Quotes by Isaac Bashevis Singer

Isaac Bashevis Singer was a Polish-American writer in Yiddish, awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1978. The Polish form of his birth name was Icek Hersz Zynger.

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There is great treasure there behind our skull and this is true about all of us. This little treasure has great, great powers, and I would say we only have learnt a very, very small part of what it can do.

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A good writer is basically a story teller, not a scholar or a redeemer of mankind.

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A story to me means a plot where there is some surprise. Because that is how life is - full of surprises.

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I did not become a vegetarian for my health, I did it for the health of the chickens.

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Kindness, I've discovered, is everything in life.

SelflessnessIsaac Bashevis Singer
 
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