Best Quotes by Larry Niven (Top 9)

  1. The gods do not protect fools. Fools are protected by more capable fools.
  2. Ethics change with technology.
  3. There were timelines branching and branching, a mega-universe of universes, millions more every minute. Billions? Trillions? The universe split every time someone made a decision. Split, so that every decision ever made could go both ways. Every choice made by every man, woman, and child was reversed in the universe next door.
  4. It's very difficult for a black man to get out of South-Central Los Angeles, and get out civilized....The only men I know who have escaped, all began reading Robert Heinlein at age ten.
  5. There is a technical, literary term for those who mistake the opinions and beliefs of characters in a novel for those of the author. The term is 'idiot'.
  6. In the world of words the imagination is one of the forces of nature.
  7. The Product of Freedom and Security is a constant (F X S = k). Giving up freedom for security is beginning to look naive.
  8. Everything starts as somebody's daydream.
  9. Fear is the brother of hate.