Leo Rosten was a renowned American author, scriptwriter, and researcher known for his hilarious comic novels. He was interested in languages and books since childhood and started writing stories at the age of nine. After completing his doctorate he went on to teach English to immigrants. He even served at a series of positions to the ‘Office of War Information’. He went on to work for the ‘Look’ magazine after working as a researcher in a non-profit organization. His most notable book was ‘Hyman Kaplan’ which was inspired by one of his immigrant students. This book turned out to be a great success and enhanced his reputation as a writer. He also fascinated the masses with his books on Yiddish lexicography like ‘The Joys of Yiddish’, which discussed various things including their culture, ceremonies, holidays and cuisines. He also proved to be a good screenwriter and wrote numerous screenplays including ‘Lured’ and ‘They got me covered’. His books were nominated for many renowned awards and won him various awards including ‘Freedom Foundation Award’. He is remembered as the only writer of the 20th century to write stories in Yiddish. Here is a treasure trove of thoughts and quotations by the distinguished humorist. These quotes and sayingshave been scanned from his writings, books, work, novels and thoughts. Go through the collection of quotes and sayings by Leo Rosten which are sure to uplift your spirits and tickle your funny bone.
A writer writes not because he is educated but because he is driven by the need to communicate. Behind the need to communicate is the need to share. Behind the need to share is the need to be understood.