Isaac Bashevis Singer

Isaac Bashevis
Singer
1904
1991

Polish-born American Writer, Novelist, Short-Story Writer, Nobel Prize for Literature

Author Quotes

When you betray somebody else, you also betray yourself.

We write not only for children but also for their parents. They, too, are serious children.

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

If you keep on saying things are going to be bad, you have a good chance of being a prophet.

Our knowledge is a little island in a great ocean of non-knowledge.

We have to believe in free will. We have no choice.

We know what a person thinks not when he tells us what he thinks, but by his actions.

Literature is the memory of humanity.

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.

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

Sometimes love is stronger than a man’s convictions.

Every creator painfully experiences the chasm between his inner vision and its ultimate expression.

Author Picture
First Name
Isaac Bashevis
Last Name
Singer
Birth Date
1904
Death Date
1991
Bio

Polish-born American Writer, Novelist, Short-Story Writer, Nobel Prize for Literature