"I am thankful, of course, for the prize and thankful to God for each story, each idea, each word, each day."
"When you rise in the morning, give thanks for the light, for your life, for your strength. Give thanks for your food and for the joy of living. If you see no reason to give thanks, the fault lies in yourself."Isaac Bashevis Singer on Tecumseh
"Be true to yourself, help others, make each day your masterpiece, make friendship a fine art, drink deeply from good books - especially the Bible, build a shelter against a rainy day, give thanks for your blessings and pray for guidance every day."Isaac Bashevis Singer on John Wooden
"When you practice gratefulness, there is a sense of respect toward others."Isaac Bashevis Singer on Dalai Lama
"Sometimes our light goes out but is blown into flame by another human being. Each of us owes deepest thanks to those who have rekindled this light."Isaac Bashevis Singer on Albert Schweitzer
"Appreciation is the highest form of prayer, for it acknowledges the presence of good wherever you shine the light of your thankful thoughts."Isaac Bashevis Singer on Alan Cohen
"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."