"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."
"I'm not feeling very well - I need a doctor immediately. Ring the nearest golf course."Larry Niven on Groucho Marx
"A hospital bed is a parked taxi with the meter running."Larry Niven on Groucho Marx
"Never go to a doctor whose office plants have died."Larry Niven on Erma Bombeck
"They certainly give very strange names to diseases."Larry Niven on Plato
"Getting out of the hospital is a lot like resigning from a book club. You're not out of it until the computer says you're out of it."Larry Niven on Erma Bombeck
"I'd repair our education system or replace it with something that works."
"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."