Quotes by Isaac Bashevis Singer
- Doubt is part of all religion. All the religious thinkers were doubters.
- Every creator painfully experiences the chasm between his inner vision and its ultimate expression.
- I am thankful, of course, for the prize and thankful to God for each story, each idea, each word, each day.
- I did not become a vegetarian for my health, I did it for the health of the chickens.
- Kindness, I've discovered, is everything in life.
- Life is God's novel. Let him write it.
- Our knowledge is a little island in a great ocean of nonknowledge.
- The greatness of art is not to find what is common but what is unique.
- 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.
- The waste basket is the writer's best friend.
- What nature delivers to us is never stale. Because what nature creates has eternity in it.