Elie Wiesel Quotes

40 Elie Wiesel quotes:

"Once you bring life into the world, you must protect it. We must protect it by changing the world."
"Because of indifference, one dies before one actually dies."
"I decided to devote my life to telling the story because I felt that having survived I owe something to the dead. and anyone who does not remember betrays them again."
"I do not recall a Jewish home without a book on the table."
"I have not lost faith in God. I have moments of anger and protest. Sometimes I've been closer to him for that reason."
"Some stories are true that never happened."
"This is the duty of our generation as we enter the twenty-first century -- solidarity with the weak, the persecuted, the lonely, the sick, and those in despair. It is expressed by the desire to give a noble and humanizing meaning to a community in which all members will define themselves not by their own identity but by that of others."
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"From the depths of the mirror, a corpse was contemplating me. The look in his eyes as he gazed at me has never left me."
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"Our obligation is to give meaning to life and in doing so to overcome the passive, indifferent life."
"A destruction, an annihilation that only man can provoke, only man can prevent."
"Friendship marks a life even more deeply than love. Love risks degenerating into obsession, friendship is never anything but sharing."
Author: Wiesel Quotes Category: American Novelist Quotes Caring Quotes
"There may be times when we are powerless to prevent injustice, but there must never be a time when we fail to protest."
Author: Wiesel Quotes Category: American Novelist Quotes Injustice Quotes
"The opposite of love is not hate, it's indifference."
"Because I remember, I despair. Because I remember, I have the duty to reject despair."
"I swore never to be silent whenever and wherever human beings endure suffering and humiliation. We must always take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented."
"Words can sometimes, in moments of grace, attain the quality of deeds."
Author: Wiesel Quotes Category: American Novelist Quotes Grace Quotes
"Mankind must remember that peace is not God's gift to his creatures; peace is our gift to each other."
"There are victories of the soul and spirit. Sometimes, even if you lose, you win."
"Peace is our gift to each other."
"Indifference, to me, is the epitome of evil."

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