Eyes of the Fleet

Eyes of the Fleet

Saturday, May 10, 2014

Saturday is Heinlein Quote Day #7

"A human being should be able to change a diaper, plan an invasion, butcher a hog, conn a
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Dwight Clark Shepler
Oil on canvas, 1945 from Navy Art Collection
ship, design a building, write a sonnet, balance accounts, build a wall, set a bone, comfort the dying, take orders, give orders, cooperate, act alone, solve equations, analyze a new problem, pitch manure, program a computer, cook a tasty meal, fight efficiently, die gallantly. Specialization is for insects."

— Robert Heinlein, Time Enough for Love
Some of the things above you could learn from mom.

Happy Mother's Day!


  1. brewerbob11:42 AM

    Was wondering when that one would pop up. My favorite.

  2. Anonymous6:14 PM

    Always a great quote.