Quotes by Robert A. Heinlein

Robert A. Heinlein
Never attempt to teach a pig to sing; it wastes your time and annoys the pig. |

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Happiness consists in getting enough sleep. Just that, nothing more. |

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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. |

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Don't handicap your children by making their lives easy. |

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You can have peace. Or you can have freedom. Don't ever count on having both at once. |

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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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