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Strange as these words may sound I often play with the idea that when all the social theories collapse and wars and revolutions leave humanity in utter gloom, the poet — whom Plato banned from his Republic — may rise up to save us all.  - Isaac Bashevis Singer
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Variant: "I am a vegetarian for the sake of health — the health of the chicken!" - From: "Isaac Bashevis Singer: conversations" (University Press of Mississippi, 1992), p. 29 - ISBN: 9780878055890

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Born: November 21, 1902

Died: July 24, 1991 (aged 88)

Nationality: American

Occupation: Novelist

Bio: Isaac Bashevis Singer was a Polish-born, Jewish-American author. The Polish form of his birth name was Izaak Zynger and he used his mother's first name in an initial pseudonym, Izaak Baszewis, which he later expanded to the form under which he is now known. He was a leading figure in the Yiddish literary movement and won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1978. He won two U.S.

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