200+ "Robert A Heinlein" Quotes And Sayings

Robert Anson Heinlein was an American science fiction writer. He spent most of his life as a resident of the state of California. He was one of the most popular writers during his lifetime, and was considered a master of the science fiction genre. His influence on modern science fiction and fantasy is great, and he is one of a handful of authors who have written in all three genres.

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Love is that condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own. Robert A. Heinlein
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Jealousy is a disease, love is a healthy condition. The immature mind often mistakes one for the other, or assumes that the greater the love, the greater the jealousy - in fact, they are almost incompatible; one emotion hardly leaves room for the other. Robert A. Heinlein
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May you live as long as you wish and love as long as you live. Robert A. Heinlein
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Anybody can look at a pretty girl and see a pretty girl. An artist can look at a pretty girl and see the old woman she will become. A better artist can look at an old woman and see the pretty girl that she used to be. But a great artist-a master-and that is what Auguste Rodin was-can look at an old woman, protray her exactly as she is..and force the viewer to see the pretty girl she used to be..and more than that, he can make anyone with the sensitivity of an armadillo, or even you, see that this lovely young girl is still alive, not old and ugly at all, but simply prisoned inside her ruined body. He can make you feel the quiet, endless tragedy that there was never a girl born who ever grew older than eighteen in her heart..no matter what the merciless hours have done to her. Look at her, Ben. Growing old doesn't matter to you and me; we were never meant to be admired-but it does to them. . Robert A. Heinlein
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Some people insist that 'mediocre' is better than 'best.' They delight in clipping wings because they themselves can't fly. They despise brains because they have none. Robert A. Heinlein
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Be wary of strong drink, it can make you shoot at the tax collector...and miss. Robert A. Heinlein
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Women and cats will do as they please, and men and dogs should relax and get used to the idea. Robert A. Heinlein
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Climate is what you expect, weather is what you get. Robert A. Heinlein
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Don't explain computers to laymen. Simpler to explain sex to a virgin. Robert A. Heinlein
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If you've got the truth you can demonstrate it. Talking doesn't prove it. Robert A. Heinlein
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Women talk when they want to. Or don't. Robert A. Heinlein
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If God existed (a question concerning which Jubal maintained a meticulous intellectual neutrality) and if He desired to be worshiped (a proposition which Jubal found inherently improbable but conceivably possible in the dim light of his own ignorance), then (stipulating affirmatively both the above) it nevertheless seemed wildly unlikely to Jubal to the point of reductio ad absurdum that a God potent to shape galaxies would be titillated and swayed by the whoop-te-do nonsense the Fosterites offered Him as "worship. Robert A. Heinlein
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A desire not to butt into other people's business is at least eighty percent of all human wisdom. Robert A. Heinlein
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Goodness without wisdom always accomplishes evil. Robert A. Heinlein
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Anyone who cannot cope with mathematics is not fully human. At best, he is a tolerable subhuman who has learned to wear his shoes, bathe, and not make messes in the house. Robert A. Heinlein
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But goodness alone is never enough. A hard, cold wisdom is required for goodness to accomplish good. Goodness without wisdom always accomplishes evil. Robert A. Heinlein
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Başkalarının işine burnunu sokmamak insanın sahip olabileceği bilgeliğin yüzde seksenidir... kalan yüzde yirmi de pek önemli değildir zaten. Robert A. Heinlein
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Bir kaplanın sırtında yolculuk etmenin en önemli kuralı, kulaklarını asla bırakmamaktır. Robert A. Heinlein
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The worst that can possibly have happened to him is death and that we are all in for---if not this morning, then in days, or weeks, or years at most. Robert A. Heinlein
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Death isn't funny." "Then why are there so many jokes about death? Jill, with us – us humans – death is so sad that we must laugh at it. Robert A. Heinlein