I remember the quote "The strength of a civilization is not measured by its ability to fight wars, but rather by its ability to prevent them" being shown at the end of an episode of Earth: Final conflict, which was one of Roddenberry's shows. The episode 'Scorched Earth' ends by showing this on the screen: "The strength of a civilization is not measured by its ability to fight wars, but rather by its ability to prevent them —Gene Roddenberry" So there is a ligitimate source for that quote.... also see: here, from space.com (it describes the episode and shows the quote126.96.36.199 05:47, 29 December 2006 (UTC)
- In the 24th century there will be no hunger, there will be no greed, and all the children will know how to read.
- Gene Roddenberry to Jonathan Scott Frakes concerning his vision of the future before Frakes' final audition.
- In a contrast between 1960's astronauts consuming "Tang" and crewmen on the Enterprise eating solid food: "Why should a man give up the joy of ham and eggs if the technology will allow it?"