JOB: A Comedy of Justice - Heinlein


Job


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1984


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Quotes

"The supreme irony of life is that no one gets out of it alive."

"The essence of philosophy is to accept the universe as it is, rather then try to force it into some preconceived shape."

"...noise us always a byproduct of inneficiency. A correctly designed engine is as silent as the grave."

"The Jehovah or Yahweh of the Old Testament seems to me to be a sadistic, bloodthirsty, genocidal villain."

"Somebody should tell all of Yahweh's folowers, Jews and Christians, that there is no such thing as a free lunch."

"Son, crying into your drink is bad enough; crying into a hot fudge sundae is disgusting."

" Wisdom includes not getting angry unnecessarily. The law ignores trifles and the wise man does, too."

"Never marry a woman who prays too much."

"There is nothing wrong with being scared... as long as you don't let it affect you until the danger is over. Being hysterical is okay, too... afterwards and in private. Tears are not unmanly... in the bathroom with the door locked. The difference between a coward and a brave man is mostly a matter of timing."