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Robert Heinlein (1907 - 1988)
US science fiction author [more author details]
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Always listen to experts. They'll tell you what can't be done and why. Then do it.
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Robert Heinlein
In the absence of clearly-defined goals, we become strangely loyal to performing daily trivia until ultimately we become enslaved by it.
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Robert Heinlein
Money is a powerful aphrodisiac. But flowers work almost as well.
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Robert Heinlein
Of course the game is rigged. Don't let that stop you--if you don't play, you can't win.
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Robert Heinlein
One might define adulthood as the age at which a person learns he must die and accepts his sentence undismayed.
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Robert Heinlein
Writing is not necessarily something to be ashamed of, but do it in private and wash your hands afterwards.
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Robert Heinlein
The supreme irony of life is that hardly anyone gets out of it alive.
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Robert Heinlein, "Job", 1984
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.
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Robert Heinlein, Excerpt from the notebooks of Lazarus Long, "Time Enough for Love"
A motion to adjourn is always in order.
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Robert Heinlein, Lazarus Long: Time Enough For Love
Thou art God, and I am God and all that groks is God.
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Robert Heinlein, Stranger in a Strange Land
Progress isn't made by early risers. It's made by lazy men trying to find easier ways to do something.
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Robert Heinlein, Time Enough For Love
There is no such thing as luck. There is only adequate or inadequate preparation to cope with a statistical universe.
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Robert Heinlein, Time Enough for Love
A poet who reads his verse in public may have other nasty habits.
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Robert Heinlein, Time Enough for Love, 1978

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