Quotation Explorer - 'Robert Heinlein'

Of course the game is rigged. Don't let that stop you--if you don't play, you can't win. - Robert Heinlein
Violence has settled more issues in history than any other factor; and contrary opinion is wishful thinking at its worst. Breeds that forget this basic truth have always paid for it with their lives and their freedoms. - Robert Heinlein
Love is that condition in which the happiness of another is essential to your own. - Robert Heinlein
To be matter of fact about the world is to blunder into fantasy -- and dull fantasy at that, as the real world is strange and wonderful. - Robert Heinlein
A generation which ignores history has no past and no future. - Robert Heinlein
People who go broke in a big way never miss any meals. It is the poor jerk who is shy a half slug who must tighten his belt. - Robert Heinlein
Specialization is for insects. - Robert Heinlein
There is no such thing as luck. There is only adequate or inadequate preparation to cope with a statistical universe. - Robert Heinlein
Love is the condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own.... 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. - Robert Heinlein
The Office does not sanctify the holder of it. - Robert Heinlein
One might define adulthood as the age at which a person learns he must die and accepts his sentence undismayed. - Robert Heinlein
Thou art God, and I am God and all that groks is God. - Robert Heinlein
In the absence of clearly-defined goals, we become strangely loyal to performing daily trivia until ultimately we become enslaved by it. - Robert Heinlein
If a country can't save itself through the volunteer service of its own free people, then I say: Let the damned thing go down the drain! - Robert Heinlein
I've got a twisted sense of humor, and everything amuses me. - Robert Heinlein
Progress isn't made by early risers. It's made by lazy men trying to find easier ways to do something. - Robert Heinlein
Money is a powerful aphrodisiac. But flowers work almost as well. - Robert Heinlein
A motion to adjourn is always in order. - Robert Heinlein
Always listen to experts. They'll tell you what can't be done and why. Then do it. - Robert Heinlein
That old saw about the early bird just proves that the worm should have stayed in bed. - Robert Heinlein
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