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About Robert A. Heinlein
Robert A. Heinlein was an American science fiction writer whose writing career spanned almost half a century and saw him publish several dozens of novels and short stories. Some his most notable novels include 1959's Starship Troopers, 1961's Stranger in a Strange Land and 1961's The Moon Is a Harsh Mistress. His success in the science fiction genre earned him the name, "the dean of science fiction writers" as well as numerous prestigious awards.
He was married three times. His last marriage was to chemist Virginia Heinlein. He and Virginia stayed together from 1948 until his death in 1988.
In addition to being named the Science Fiction Writers of America's first Grand Master, he also won four Hugo Awards during his lifetime. In 1998, he was posthumously inducted into the Science Fiction and Fantasy Hall of Fame. In 2012, his famous science fiction novel, Stranger in a Strange Land, was included in the U.S. Library of Congress' list of "Books that Shaped America".
He and writers Arthur C. Clarke and Isaac Asimov were informally called the "Big Three" of science fiction writers.
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Famous quotes by Robert A. Heinlein
A competent and self-confident person is incapable of jealousy in anything. Jealousy is invariably a symptom of neurotic insecurity.Robert A. Heinlein
A society that gets rid of all its troublemakers goes downhill.Robert A. Heinlein
An armed society is a polite society. Manners are good when one may have to back up his acts with his life.Robert A. Heinlein
By cultivating the beautiful we scatter the seeds of heavenly flowers, as by doing good we cultivate those that belong to humanity.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.Robert A. Heinlein
I never learned from a man who agreed with me.Robert A. Heinlein
It is a truism that almost any sect, cult, or religion will legislate its creed into law if it acquires the political power to do so.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.Robert A. Heinlein
May you live as long as you wish and love as long as you live.Robert A. Heinlein
Never underestimate the power of human stupidity.Robert A. Heinlein
One could write a history of science in reverse by assembling the solemn pronouncements of highest authority about what could not be done and could never happen.Robert A. Heinlein
One of the sanest, surest, and most generous joys of life comes from being happy over the good fortune of others.Robert A. Heinlein
Sex without love is merely healthy exercise.Robert A. Heinlein
The difference between science and the fuzzy subjects is that science requires reasoning while those other subjects merely require scholarship.Robert A. Heinlein
The universe never did make sense I suspect it was built on government contract.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.Robert A. Heinlein
They didn't want it good, they wanted it Wednesday.Robert A. Heinlein
When a place gets crowded enough to require ID's, social collapse is not far away. It is time to go elsewhere. The best thing about space travel is that it made it possible to go elsewhere.Robert A. Heinlein
When any government, or any church for that matter, undertakes to say to its subjects, This you may not read, this you must not see, this you are forbidden to know, the end result is tyranny and oppression no matter how holy the motives.Robert A. Heinlein
Women and cats will do as they please, and men and dogs should relax and get used to the idea.Robert A. Heinlein
You can have peace. Or you can have freedom. Don't ever count on having both at once.Robert A. Heinlein
Robert A. Heinlein's Popularity
Robert A. Heinlein was a famous American writer, who was born on July 7, 1907. As a person born on this date, Robert A. Heinlein is listed in our database as the 27th most popular celebrity for the day (July 7) and the 7th most popular for the year (1907).
People born on July 7 fall under the Zodiac sign of Cancer, the Crab. Robert A. Heinlein is the 842nd most popular Cancer.
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