You can go wrong by being too skeptical as readily as by being too trusting.
Robert Heinlein (1907 - 1988)
Source: Lazarus Long
Contributed by: Zaady
One man's theology is another man's belly laugh.
Source: Lazarus Long, Time Enough for Love
Most people can't think, most of the remainder won't think, the small fraction who do think mostly can't do it very well.
Source: Time Enough for Love
The saddest thing about ephemerals was that their little lives rarely held time enough for love.
Touch is the most fundamental sense. A baby experiences it, all over, before he is born and long before he learns to use sight, hearing, or taste, and no human ever ceases to need it. Keep your children short on pocket money but long on hugs
Going to the showers is the best part of the game.
Source: Jubal in Stranger in a Strange Land
Only a sadistic scoundrel-or a fool-tells the bald truth on social occasions.
A generation which ignores history has no past - and no future.
Source: The Notebooks of Lazurus Long, a character found in more than 12 Heinlein books
I've found out why people laugh. They laugh because it hurts-because it's the only thing that'll make it stop hurting.
Source: Valentine Michael Smith in Stranger in a Strange Land
The supreme irony of life is that hardly anyone gets out of it alive.
Source: Job: A Comedy of Justice, 1984
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