Robert Heinlein

1907 - 1988

A Quote by Robert Anson Heinlein on people

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If you don't like yourself, you can't like other people.

Robert Heinlein (1907 - 1988)

Source: Time Enough for Love, Lazarus Long

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A Quote by Robert Anson Heinlein on taxes

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Taxes are not levied for the benefit of the taxed.

Robert Heinlein (1907 - 1988)

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A Quote by Robert Anson Heinlein on temptation and yielding

Yield to temptation. It may not pass your way again.

Robert Heinlein (1907 - 1988)

Source: Time Enough for Love

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A Quote by Robert Anson Heinlein on habits and poets

A poet who reads his own verse in public may have other nasty habits.

Robert Heinlein (1907 - 1988)

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A Quote by Robert Anson Heinlein on society

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An armed society is a polite society.

Robert Heinlein (1907 - 1988)

Source: The Moon Is A Harsh Mistress'

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A Quote by Robert Anson Heinlein on power and stupidity

Never underestimate the power of human stupidity.

Robert Heinlein (1907 - 1988)

Source: Time Enough for Love, Lazarus Long

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A Quote by Robert Anson Heinlein on belief and learning

Belief gets in the way of learning.

Robert Heinlein (1907 - 1988)

Source: Time Enough for Love

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A Quote by Robert Anson Heinlein on logic and time

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To get anywhere, or even to live a long time, a man has to guess, and guess right, over and over again, without enough data for a logical answer.

Robert Heinlein (1907 - 1988)

Source: Time Enough for Love

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A Quote by Robert Anson Heinlein on experience and learning

Humans hardly ever learn from the experience of others. They learn - when they do, which isn't often - on their own, the hard way.

Robert Heinlein (1907 - 1988)

Source: Time Enough for Love

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A Quote by Robert Anson Heinlein on facts, fantasy, and world

To be matter of fact about the world is to blunder into fantasy - and dull fantasy at that, as the real world is strange and wonderful.

Robert Heinlein (1907 - 1988)

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