Robert Heinlein

1907 - 1988

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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A Quote by Robert Anson Heinlein on control, happiness, learning, love, peace, rest, and world

First you must learn to control your self. The rest follows. Blessed is he who knows himself and commands himself, for the world is his and love and happiness and peace walk with him wherever he goes.

Robert Heinlein (1907 - 1988)

Source: Valentine Michael Smith in Stranger in a Strange Land

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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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