STAR TREK: THE MOTION PICTURE. “Heading, sir?”
I never thought I could love anyone but myself Now I know I can't love anyone but you.
but the victory is that I could not stomach it
“Kirk decided that it would not hurt Spock to be reminded that pain could be two-edged.
He waited until the Vulcan was in mid-step into the waiting turbolift. Then:
“Mister Spock! Welcome aboard.”
- Star Trek: The Motion Picture novelisation by Gene Roddenberry
“Jim! Good-bye my…my t’hy’la. This is the last time I will permit myself to think of you or even your name again.” (Star Trek: TMP novelization, written by Gene Roddenberry)