Isaac Bashevis Singer Quotes

Isaac Bashevis Singer Quotes

When I was a little boy, they called me a liar, but now that I am grown up, they call me a writer.

When a writer tries to explain too much, he's out of time before he begins.

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

I believe in God but people are liars. It's those people who say they are appointed by God who I don't believe in.

Night is a time of rigor, but also of mercy. There are truths which one can see only when it’s dark

Shoulders are from God, and burdens too.

We have to believe in free-will. We've got no choice.

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.

Every human character appears only once in the history of human beings. And so does every event of love.

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.

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