Only a sadistic scoundrel-or a fool-tells the bald truth on social occasions.
Robert Heinlein (1907 - 1988)
Source: Lazarus Long
Contributed by: Zaady
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
You live and learn. Or you don't live long.
"Love" is that condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own.
Source: Jubal in Stranger in a Strange Land
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.
Of all the creatures on this planet none is more dangerous than a human being.
A brute kills for pleasure. A fool kills from hate.
Courage is the complement of fear. A man who is fearless cannot be courageous. (He is also a fool.)
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