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]