Quotation Explorer - 'Isaac Bashevis Singer'

What nature delivers to us is never stale. Because what nature creates has eternity in it. - Isaac Bashevis Singer
Doubt is part of all religion. All the religious thinkers were doubters. - Isaac Bashevis Singer
When I was a little boy, they called me a liar, but now that I am grown up, they call me a writer. - Isaac Bashevis Singer
Those who understand the complexities of human nature know that joy and pain, ugliness and beauty, love and hate, mercy and cruelty and other conflicting emotions often blend and cannot be separated from each other. - Isaac Bashevis Singer
We must believe in free will, we have no choice. - Isaac Bashevis Singer
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 motions -- it becomes sterile, silly, and actually without substance. - Isaac Bashevis Singer
Originality is not seen in single words or even sentences. Originality is the sum total of a man's thinking or his writing. - Isaac Bashevis Singer
If you keep saying things are going to be bad, you have a good chance of being a prophet. - Isaac Bashevis Singer
Kindness, I’ve discovered, is everything in life. - Isaac Bashevis Singer
Every creator painfully experiences the chasm between his inner vision and its ultimate expression. The chasm is never completely bridged. We all have the conviction, perhaps illusory, that we have much more to say than appears on the paper. - Isaac Bashevis Singer
Every creator painfully experiences the chasm between his inner vision and its ultimate expression. - Isaac Bashevis Singer
When you betray somebody else, you also betray yourself. - Isaac Bashevis Singer
If you keep on saying things are going to be bad, you have a good chance of being a prophet. - Isaac Bashevis Singer
As long as people will shed the blood of innocent creatures there can be no peace, no liberty, no harmony between people. Slaughter and justice cannot dwell together. - Isaac Bashevis Singer
People often say that humans have always eaten animals, as if this is a justification for continuing the practice. According to this logic, we should not try to prevent people from murdering other people, since this has also been done since the earliest of times. - Isaac Bashevis Singer
To be a vegetarian is to disagree - to disagree with the course of things today... starvation, cruelty - we must make a statement against these things. Vegetarianism is my statement. And I think it's a strong one. - Isaac Bashevis Singer
There will be no justice as long as man will stand with a knife or with a gun and destroy those who are weaker than he is. - Isaac Bashevis Singer
We know what a person thinks not when he tells us what he thinks, but by his actions. - Isaac Bashevis Singer
We have to believe in free-will. We've got no choice. - Isaac Bashevis Singer
When a writer tries to explain too much, he's out of time before he begins. - Isaac Bashevis Singer
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