Contents of H:
U.S. sci-fi writer, in novel The Moon is a Harsh Mistress
Don't explain computers to laymen. Simpler to explain sex to virgins.
(1907—1988), Time Enough for Love
Be wary of strong drink. It can make you shoot at tax collectors and miss.
(1907—1988), US science-fiction novelist
Never underestimate the power of human stupidity.
U.S. baseball player
I don't want to play golf. When I hit a ball, I want someone else to go chase it.
Women's intuition is the result of millions of years of not thinking.
It's not a sin not to be Irish, but it is a great shame.
Son, don't ever brag about poverty, and don't be ashamed of it. Just get rid of it as fast as you can.
The pessimist sees only the tunnel;
the optimist sees the light at the end of the tunnel;
the realist sees the tunnel and the light--and the next tunnel.
Men are very queer animals--a mixture of horse-nervousness, ass-stubbornness, and camel-malice.
(1802—1885), French novelist
To dream is happiness; to wake is life.