44 quotes found by Robert A. Heinlein

Robert A. Heinlein
Women and cats will do as they please, and men and dogs should relax and get used to the idea.
humor  cats  women  # 77
Robert A. Heinlein
Love is that condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own.
happiness  love  essential  # 80
Robert A. Heinlein
Happiness consists in getting enough sleep. Just that, nothing more.
notag  # 1577
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.
love  happiness  jealousy  # 172158
Robert A. Heinlein
Everything is theoretically impossible, until it is done.
science  Until  impossible  # 172159
Robert A. Heinlein
They didn't want it good, they wanted it Wednesday.
good  Wednesday  # 172160
Robert A. Heinlein
A competent and self-confident person is incapable of jealousy in anything. Jealousy is invariably a symptom of neurotic insecurity.
jealousy  Insecurity  Neurotic  # 172161
Robert A. Heinlein
Women and cats will do as they please, and men and dogs should relax and get used to the idea.
Pet  men  women  # 172162
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.
freedom  alone  Matter  # 172163
Robert A. Heinlein
I never learned from a man who agreed with me.
learning  Learned  Agreed  # 172164
Robert A. Heinlein
Never underestimate the power of human stupidity.
power  stupidity  # 172165
Robert A. Heinlein
Yield to temptation. It may not pass your way again.
funny  Again  Pass  # 172166
Robert A. Heinlein
One man's 'magic' is another man's engineering. 'Supernatural' is a null word.
Another  Word  magic  # 172167
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.
Political  desire  Race  # 172168
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.
fun  stop  Events  # 172169
Robert A. Heinlein
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 in to him with a stick.
science  food  Known  # 172170