Riker: Someone once said, "Don't try to be a great man, just be a man. And let history make its own judgments." Zefram: That's rhetorical nonsense. Who said that? Riker: You did. Ten years from now.


Riker quotes "Don't try to be a great man, just be a man. And let history make its own judgments". Zefram states that that is rhetorical nonsense and wonders who said it. Riker replies that he had, ten years from now.