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Inspirational Elie Wiesel Quotes

Elie Wiesel (September 30, 1928 – July 2, 2016) was a Romanian-born American Jewish writer, professor, political activist, Nobel Laureate and Holocaust survivor. Below is a list of Inspirational Elie Wiesel Quotes.

Elie Wiesel Quotes
Elie Wiesel Quotes

Elie Wiesel Quotes

“Friendship marks a life even more deeply than love. Love risks degenerating into obsession, friendship is never anything but sharing.”
― Elie Wiesel

“Think higher, feel deeper.”
― 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

“One person of integrity can make a difference.”
― Elie Wiesel

“Human suffering anywhere concerns men and women everywhere.”
― 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

“We must take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim.”
― Elie Wiesel

“We must always take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented.”
― Elie Wiesel

“I swore never to be silent whenever and wherever human beings endure suffering and humiliation. We must always take sides.”
― Elie Wiesel quotes

“One more stab to the heart, one more reason to hate. One less reason to live.”
― Elie Wiesel

“There is divine beauty in learning… To learn means to accept the postulate that life did not begin at my birth.”
― Elie Wiesel

“Write only if you cannot live without writing. Write only what you alone can write.”
― 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

“Only the guilty are guilty. Their children are not.”
― Elie Wiesel

“There are victories of the soul and spirit. Sometimes, even if you lose, you win. ”
― Elie Wiesel

“For the dead and the living, we must bear witness.”
― Elie Wiesel

“Night is purer than day; it is better for thinking and loving and dreaming. At night everything is more intense, more true.”
― Elie Wiesel

“Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented. Sometimes we must interfere.”
― Elie Wiesel

“Others have been here before me, and I walk in their footsteps. The books I have read were composed by generations of fathers and sons, mothers and daughters, teachers and disciples. I am the sum total of their experiences, their quests. And so are you.”
― Elie Wiesel

“I pray to the God within me that He will give me the strength to ask Him the right questions.”
― Elie Wiesel

“Which is worse? Killing with hate or killing without hate?”
― Elie Wiesel quotes

“When human lives are endangered, when human dignity is in jeopardy, national borders and sensitivities become irrelevant.”
― Elie Wiesel

“I shall always remember that smile. From what world did it come from?”
― Elie Wiesel

“For in the end, it is all about memory, its sources and its magnitude, and, of course, its consequences.”
― Elie Wiesel

“We must not see any person as an abstraction. Instead, we must see in every person a universe with its own secrets, with its own treasures, with its own sources of anguish, and with some measure of triumph.”
― Elie Wiesel

“If the only prayer you say throughout your life is “Thank You,” then that will be enough.”
― Elie Wiesel

“When a person doesn’t have gratitude, something is missing in his or her humanity. A person can almost be defined by his or her attitude toward gratitude.”
― Elie Wiesel

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