Robert A. Heinlein Quotes


45 Robert A. Heinlein quotes:



"The universe never did make sense; I suspect it was built on government contract."
"Anyone who considers protocol unimportant has never dealt with a cat."
"One of the sanest, surest, and most generous joys of life comes from being happy over the good fortune of others."
"Human beings hardly ever learn from the experience of others. They learn; when they do, which isn't often, on their own, the hard way."
"Jealousy is a disease, love is a healthy condition. The immature mind often mistakes one for the other, or assumes that the greater the love, the greater the jealousy -- in fact, they're almost incompatible; one emotion hardly leaves room for the other. Both at once can produce unbearable turmoil..."
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"A poet who reads his own verse in public may have other nasty habits."
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"The more you love, the more you can love--and the more intensely you love. Nor is there any limit on how many you can love. If a person had time enough, he could love all of that majority who are decent and just."
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"Love is the condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own."
"For me, politeness is a sine qua non of civilization."
"You can have peace. Or you can have freedom. Don't ever count on having both at once."
"I am free because I know that I alone am morally responsible for everything I do."
"When any government, or any church for that matter, undertakes to say to its subjects, This you may not read, this you must not see, this you are forbidden to know, the end result is tyranny and oppression no matter how holy the motives."
"Another ingredient in a happy marriage: Budget the luxuries first! Notebooks of Lazarus Long, Robert A"
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"What a wonderful world it is that has girls in it! Notebooks of Lazarus Long, Robert A"
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"Learning isn't a means to an end; it is an end in itself."
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"Never underestimate the power of human stupidity."
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"Writing is not necessarily something to be ashamed of, but do it in private and wash your hands afterwards."
"How we behave toward cats here below determines our status in heaven."
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"Love is that condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own."
"Yield to temptation. It may not pass your way again."
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