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39 Best Counsellor Troi Quotes

39 Best Counsellor Troi Quotes

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Best Counsellor Troi Quotes – Some Quirky, Some Inspirational!

Counsellor Troi (FULL NAME: Deanna Troi) is a half-human, half-betazoid woman from the Star Trek: The Next Generation TV show. Portrayed by British actress, Marina Sirtis, Counsellor Troi has remarkable psionic empathic abilities which allow her to tap into the feelings of friends and foe. Throughout most of the series, Troi holds the rank of lieutenant commander. However, in the seventh season, Troi takes the bridge officer’s examination and is promoted to the rank of commander, but continues as counsellor.

As ship’s chief counsellor, Deanna Troi is able to explore many different facets of the ship and these include relationships. In fact, she’s often called on by various members of the crew to help them navigate their own psychotherapy and this is where she comes into her own as a character.

Below are some of all our all time favourite Counsellor Troi quotes. Do you have one?


39 Best Counsellor Troi Quotes

1. “We are going to be together a long time.”
– Counsellor Troi

2. “Captain Picard will be very relieved. How did you manage it?”
– Counsellor Deanna Troi

3. “Your self-portrait is so practiced, so polished.”
– Deanna Troi

4. “Your answer would be meaningless. That act had no reason.”
– Counsellor Troi

5. “Timeline? This is no time to talk about time! We don’t have the time!… What was I saying?”
– Counsellor Deanna Troi

6. “If you’re looking for my professional opinion as ship’s counselor: he’s nuts.”
– Deanna Troi

7. “It unites humanity in a way no one ever thought possible. When they realize they’re not alone in the universe, poverty, disease, war – they’ll all be gone within the next fifty years.”
– Counsellor Troi

8. “It could provide us with valuable information about what’s troubling him. You know, there’s nothing wrong with a healthy fantasy life, as long as you don’t let it take over.”
– Counsellor Deanna Troi

9. “You’re taking it so seriously. It’s not without its element of humor.”
– Deanna Troi

10. “Most people find a counselor intimidating at first. It’s okay if you feel that way toward me.”
– Counsellor Troi

11. “Just listen to the sound of my voice. Take a slow deep breath in through your nose and let it out through your mouth just as slowly. That’s better, isn’t it?”
– Counsellor Deanna Troi

39 Best Counsellor Troi Quotes

12. “There’s a gunfighter out there who has the speed and accuracy of an android. And in two hours, he’s going to try to kill you.”
– Deanna Troi

13. “Yes, a single leader can make mistakes which is far less likely in the combined whole.”
– Counsellor Deanna Troi

14. “Stop this petty bickering, all of you! Especially you, Mother!”
– Counsellor Troi

15. “You can’t hide the emptiness from me. The others – the ones who hurt you, who left you alone, rejected. The ones who make you so angry.”
– Deanna Troi

16. “Chocolate is a serious thing.”
– Counsellor Deanna Troi

17. “Mm, of course it does, but… it’s not just a matter of taste. It’s the whole experience. First of all, you have to spoon the fudge around the rim, leaving only the ice cream in the middle. Then, you gently spoon the ice cream around the sides, like you’re sculpting it. Relish every bite. Make every one an event. And then, with the last spoonful, close your eyes…”
– Counsellor Deanna Troi

18. “Would you like to talk about what’s bothering you, or would you like to break some more furniture?”
– Counsellor Troi

19. “It’s only at midlife that a Betazoid female becomes… well… fully sexual, if you know what I mean.”
– Deanna Troi

20. “She has decided to focus all her sexual energy on one male, who will, of course, eventually become her husband. It seems, Captain, that… you are the early favorite.”
– Counsellor Troi

21. “You’re scheming something, Mother. Don’t try to fool me, I can tell.”
– Counsellor Troi

22. “I know Klingons like to be alone on their birthdays. You probably want to meditate or hit yourself with a pain stick or something.”
– Counsellor Deanna Troi

23. “Welcome home, Worf. I hope you don’t mind I let myself in. I promised Alexander I’d feed his Dalvin hissing beetle while you were both away.”
– Deanna Troi

24. “I look at these faces and… I wonder who they are and if they could be related to me.”
– Counsellor Troi

25. “Data, you must be the first person who’s come into my office and been excited at the prospect of a new neurosis.”
– Counsellor Deanna Troi

26. “Dreams are the royal road to the knowledge of the mind.”
– Deanna Troi

39 Best Counsellor Troi Quotes

27. “Data, even Freud said: sometimes a cigar is just a cigar.”
– Counsellor Troi

28. “Sharing an orbit with God is no small experience.”
– Counsellor Deanna Troi

29. “Confidence is faith in oneself. It can’t easily be given by another.”
– Counsellor Troi

30. “Respect is earned, not bestowed.”
– Deanna Troi

31. “That’s the problem with believing in a supernatural being… trying to determine what he wants.”
– Counsellor Deanna Troi

32. “To admit that you’re afraid gives you strength.”
– Counsellor Troi

33. “Counselor Deanna Troi, personal log, stardate 44805.3. My mother is on board.”
– Counsellor Deanna Troi

34. “Poverty was eliminated on Earth a long time ago. And a lot of other things dissapeared with it; hopelessness, despair, cruelty…”
– Deanna Troi

35. “In order to defeat your enemy, you must first understand them.”
– Counsellor Troi

36. “We deal with our pain in many different ways. But over the years, I’ve discovered it’s in joy that the uniqueness of each individual is revealed. If I can help a person back to a state of joy… well, my role has its rewards.”
– Counsellor Troi

37. “You know, you’re not just incorrigible. You’re insatiable.”
– Deanna Troi

38. “Feelings aren’t positive or negative, it’s what you do with those feelings that becomes good or bad.”
– Counsellor Deanna Troi

39. “You can’t guide someone into adulthood. The experiences are unique to each person.”
– Deanna Troi


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