Hodin: We're trying to readjust the life cycle of an entire civilization.
Kirk: You're killing your own daughter!
Hodin: My daughter hoped to make you feel the agony of Gideon. But it was impossible. No stranger could realize the horror that life can be here. I will not beg for your understanding of my personal grief, nor will I parade it for you to gain your cooperation. My love for my daughter is too deep for display. My pride in her runs even deeper.