Robert Heinlein

1907 - 1988

A Quote by Robert Anson Heinlein on laughter and people

I've found out why people laugh. They laugh because it hurts-because it's the only thing that'll make it stop hurting.

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 irony and life

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The supreme irony of life is that hardly anyone gets out of it alive.

Robert Heinlein (1907 - 1988)

Source: Job: A Comedy of Justice, 1984

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A Quote by Robert Anson Heinlein on learning

You live and learn. Or you don't live long.

Robert Heinlein (1907 - 1988)

Source: Lazarus Long

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A Quote by Robert Anson Heinlein on happiness and love

"Love" is that condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own.

Robert Heinlein (1907 - 1988)

Source: Jubal in Stranger in a Strange Land

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A Quote by Robert Anson Heinlein on justice, love, majorities, and time

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.

Robert Heinlein (1907 - 1988)

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A Quote by Robert Anson Heinlein on danger

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Of all the creatures on this planet none is more dangerous than a human being.

Robert Heinlein (1907 - 1988)

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A Quote by Robert Anson Heinlein on awareness and death

The killer looked up as the bullet hit him. He looked as if he were puzzled by some strange occurence, being too freshly dead to be aware of it.

Robert Heinlein (1907 - 1988)

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A Quote by Robert Anson Heinlein on evil, goodness, and wisdom

Goodness without wisdom always accomplishes evil.

Robert Heinlein (1907 - 1988)

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A Quote by Robert Anson Heinlein on pleasure

A brute kills for pleasure. A fool kills from hate.

Robert Heinlein (1907 - 1988)

Source: Lazarus Long

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A Quote by Robert Anson Heinlein on courage and fear

Courage is the complement of fear. A man who is fearless cannot be courageous. (He is also a fool.)

Robert Heinlein (1907 - 1988)

Source: Lazarus Long

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