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    The very essence of literature is the

    “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 Bashevis Singer

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    Our knowledge is a little island in

    “Our knowledge is a little island in a great ocean of nonknowledge.”

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    The very essence of literature is the

    “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 Bashevis Singer

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    Doubt is part of all religion. All

    “Doubt is part of all religion. All the religious thinkers were doubters.”

    — Isaac Bashevis Singer

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    I did not become a vegetarian for

    “I did not become a vegetarian for my health, I did it for the health of the chickens.”

    — Isaac Bashevis Singer

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    The greatness of art is not to

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

    — Isaac Bashevis Singer

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    I am thankful, of course, for the

    “I am thankful, of course, for the prize and thankful to God for each story, each idea, each word, each day.”

    — Isaac Bashevis Singer

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    I did not become a vegetarian for

    “I did not become a vegetarian for my health, I did it for the health of the chickens.”

    — Isaac Bashevis Singer

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    Every creator painfully experiences the chasm between

    “Every creator painfully experiences the chasm between his inner vision and its ultimate expression.”

    — Isaac Bashevis Singer

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