"I'd repair our education system or replace it with something that works."
"Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world."Larry Niven on Nelson Mandela
"The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education."Larry Niven on Albert Einstein
"It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it."Larry Niven on Aristotle
"My mother said I must always be intolerant of ignorance but understanding of illiteracy. That some people, unable to go to school, were more educated and more intelligent than college professors."Larry Niven on Maya Angelou
"Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught."Larry Niven on Oscar Wilde
"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."
"In hindsight it may even seem inevitable that a socialist society will starve when it runs out of capitalists."
"Building one space station for everyone was and is insane: we should have built a dozen."