Above All Else, a God Needs Compassion
Dr. Elizabeth Dehner:Before long, we’ll be where it would have taken Mankind millions of years of learning to reach.Captain James T. Kirk:And what will Mitchell learn in getting there?! Will he know what to do with his power?! Will he acquire the wisdom?!Dr. Elizabeth Dehner:Please, go back while you still can.Captain James T. Kirk:Did you hear him joke about compassion? Above all else, a god needs compassion!
— “Where No Man Has Gone Before” – Star Trek, Season 1 (1966)