Robert A. Heinlein

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One of the sanest, surest, and most generous joys of life comes from being happy over the good fortune of others.

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Never insult anyone by accident.

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An armed society is a polite society. Manners are good when one may have to back up his acts with his life.

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A society that gets rid of all its troublemakers goes downhill.

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

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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.

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

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Never underestimate the power of human stupidity.

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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.

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Robert A. Heinlein — quotes and aphorisms

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

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Everything is theoretically impossible, until it is done.

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Women and cats will do as they please, and men and dogs should relax and get used to the idea.

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May you live as long as you wish and love as long as you live.

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