Quotation Explorer - 'Elie Wiesel'

There may be times when we are powerless to prevent injustice, but there must never be a time when we fail to protest. - Elie Wiesel
Most people thought that we would remain in the ghetto until the end of the war, until the arrival of the Red Army. Afterward everything would be as before. The ghetto was ruled by neither German nor Jew; it was ruled by delusion. - Elie Wiesel
They were going to die. They knew it, and their last words were I love you. Even in great pain, their last words were of love... People who could have saved themselves and they ran back in to save others instead. If humanity is capable of that, how can I lose hope in humanity? - Elie Wiesel
God made man because He loves stories. - Elie Wiesel
Indifference to me, is the epitome of all evil. - Elie Wiesel
We do not know the worth of one single drop of blood, one single tear. - Elie Wiesel
Music does not replace words, it gives tone to the words - Elie Wiesel
Ultimately, the only power to which man should aspire is that which he exercises over himself. - Elie Wiesel
Man can live far from God -- not outside God. God is wherever we are. Even in suffering? Even in suffering. - Elie Wiesel
Friendship marks a life even more deeply than love. Love risks degenerating into obsession, friendship is never anything but sharing. - Elie Wiesel
Wherever men and women are persecuted because of their race, religion, or political views, that place must at that moment become the center of the universe. - Elie Wiesel
No human race is superior; no religious faith is inferior. All collective judgments are wrong. Only racists make them - Elie Wiesel
Peace is not God's gift to His creatures. It is our gift - to each other. - Elie Wiesel
The opposite of love is not hate, it's indifference. - Elie Wiesel
The opposite of love is not hate, it's indifference. The opposite of art is not ugliness, it's indifference. The opposite of faith is not heresy, it's indifference. And the opposite of life is not death, it's indifference. - Elie Wiesel
Indifference, then, is not only a sin, it is a punishment. - Elie Wiesel
We have to go into the despair and go beyond it, by working and doing for somebody else, by using it for something else. - Elie Wiesel
And, therefore, indifference is always the friend of the enemy, for it benefits the aggressor -- never its victim, whose pain is magnified when he or she feels forgotten. - Elie Wiesel
If the only prayer you say throughout your life is "Thank You," then that will be enough. - Elie Wiesel
No human being is illegal. - Elie Wiesel
For the dead and the living, we must bear witness. - Elie Wiesel
Education in the key to preventing the cycle of violence and hatred that marred the 20th century from repeating itself in the 21st century. - Elie Wiesel
I say fear must be followed by hope. Hope you do something about it. It's a call to action. - Elie Wiesel
From Jeff Greenfield: "I once asked "Are you an optimist or a pessimist?" "An optimist," he said. "I have to be. - Elie Wiesel
Our first act as free men was to throw ourselves onto the provisions. thats all we thought about. No thought of revenge, or of parents. Only of bread. - Elie Wiesel
I write to understand as much as to be understood. - Elie Wiesel
Write only if you cannot live without writing. Write only what you alone can write. - Elie Wiesel
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