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Ларри Нивен

Дата рождения: 30. Апрель 1938

Лоренс ван Котт Нивен — американский писатель-фантаст. Наиболее известен как автор романа «Мир-Кольцо» , получившего премии «Хьюго», «Локус», «Дитмар» и «Небьюла», и вымышленной вселенной — «Известный космос», вызвавшей поток последователей. Его творчество — «твердая» фантастика, совмещающая принципы серьёзной науки и теоретических домыслов. Также в его работах обычно есть элементы детектива и приключения.

Цитаты Ларри Нивен

„Всё начинается с чьей-то мечты.“

„The gods do not protect fools. Fools are protected by more capable fools.“ Ringworld

„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!“

„Mother Nature doesn't care if you're having fun.“

„That's the thing about people who think they hate computers. What they really hate is lousy programmers.“

„1a) Never throw shit at an armed man.
1b) Never stand next to someone who is throwing shit at an armed man.“

„Never fire a laser at a mirror.“

„Ethics change with technology.“ N-Space

„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'.“

„A civilization has the ethics it can afford“

„Never tell a computer to forget it.“ A World Out of Time

„Exercise is wonderful," said Louis. "I could sit and watch it all day.“ Ringworld

„How much intelligence does it take to sneak up on a leaf?“ The Ringworld Engineers

„The Product of Freedom and Security is a constant (F X S = k). Giving up freedom for security is beginning to look naive.“

„The perversity of the Universe tends towards a maximum“ Ringworld

„I asked him, "Do you know the difference between nude and naked?"

He shook his head.

"Nude is artistic. Naked is defenseless.“

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