58 Total Quotes

Isaac Singer Quotes

When you betray somebody else, you also betray yourself.
Isaac Singer
#American Novelist

Originality is not seen in single words or even sentences. Originality is the sum total of a man's thinking or his writing.
Isaac Singer
#Originality

We know what a person thinks not when he tells us what he thinks, but by his actions.
Isaac Singer
#Action #American Novelist

Doubt is part of all religion. All the religious thinkers were doubters.
Isaac Singer
#Doubt

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.
Isaac Singer
#American Novelist #Justice

The second half of the twentieth century is a complete flop.
Isaac Singer
#Present

If you keep saying things are going to be bad, you have a good chance of being a prophet.
Isaac Singer
#American Novelist

We have to believe in free-will. We've got no choice.
Isaac Singer
#American Novelist #Choice

You must believe in free will; there is no choice
Isaac Singer
#Choice

We must believe in free will, we have no choice
Isaac Singer
#Choice

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 Singer
#Power

Man cannot live without self-control
Isaac Singer
#Control

People often say that humans have always eaten animals, as if this is a justification for continuing the practice. According to this logic, we should not try to prevent people from murdering other people, since this has also been done since the earliest of times.
Isaac Singer
#American Novelist #Animals

If Moses had been paid newspaper rates for the Ten Commandments, he might have written the Two Thousand Commandments.
Isaac Singer
#American Novelist #Commandment

The very essence of literature is the war between emotion and intellect, between life and death. When literature becomes too intellectual - when it begins to ignore the passions, the emotions - it becomes sterile, silly, and actually without substance.
Isaac Singer
#American Novelist #Death

Kindness, I've discovered, is everything in life.
Isaac Singer
#American Novelist #Kindness

Sometimes love is stronger than a man's convictions
Isaac Singer
#Love

The greatness of art is not to find what is common but what is unique
Isaac Singer
#Art

The waste basket is the writer's best friend.
Isaac Singer
#American Novelist #Best Friends

I did not become a vegetarian for my health, I did it for the health of the chickens.
Isaac Singer
#American Novelist #Health

For those who are willing to make an effort, great miracles and wonderful treasures are in store.
Isaac Singer
#American Novelist