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Robert A. Heinlein

Top 10 Robert A. Heinlein Quotes,  American
Total Quotes : 26
Jealousy Person Symptom

A competent and self-confident person is incapable of jealousy in anything. Jealousy is invariably a symptom of neurotic insecurity.

- Robert A. Heinlein

Strong Collectors Wary

Be wary of strong drink. It can make you shoot at tax collectors... and miss.

- Robert A. Heinlein

Society May Polite

An armed society is a polite society. Manners are good when one may have to back up his acts with his life.

- Robert A. Heinlein

Flowers Doing Belong

By cultivating the beautiful we scatter the seeds of heavenly flowers, as by doing good we cultivate those that belong to humanity.

- Robert A. Heinlein

March More Correct

Don't ever become a pessimist... a pessimist is correct oftener than an optimist, but an optimist has more fun, and neither can stop the march of events.

- Robert A. Heinlein

Never Protocol Considers

Anyone who considers protocol unimportant has never dealt with a cat.

- Robert A. Heinlein

Science Theoretically

Everything is theoretically impossible, until it is done.

- Robert A. Heinlein

Conservative Communist

Political tags - such as royalist, communist, democrat, populist, fascist, liberal, conservative, and so forth - are never basic criteria. The human race divides politically into those who want people to be controlled and those who have no such desire.

- Robert A. Heinlein

Freedom Rules Break

I am free because I know that I alone am morally responsible for everything I do. I am free, no matter what rules surround me. If I find them tolerable, I tolerate them; if I find them too obnoxious, I break them. I am free because I know that I alone am morally responsible for everything I do.

- Robert A. Heinlein

Children Making Lives

Don't handicap your children by making their lives easy.

- Robert A. Heinlein

Freedom Having Ever

You can have peace. Or you can have freedom. Don't ever count on having both at once.

- Robert A. Heinlein

Authority Statement Made

No statement should be believed because it is made by an authority.

- Robert A. Heinlein

Society Goes Troublemakers

A society that gets rid of all its troublemakers goes downhill.

- Robert A. Heinlein

Funny Temptation May

Yield to temptation. It may not pass your way again.

- Robert A. Heinlein

Power Underestimate Never

Never underestimate the power of human stupidity.

- Robert A. Heinlein

Searching Midnight Cellar

Theology is never any help; it is searching in a dark cellar at midnight for a black cat that isn't there. Theologians can persuade themselves of anything.

- Robert A. Heinlein

Happy Fortune Over

One of the sanest, surest, and most generous joys of life comes from being happy over the good fortune of others.

- Robert A. Heinlein

Church Tyranny Matter

When any government, or any church for that matter, undertakes to say to its subjects, This you may not read, this you must not see, this you are forbidden to know, the end result is tyranny and oppression no matter how holy the motives.

- Robert A. Heinlein

Happen About Could

One could write a history of science in reverse by assembling the solemn pronouncements of highest authority about what could not be done and could never happen.

- Robert A. Heinlein

Law Truism Almost

It is a truism that almost any sect, cult, or religion will legislate its creed into law if it acquires the political power to do so.

- Robert A. Heinlein