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Motivational Robert A. Heinlein Quotes And Sayings

Robert A Heinlein quotes:- Robert A Heinlein (July 7, 1907 – May 8, 1988) was an American science-fiction author, aeronautical engineer, and retired Naval officer. Sometimes called the “dean of science fiction writers”, he was among the first to emphasize scientific accuracy in his fiction and was thus a pioneer of the subgenre of hard science fiction.

Inspirational Robert A Heinlein Quotes

“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

Motivational Robert A. Heinlein Quotes

“A society that gets rid of all its troublemakers goes downhill.”-Robert A. Heinlein


“One man’s theology is another man’s belly laugh.”-Robert A. Heinlein


“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

“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


“I don’t see how an article of clothing can be indecent. A person, yes.”-Robert A. Heinlein


“They didn’t want it good, they wanted it Wednesday.”-Robert A. Heinlein


“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


Robert A. Heinlein Quotes About Science


“There is no way that writers can be tamed and rendered civilized or even cured. The only solution known to science is to provide the patient with an isolation room, where he can endure the acute stages in private and where food can be poked into him with a stick.”-Robert A. Heinlein

“It’s an indulgence to sit in a room and discuss your beliefs as if they were a juicy piece of gossip.”-Robert A. Heinlein


“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


“No statement should be believed because it is made by an authority.”-Robert A. Heinlein


“Everything is theoretically impossible until it is done.”-Robert A. Heinlein


“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

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


Robert A Heinlein Quotes And Sayings


“May you live as long as you wish and love as long as you live.”-Robert A. Heinlein


“For me, politeness is a sine qua non of civilization.”-Robert A. Heinlein


“Writing is not necessarily something to be ashamed of, but do it in private and wash your hands afterward.”-Robert A. Heinlein


“Anyone who considers protocol unimportant has never dealt with a cat.”-Robert A. Heinlein


“Love is that 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 A. Heinlein

“Never worry about theory as long as the machinery does what it’s supposed to do.”-Robert A. Heinlein


“You can have peace. Or you can have freedom. Don’t ever count on having both at once.”-Robert A. Heinlein


“The difference between science and the fuzzy subjects is that science requires reasoning while those other subjects merely require scholarship.”-Robert A. Heinlein


“One man’s ‘magic’ is another man’s engineering. ‘Supernatural’ is a null word.”-Robert A. Heinlein


“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


“Being right too soon is socially unacceptable.”-Robert A. Heinlein