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02/27/2015 02:15 EST | Updated 02/27/2015 03:59 EST

13 Pearls Of Spock's Logical Wisdom

Leonard Nimoy may have left us, but his most famous character's wisdom will always be with us.

Nimoy played many characters in a career that spanned more than six decades, but he was best known as Spock, an officer and friend to William Shatner's Captain James T. Kirk in the "Star Trek" TV series and films.

His character's words were filled with logic and wisdom, providing plenty of Vulcan insight on human behaviour.

Here are some of Spock's greatest quotes from the "Star Trek" franchise. All quotes are from the original TV series, unless otherwise stated.

"Curious how often you Humans manage to obtain that which you do not want."

"Errand of Mercy," Season 1, Episode 26

"Insufficient facts always invite danger, Captain."

"Space Seed," Season 1, Episode 22

"If there are self-made purgatories, then we all have to live in them."

"This Side of Paradise," Season 1, Episode 24

"... You may find that having is not so pleasing a thing after all as wanting. This is not logical, but it is often true."

"Amok Time," Season 2, Episode 1

"Vulcans never bluff."

"The Doomsday Machine" Season 2, Episode 6

"Computers make excellent and efficient servants, but I have no wish to serve under them."

"The Ultimate Computer," Season 2, Episode 24

"Captain, a starship also runs on loyalty to one man, and nothing can replace it, or him."

"The Ultimate Computer," Season 2, Episode 24

"Without followers, evil cannot spread."

"And the Children Shall Lead," Season 3, Episode 4

"... The needs of the many outweigh the needs of the few."

"Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan"

"You are my superior officer. You are also my friend. I have been and always shall be yours."

"Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan"

"Live long and prosper."

"Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan"

"Logic is the beginning of wisdom ... not the end."

"Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country"

"... When you eliminate the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth."

"Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country"

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