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Quotes & Sayings About Schenectady

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Schenectady Quotes By Henry James

My father ain't in Europe; my father's in a better place than Europe."
Winterbourne imagined for a moment that this was the manner in which the child had been taught to intimate that Mr. Miller had been removed to the sphere of celestial reward. But Randolph immediately added, "My father's in Schenectady. — Henry James

Schenectady Quotes By Colin Angle

I grew up mostly in Schenectady, N.Y. From an early age, building and creating things was a real passion for me. — Colin Angle

Schenectady Quotes By Craig Hatkoff

Disruption is in my genes. My father owned one of the first discount toy stores, Duane's Toyland, in Albany and Schenectady, near where I grew up. Discount was always a huge disruptor - it disrupted Sears Roebuck. — Craig Hatkoff

Schenectady Quotes By Kurt Vonnegut

I became a so-called science fiction writer when someone decreed that I was a science fiction writer. I did not want to be classified as one, so I wondered in what way I'd offended that I would not get credit for being a serious writer. I decided that it was because I wrote about technology, and most fine American writers know nothing about technology. I got classified as a science fiction writer simply because I wrote about Schenectady, New York. My first book, Player Piano, was about Schenectady. There are huge factories in Schenectady and nothing else. I and my associates were engineers, physicists, chemists, and mathematicians. And when I wrote about the General Electric Company and Schenectady, it seemed a fantasy of the future to critics who had never seen the place. — Kurt Vonnegut

Schenectady Quotes By Kurt Vonnegut

I left the Middle West for Schenectady because the General Electric Company offered me a more congenial, better paying job than did anyone else. — Kurt Vonnegut

Schenectady Quotes By Kurt Vonnegut

I was clasified as a 'Science Fiction' writer simply because I wrote about Schenectady. — Kurt Vonnegut

Schenectady Quotes By Ivar Giaever

When I was 28 years old, I found myself in Schenectady, New York, where I discovered that it was possible for some people to make a good living as physicists. — Ivar Giaever

Schenectady Quotes By Kurt Vonnegut

The nicest veterans in Schenectady, I thought, the kindest and funniest ones, the ones who hated war the most, were the ones who'd really fought. — Kurt Vonnegut