H. Beam Piper Quotes

Top 19 wise famous quotes and sayings by H. Beam Piper

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H. Beam Piper quotes: if Rand was equal to Old if Rand was equal to Old
H. Beam Piper quotes: People have to learn to live with newly-discovered facts; if they don't, they die of them. People have to learn to live with newly-discovered facts; if they don't, they die of them.
H. Beam Piper quotes: I like it where it gets dark at night, and if you want noise, you have to make it yourself. I like it where it gets dark at night, and if you want noise, you have to make it yourself.
H. Beam Piper quotes: On Aditya, such would be unthinkable; on Aditya, everybody respects authority. Whether it's respectable or not. On Aditya, such would be unthinkable; on Aditya, everybody respects authority. Whether it's respectable or not.
H. Beam Piper quotes: English is the result of Norman men-at-arms attempting to pick up Saxon barmaids and is no more legitimate than any of the other results. English is the result of Norman men-at-arms attempting to pick up Saxon barmaids and is no more legitimate than any of the other results.
H. Beam Piper quotes: Keep a goverment poor and weak and it's your servant; when it is rich and powerful it becomes your master. Keep a goverment poor and weak and it's your servant; when it is rich and powerful it becomes your master.
H. Beam Piper quotes: Well, our operations are definable as robbery and murder," he agreed. "Space Vikings are professional robbers and murderers. Well, our operations are definable as robbery and murder," he agreed. "Space Vikings are professional robbers and murderers.
H. Beam Piper quotes: Then the Yo-Yo was coming around again, and Vann Larch was saying, "Gehenna with this fooling around! I'll fix the expurgated unprintability! Then the Yo-Yo was coming around again, and Vann Larch was saying, "Gehenna with this fooling around! I'll fix the expurgated unprintability!
H. Beam Piper quotes: Well, if a Little Fuzzy finds a door open, I'd like to know why he shouldn't come in and look around. Well, if a Little Fuzzy finds a door open, I'd like to know why he shouldn't come in and look around.
H. Beam Piper quotes: You have ability and people who don't never forgive you for it. Your very existence is a constant reproach to them. You have ability and people who don't never forgive you for it. Your very existence is a constant reproach to them.
H. Beam Piper quotes: Only the incompetent wait until the last extremity to use force, and by then, it is usually too late to use anything, even prayer. Only the incompetent wait until the last extremity to use force, and by then, it is usually too late to use anything, even prayer.
H. Beam Piper quotes: And when someone makes a statement you don't understand, don't tell himhe's crazy. Ask him what he means. And when someone makes a statement you don't understand, don't tell him
he's crazy. Ask him what he means.