Isaac Bashevis Singer (7 Quotations)
:: 1904-1991, Polish-born American Journalist, Writer
A good writer is basically a story teller, not a scholar or a redeemer of mankind.
~ Isaac Bashevis Singer - [Writers and Writing]
If you keep on saying things are going to be bad, you have a good chance of being a prophet.
~ Isaac Bashevis Singer - [Pessimism]
The greatness of art is not to find what is common but what is unique.
~ Isaac Bashevis Singer - [Originality]
The New England conscience doesn't keep you from doing what you shouldn't -- it just keeps you from enjoying it.
~ Isaac Bashevis Singer - [Enjoyment]
The second half of the twentieth century is a complete flop.
~ Isaac Bashevis Singer - [Present]
The waste basket is a writer's best friend.
~ Isaac Bashevis Singer - [Editing and Editors]
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.
~ Isaac Bashevis Singer - [Power]
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