Elie Wiesel

Elie Wiesel Holocaust survivor, author; recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize in 1986
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I have no doubt that faith is only pure when it does not negate the faith of another. I have no doubt that evil can be fought and that indifference is no option. I have no doubt that fanaticism is dangerous. And of all the books in the world on life, I have no doubt that the life of one person weighs more than them all.

Elie Wiesel

Indifference, then, is not only a sin, it is a punishment.

Elie Wiesel

I say fear must be followed by hope. Hope you do something about it. It's a call to action.

Elie Wiesel

Man, as long as he lives, is immortal. One minute before his death he shall be immortal. But one minute later, God wins.

Elie Wiesel

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.

Elie Wiesel

Our obligation is to give meaning to life and in doing so to overcome the passive, indifferent life.

Elie Wiesel

I marvel at the resilience of the Jewish people. Their best characteristic is their desire to remember. No other people has such an obsession with memory.

Elie Wiesel

Peace is our gift to each other.

Elie Wiesel
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