence, no record? It all takes place in thoughts, exchange from one telepath to another, to another. Sooner or later this is going to get ugly. I just don't want to be alive to see it happen."
	-- Garibaldi and Edgars in Babylon 5:"The Exercise of Vital Powers"
"Everybody lies."
"That's a very sad view of the universe, Mr. Garibaldi."
"Yeah, well, it's the only one I've got. It works for me."
	-- Garibaldi and Edgars in Babylon 5:"The Exercise of Vital Powers"
"Nobody takes power. They're given power by the rest of us, because we are stupid or afraid or both. "
	-- William Edgars in Babylon 5:"The Exercise of Vital Powers"
"Today, president Clark has the power and we gave it to him, because we were afraid of the aliens and afraid of ourselves."
"And now he's given it to the telepaths."
	-- Garibaldi and Edgars in Babylon 5:"The Exercise of Vital Powers"
"What you just told me, is that the whole truth?"
"It's as close to the truth as you or anyone else will ever get, Mr. Garibaldi."
	-- Garibaldi and Edgars in Babylon 5:"The Exercise of Vital Powers"
"I just start to worry when things are going too well."
	-- Sheridan to Ivanova in Babylon 5:"The Exercise of Vital Powers"
"Mars. Three times before this place almost killed me. And now I have finally finished the job. I can't feel anything anymore. I don't know what I care about anymore, except Lise. I screwed up both our lives pretty good. Now I get to make up for it. Assuming any of us can ever make up for anything we have done in the past. Maybe we can't, maybe we just have to live with it and get on with it, and do what we have to, never what we want to. It has to be done. I hope you can see that one day."
	-- Garibaldi in Babylon 5:"The Exercise of Vital Powers"

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