"I am thankful, of course, for the prize and thankful to God for each story, each idea, each word, each day."
"Sir, my concern is not whether God is on our side my greatest concern is to be on God's side, for God is always right."Isaac Bashevis Singer on Abraham Lincoln
"We need to find God, and he cannot be found in noise and restlessness. God is the friend of silence. See how nature - trees, flowers, grass- grows in silence see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence... We need silence to be able to touch souls."Isaac Bashevis Singer on Mother Teresa
"When the solution is simple, God is answering."Isaac Bashevis Singer on Albert Einstein
"While I know myself as a creation of God, I am also obligated to realize and remember that everyone else and everything else are also God's creation."Isaac Bashevis Singer on Maya Angelou
"Never trust anyone completely but God. Love people, but put your full trust only in God."Isaac Bashevis Singer on Lawrence Welk
"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."