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Have Space Suit—Will Travel (Heinlein's Juveniles, #12) Have Space Suit—Will Travel by Robert A. Heinlein
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“Being a mother is an attitude, not a biological relation.”
Robert A. Heinlein, Have Space Suit—Will Travel
“Some people insist that 'mediocre' is better than 'best.' They delight in clipping wings because they themselves can't fly. They despise brains because they have none.”
Robert A. Heinlein, Have Space Suit—Will Travel
“Money problems can always be solved by a man not frightened by them. ”
Robert A. Heinlein, Have Space Suit—Will Travel
“We’re simply trying to survive—and the first principle of survival is not to worry about the impossible and concentrate on what’s possible.”
Robert A. Heinlein, Have Space Suit-Will Travel
“Many problems can be solved by a man not frightened by them.”
Robert A. Heinlein, Have Space Suit—Will Travel
“But when I see a black widow, I step on it; I don’t plead with it to be a good little spider and please stop poisoning people.”
Robert A. Heinlein, Have Space Suit-Will Travel
“The best things in history are accomplished by people who get tired of being shoved around.”
Robert A. Heinlein, Have Space Suit—Will Travel
“contrary to some opinions, it is better to be a dead hero than a live louse. Dying is messy and inconvenient but even a louse dies someday no matter what he will do to stay alive and he is forever having to explain his choice.”
Robert A. Heinlein, Have Space Suit-Will Travel
“good luck’ follows careful preparation; ‘bad luck’ comes from sloppiness.”
Robert A. Heinlein, Have Space Suit-Will Travel
“To die trying is the proudest humans thing.”
Robert A. Heinlein, Have Space Suit—Will Travel
“Getting a problem analyzed is two-thirds of solving it.”
Robert A. Heinlein, Have Space Suit-Will Travel
“I wonder how harmless such people are? To what extent civilization is retarded by the laughing jackasses, the empty-minded belittlers?”
Robert A. Heinlein, Have Space Suit—Will Travel
“There is no such thing as luck. There is only adequate or inadequate preparation to cope with a statistical universe.”
Robert A. Heinlein, Have Space Suit—Will Travel
“I needed a space suit the way a pig needs a pipe organ.”
Robert A. Heinlein, Have Space Suit-Will Travel
“I had never been much interested in Pluto, too few facts and too much isolation.”
Robert A. Heinlein, Have Space Suit—Will Travel
“Some people insist that ‘mediocre’ is better than ‘best.’ They delight in clipping wings because they themselves can’t fly. They despise brains because they have none. Pfah!”
Robert A. Heinlein, Have Space Suit-Will Travel
“Daddy says that, in a dilemma, it is helpful to change any variable, then reexamine the problem.”
Robert A. Heinlein, Have Space Suit-Will Travel
“When you read about chemistry and physics, you want to do them too.”
Robert A. Heinlein, Have Space Suit—Will Travel
“Mother had the social restraint of an ambassador.”
Robert A. Heinlein, Have Space Suit—Will Travel
“More depended on the student than on the school.”
Robert A. Heinlein, Have Space Suit—Will Travel
“Everybody else specializes. Daddy knows everything, and he puts the pieces together.”
Robert A. Heinlein, Have Space Suit—Will Travel
“The Mother Thing makes our world.”
Robert A. Heinlein, Have Space Suit—Will Travel
“You can't believe what a lovely planet we have until you see her from outside.”
Robert A. Heinlein, Have Space Suit—Will Travel
“Library science was the foundation of all sciences.”
Robert A. Heinlein, Have Space Suit—Will Travel
“Television leaves no external scars.”
Robert A. Heinlein, Have Space Suit-Will Travel
“Find out what you want to do, then do it. Never talk yourself into doing something you don’t want. Think”
Robert A. Heinlein, Have Space Suit-Will Travel
“Dress yourself in heavy fishing waders, put on an overcoat and boxing gloves and a bucket over your head, then have somebody strap two sacks of cement across your shoulders and you will know what a space suit feels like under one gravity.”
Robert A. Heinlein, Have Space Suit-Will Travel
“the soap that washes cleaner, is packed with vitamins, and improves your chances of Heaven, not to mention its rich creamy lather, finer ingredients, and refusal to take the Fifth Amendment.”
Robert A. Heinlein, Have Space Suit-Will Travel
“There is no such thing as luck; there is only adequate or inadequate preparation to cope with a statistical universe. Do you intend to enter this?”
Robert A. Heinlein, Have Space Suit-Will Travel