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Interesting Passages V…

January 24th, 2009 · 2 Comments

More Robert A. Heinlein goodness. I can’t seem to get enough of him lately. Most of these quotes are from his character Jubal Harshaw, who many believe is truly the main character (rather than Valentine Michael Smith) in Heinlein’s book Stranger In A Strange Land. I haven’t read all of Heinlein’s work, but his Jubal […]

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Interesting Passage IV…

December 19th, 2008 · 6 Comments

From Robert A. Heinlein‘s Starship Troopers (by the way, don’t think for one thin second that this book is anything like the super-cheesy movie of the same title that is very very loosely based on Heinlein’s book): Regarding Pacifism: “Violence, naked force, has settled more issues in history than has any other factor, and the […]

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Interesting Passages II…

August 11th, 2008 · 2 Comments

More interesting passages. These from Robert A. Heinlein‘s The Moon Is A Harsh Mistress. “[There] are no circumstances under which State is justified in placing its welfare ahead of mine.” “Women are amazing creatures – sweet, soft, gentle, and far more savage than we [men] are.” “Rules and laws are always for the other fellow, […]

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