Isaac Bashevis Singer

1904 - 1991

A Quote by Isaac Bashevis Singer on doubt and religion

Doubt is part of all religion. All the religious thinkers were doubters.

Isaac Bashevis Singer (1904 - 1991)

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

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A Quote by Isaac Bashevis Singer on belief and choice

We must believe in free will, we have no choice.

Isaac Bashevis Singer (1904 - 1991)

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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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