Robert A. Heinlein
American science-fiction author; b. 1907; d. 1988
Aphorisms Attributed to This Aphorist
tiny.ag/tgkornhe · ★★☆☆ Fair (1100 ratings) · submitted 1997
Yield to temptation -- it may not pass your way again.
Robert A. Heinlein, Time Enough for Love (Lazarus Long), in Vice and Virtue
tiny.ag/beioj52g · ★★☆☆ Fair (876 ratings) · submitted 1997
History has the relation to truth that theology has to religion -- i.e., none to speak of.
tiny.ag/f6aon4ji · ★★☆☆ Fair (1099 ratings) · submitted 1998
Never try to out-stubborn a cat.
Robert A. Heinlein, The Notebooks of Lazarus Long, in Success and Failure
tiny.ag/pqsikg5n · ★★☆☆ Fair (398 ratings) · submitted 1997
Never worry about theory as long as the machinery does what it's supposed to do.
tiny.ag/c4bqu3ci · ★★☆☆ Fair (399 ratings) · submitted 1997
To be matter of fact about the world is to blunder into fantasy -- and dull fantasy at that, as the real world is strange and wonderful.
tiny.ag/yefighwf · ★★☆☆ Fair (1461 ratings) · submitted 1999
Women and cats will do as they please, and men and dogs should relax and get used to the idea.