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Isaac Bashevis Singer Quotes

(1904-1991), Polish-born American Journalist, Writer

The waste basket is a writer's best friend.

Category: Editing And Editors

The New England conscience doesn't keep you from doing what you shouldn't -- it just keeps you from enjoying it.

Category: Enjoyment

The greatness of art is not to find what is common but what is unique.

Category: Originality

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

Category: Pessimism

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.

Category: Power

A good writer is basically a story teller, not a scholar or a redeemer of mankind.

Category: Writers And Writing