Robert Heinlein

1907 - 1988

A Quote by Robert Anson Heinlein on time

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Once upon a time there was a Martian named Valentine Michael Smith.

Robert Heinlein (1907 - 1988)

Source: opening line of Stranger in a Strange Land

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A Quote by Robert Anson Heinlein on learning and mathematics

Anyone who cannot cope with mathematics is not fully human. At best he is a tolerable subhuman who has learned to wear shoes, bathe, and not make messes in the house.

Robert Heinlein (1907 - 1988)

Source: Time Enough for Love.

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A Quote by Robert Anson Heinlein on trust

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You can go wrong by being too skeptical as readily as by being too trusting.

Robert Heinlein (1907 - 1988)

Source: Lazarus Long

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A Quote by Robert Anson Heinlein on laughter and theology

One man's theology is another man's belly laugh.

Robert Heinlein (1907 - 1988)

Source: Lazarus Long, Time Enough for Love

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A Quote by Robert Anson Heinlein on people

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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.

Robert Heinlein (1907 - 1988)

Source: Time Enough for Love

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A Quote by Robert Anson Heinlein on listening

Always listen to experts. They'll tell you what can't be done, and why. Then do it.

Robert Heinlein (1907 - 1988)

Source: Lazarus Long

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A Quote by Robert Anson Heinlein

Free will is a golden thread running through the frozen matrix of fixed events.

Robert Heinlein (1907 - 1988)

Source: The Rolling Stones

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A Quote by Robert Anson Heinlein

Going to the showers is the best part of the game.

Robert Heinlein (1907 - 1988)

Source: Jubal in Stranger in a Strange Land

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A Quote by Robert Anson Heinlein on truth

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Only a sadistic scoundrel-or a fool-tells the bald truth on social occasions.

Robert Heinlein (1907 - 1988)

Source: Lazarus Long

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A Quote by Robert Anson Heinlein on future, generations, history, and past

A generation which ignores history has no past - and no future.

Robert Heinlein (1907 - 1988)

Source: The Notebooks of Lazurus Long, a character found in more than 12 Heinlein books

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