"Doubt is part of all religion. All the religious thinkers were doubters."
"This is my simple religion. There is no need for temples no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is our temple the philosophy is kindness."Isaac Bashevis Singer on Dalai Lama
"I like your Christ, I do not like your Christians. Your Christians are so unlike your Christ."Isaac Bashevis Singer on Mahatma Gandhi
"I believe in Christianity as I believe that the sun has risen: not only because I see it, but because by it I see everything else."Isaac Bashevis Singer on C. S. Lewis
"Aim at heaven and you will get earth thrown in. Aim at earth and you get neither."Isaac Bashevis Singer on C. S. Lewis
"I would rather live my life as if there is a God and die to find out there isn't, than live my life as if there isn't and die to find out there is."Isaac Bashevis Singer on Albert Camus
"Every creator painfully experiences the chasm between his inner vision and its ultimate expression."
"The greatness of art is not to find what is common but what is unique."
"The waste basket is the writer's best friend."
"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."
"I did not become a vegetarian for my health, I did it for the health of the chickens."