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And I started a custom that has stood me in good stead for a long lifetime: I smiled up at him and said, Thank you, Charles. You were splendid.
~~Robert A. Heinlein, Maureen Johnson in To Sail Beyond the Sunset
The basis of all morality is duty, a concept with the same relation to a group that self-interest has to individual. Nobody preached duty to these kids in a way they could understand -- that is, with a spanking. But the society they were in told them endlessly about their 'rights.' The results should have been predictable, since a human has no natural rights of any nature.
Mr. Dubois had paused. Somebody took the bait. Sir? How about 'life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness'?
~~Robert A. Heinlein, Mr. Dubois in Starship Troopers
Men rarely (if ever) manage to dream up a god superior to themselves. Most gods have the manners and morals of a spoiled child.
~~Robert A. Heinlein, Lazarus Long in Time Enough for Love
“Love” is the condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own.
~~Robert A. Heinlein, Jubal Harshaw in Stranger in a Strange Land