Isaac Bashevis Singer Quotes

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Born: November 21, 1902, Leoncin, Poland, Russian Empire [now Leoncin, Mazowieckie, Poland]
Birth Country: Poland
Died: Surfside, Florida, USA, July 24, 1991
Occupation: Author

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Doubt is part of all religion. All the religious thinkers were doubters.
- Isaac Bashevis Singer

2.
Every creator painfully experiences the chasm between his inner vision and its ultimate expression.
- Isaac Bashevis Singer

3.
I am thankful, of course, for the prize and thankful to God for each story, each idea, each word, each day.
- Isaac Bashevis Singer

4.
I did not become a vegetarian for my health, I did it for the health of the chickens.
- Isaac Bashevis Singer

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Kindness, I've discovered, is everything in life.
- Isaac Bashevis Singer

6.
Life is God's novel. Let him write it.
- Isaac Bashevis Singer

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Our knowledge is a little island in a great ocean of nonknowledge.
- Isaac Bashevis Singer

8.
The greatness of art is not to find what is common but what is unique.
- Isaac Bashevis Singer

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The very essence of literature is the war between emotion and intellect, between life and death. When literature becomes too intellectual - when it begins to ignore the passions, the emotions - it becomes sterile, silly, and actually without substance.
- Isaac Bashevis Singer

10.
The waste basket is the writer's best friend.
- Isaac Bashevis Singer

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What nature delivers to us is never stale. Because what nature creates has eternity in it.
- Isaac Bashevis Singer

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