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Hugo Gernsback Quotes & Sayings

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Let it be understood, in the first place, that a science fiction story must be an exposition of a scientific theme and it must be also a story. — Hugo Gernsback

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Science-fiction ... can be defined as: Imaginative extrapolation of true natural phenomena, existing now, or likely to exist in the future. — Hugo Gernsback

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By 'scientifiction' I mean the Jules Verne, H. G. Wells, and Edgar Allan Poe type of story-a charming romance intermingled with scientific fact and prophetic vision — Hugo Gernsback

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What description of clouds and sunsets was to the old novelist, description of scientific apparatus and methods is to the modern Scientific Detective writer. — Hugo Gernsback

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I started the movement of SF in America in 1908 through my first magazine, 'MODERN ELECTRICS.' At that time it was an experiment. Science fiction authors were scarce. There were not a dozen worth mentioning in the entire world — Hugo Gernsback