Robert A. Heinlein Quotes

Who is Robert A. Heinlein?

Robert Anson Heinlein was an American science-fiction writer, aeronautical engineer, and retired Naval officer. He is often called the "dean of science fiction writers".

Heinlein is best known for his books 'Stranger in a Strange Land' and 'Starship Troopers'. Together with Isaac Asimov and Arthur C. Clarke he is part of the Big Three of English-language science fiction authors.

Born July 07, 1907
Died May 08, 1988

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Best 6 Quotes by Robert A. Heinlein

“A human being should be able to change a diaper, plan an invasion, butcher a hog, conn a ship, design a building, write a sonnet, balance accounts, build a wall, set a bone, comfort the dying, take orders, give orders, cooperate, act alone, solve equations, analyze a new problem, pitch manure, program a computer, cook a tasty meal, fight efficiently, die gallantly. Specialization is for insects.”

“Always listen to experts. They'll tell you what can't be done and why. Then do it.”

“Climate is what we expect. Weather is what we get.”

“I never learned from a man who agreed with me.”

“In the absence of clearly-defined goals, we become strangely loyal to performing daily trivia until ultimately we become enslaved by it.”

“The supreme irony of life is that hardly anyone gets out of it alive.”

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“My imagination makes me human and makes me a fool; it gives me all the world and exiles me from it.”

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