QUOTATIONS FROM FAMOUS PEOPLES

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All Quotations / Quotations from Isaac Bashevis Singer

Doubt is part of all religion. All the religious thinkers were doubters.
Every creator painfully experiences the chasm between his inner vision and its ultimate expression.
If you keep saying things are going to be bad, you have a good chance of being a prophet.
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.
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 motions -- it becomes sterile, silly, and actually without substance.
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.
We have to believe in free will. Weve got no choice.
We know what a person thinks not when he tells us what he thinks, but by his actions.
What nature delivers to us is never stale. Because what nature creates has eternity in it.
When you betray somebody else, you also betray yourself.

Best Quotations

"It citizenship would give to persons of the negro race, who were recognized as citizens in any one State of the Union, the right to enter every other state whenever they pleased, singly or in companies, without pass or passport, andwithout obstruction, to sojourn there as long as they pleased, to go where they pleased at every hour of the day or night without molestation, unless they committed some violation of the law for which a white man would be punished it citizenship would give them the full liberty of speech in public and in private upon all subjects upon which its own citizens might speak to hold public meetings upon political affairs, and to keep and carry arms wherever they went. And all this would be done in the face of the subject race of the same color, both free and slaves, inevitably producing discontent and insubordination among them, and endangering the peace and safety of the State."

Roger B. Taney
"Anatomy is destiny."

Sigmund Freud
"Religion is the human response to being alive and having to die."

F. Forrester Church
"It is the duty of every patriot to protect his country from its government."

Thomas Paine
"It takes a long time to bring excellence to maturity."

Publilius Syrus