Inspiring Alien: 30 Best G’kar quotes from Babylon 5

Insightful and inspiring quotes from Ambassador G'kar.

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About G’kar and Babylon 5

When we first meet G’kar in Babylon 5 he’s an angry and vengeful Ambassador of the Narn alien race. In fact, he’ll do anything he can to ensure that his people have the upper hand – no matter the cost. However, as Babylon 5 progresses, we find that G’kar mellows out into an insightful and prophetic character. A character that will do almost anything to help out his friends.

In this article, we highlight some of his best one-liners throughout the Babylon 5 series.
Let us know if any of these inspiring quotes resonate with you.

“What is Truth, and what is God?” – G’kar

Best G’kar quotes

“We all have our time machines, don’t we? Those that take us back are memories… and those that carry us forward, are dreams.”

“No dictator, no invader, can hold an imprisoned population by force of arms forever.”

“Understanding is a three-edged sword: your side, their side, and the truth.”

“In the face of adversity, we must remain steadfast and resolute, but we must also be willing to compromise, to accept less than ideal circumstances, to find solutions that benefit all parties.”

“The universe is vast and we are so small. There is only one thing we can ever truly control – whether we are good or evil.”

“The fires of life are not always kindled by the torches of destiny.”

“We are all born as molecules in the hearts of a billion stars. What is our purpose in life? Perhaps to discover the nature of that connection.”

“It is said that a man’s character is his fate. And I believe that in my own life, my destiny has been shaped by the choices I have made.”

“What is the sound of one hand clapping? It is the sound of a soul reaching out to itself.”

“Truth is a three-edged sword: your side, their side, and the truth.”

“To conquer fear, you must become fear.”

“Hope is a rare gift that must never be taken for granted. We must always be ready to give it, but even more importantly, we must be ready to receive it.”

“We are all prisoners of our own past, but we can also be the architects of our own future.”

“Faith and reason are the shoes on your feet. You can travel further with both than you can with just one.”

“It is said that the greatest tragedies are written in the smallest books. The book of life is one such volume.”

“The truth is like a lion; you don’t have to defend it. Let it loose; it will defend itself.”

“It is said that in seeking revenge, one should dig two graves – one for oneself.”

“The journey is not over, but merely paused for a moment of reflection.”

“The only way to predict the future is to create it yourself.”

“One can learn a great deal from pain.”

“Strength comes not from physical capacity, but from indomitable will.”

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Londo Mollari and G'kar (right)
Londo Mollari and G’kar (right)

“There is nothing more dangerous than a resourceful idiot.”

“If you take a life, do you know what you’re giving up? Everything. Everything you could have been, everything you might have done. You’ve given it all up. Just to end one life.”

“There is a greater darkness than the one we fight. It is the darkness of the soul that has lost its way.”

“The wheel of time is a great equalizer. No matter how important or insignificant we may seem, we are all subject to its turning.”

“We must never forget that even the darkest night will end and the sun will rise.”

“We all have our demons, but we must learn to master them, or they will master us.”

“The measure of a person’s worth is not in what they say, but in what they do.”

“The hardest part of living is making peace with your past.”

“Faith is a crutch for those who cannot face the reality of life.”

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"No one here is what he appears..." - G'kar

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