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  1. Everything starts as somebody's day dream.

  2. I never got good at predicting what millions of people will suddenly decide is rational.

  3. I'm not predicting; I just love playing with superconductors.

  4. In general, I don't know when inspiration will pop up.

  5. As for AIDS, it's a plague. We are human, we get plagues. They come along every so often, kill off two thirds of the population; in the next generation it's a quarter; after that it's a childhood disease.

  6. I've got five or six unpublished stories kicking around looking for somebody to buy them.

  7. I love superconductors.

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  8. Bruce Sterling is one terrific writer and he's relatively new, but I don't know how long he's been doing it; he probably doesn't need the publicity anymore!

  9. I do not believe they've run out of surprises.

  10. I'd visit the near future, close enough that someone might want to talk to Larry Niven and can figure out the language; distant enough to get me decent medical techniques and a ticket to the Moon.

  11. But... watching Steven Barnes taught me to treat my life like an art form.

  12. I've spent a lot of my life among people brighter than myself.

  13. We should not have assumed that a political space station could be built.

  14. We need to take command of the solar system to gain that wealth, and to escape the sea of paper our government is becoming, and for some decent chance of stopping a Dinosaur Killer asteroid.

  15. Building one space station for everyone was and is insane: we should have built a dozen.

  16. Anything beats an expensive stack of paper.

  17. I'd repair our education system or replace it with something that works.

  18. The dinosaurs became extinct because they didn't have a space program. And if we become extinct because we don't have a space program, it'll serve us right!

  19. I don't have a strong interest in history.

  20. I do suspect that privacy was a passing fad.

  21. Everything starts as somebody's daydream.

  22. We're looking as far ahead as we can, and we don't get penalized for mistakes.

  23. In hindsight it may even seem inevitable that a socialist society will starve when it runs out of capitalists.

  24. My problem with new writers is that it takes me five or six years to memorise the right names.

  25. And every friend I've got has been writing Mars stories. It was pretty clear I'd never catch up.

  26. SF isn't a genre; SF is the matrix in which genres are embedded, and because the SF field is never going in any one direction at any one time, there is hardly a way to cut it off.

  27. The human species really could have faced global thermonuclear war. During seventy years of Cold War we grew used to it.

  28. Treat your life like something to be sculpted.

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About Larry Niven

Name Larry Niven
About Laurence van Cott Niven's best known work is Ringworld (Ringworld, #1) (1970), which received the Hugo, Locus, Ditmar, and Nebula awards. His work is
Quotes 28 quotes
Nationality American
Profession Writer
Birthday October 16
Top topics life, space, system, stories, six

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