Elie Wiesel Quotes From Night, Silence and Holocaust

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Elie Wiesel Quotes from night

Read motivational Elie Wiesel quotes from night, silence and holocaust. He was a Romanian-born American writer, professor and political activist.
He authored 57 books, written mostly in French and English, including Night.

1. Without memory, there is no culture. Without memory, there would be no civilization, no society, no future.

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2. For me, every hour is grace. And I feel gratitude in my heart each time I can meet someone and look at his or her smile.

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3. No human race is superior; no religious faith is inferior. All collective judgments are wrong. Only racists make them.

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4. When a person doesn’t have gratitude, something is missing in his or her humanity.

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5. Because I remember, I despair. Because I remember, I have the duty to reject despair.

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6. No one may speak for the dead, no one may interpret their mutilated dreams and visions.

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7. A destruction, an annihilation that only man can provoke, only man can prevent.

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8. Religion is not man’s relationship to God, it is man’s relationship to man.

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9. Religion is a very personal thing for me. Religion has its good moments and its poor moments.

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10. You would be amazed at the number of doors a Nobel Prize opens.

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11. There are victories of the soul and spirit. Sometimes, even if you lose, you win.

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12. I’ve given my life to the principle and the ideal of memory, and remembrance.

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13. In Jewish history there are no coincidences.

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14. Words can sometimes, in moments of grace, attain the quality of deeds.

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15. Indifference, to me, is the epitome of evil.

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16. I do not recall a Jewish home without a book on the table.

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17. Because of indifference, one dies before one actually dies.

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18. Mankind must remember that peace is not God’s gift to his creatures; peace is our gift to each other.

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19. Peace is our gift to each other.

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20. Language failed me very often, but then, the substitute for me was silence, but not violence.

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21. For me, every hour is grace.

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22. When I was young I lost everything.

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23. After all, God is God because he remembers.

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24. When language fails, violence becomes a language; I never had that feeling.

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25. I write to understand as much as to be understood.

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26. Not to transmit an experience is to betray it.

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27. I have to be self-conscious of what I’m trying to do with my life.

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28. Human beings should be held accountable. Leave God alone. He has enough problems.

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29. The Bible is not only laws, it’s also stories.

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30. I love teaching.

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31. If I were immersed in constant melancholy, I would not be who I am.

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32. I never teach the same course twice.

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33. Some stories are true that never happened.

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