Isaac Bashevis Singer

1904 - 1991

A Quote by Isaac Bashevis Singer on belief and choice

You must believe in free will; there is no choice.

Isaac Bashevis Singer (1904 - 1991)

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A Quote by Isaac Bashevis Singer on destruction and justice

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 (1904 - 1991)

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A Quote by Isaac Bashevis Singer on beginning, death, emotion, life, literature, and war

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 (1904 - 1991)

Source: New York Times Magazine, Nov. 26, 1978

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A Quote by Isaac Bashevis Singer on eternity and nature

What nature delivers to us is never stale. Because what nature creates has eternity in it.

Isaac Bashevis Singer (1904 - 1991)

Source: New York Times Magazine, Nov. 26, 1978

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A Quote by Isaac Bashevis Singer on originality, thinking, words, and writing

Originality is not seen in single words or even in sentences. Originality is the sum total of a man's thinking or his writing.

Isaac Bashevis Singer (1904 - 1991)

Source: New York Times Magazine, Mar. 12, 1978

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