Quotes by Elie Wiesel

Eliezer "Elie" Wiesel KBE was a Romanian-born American Jewish writer, professor, political activist, Nobel Laureate, and Holocaust survivor. He authored 57 books, written mostly in French and English, including Night, a work based on his experiences as a prisoner in the Auschwitz and Buchenwald concentration camps. Along with writing, he was a professor of the humanities at Boston University, which created the Elie Wiesel Center for Jewish Studies in his honor.

The best Quotes and Sayings

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

Memories, CultureElie Wiesel
 
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We must take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented.

Bullying, NeutralityElie Wiesel
 
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There may be times when we are powerless to prevent injustice, but there must never be a time when we fail to protest.

Revolution, BullyingElie Wiesel
 
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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.

Elie Wiesel
 
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In the concentration camps, we discovered this whole universe where everyone had his place. The killer came to kill, and the victims came to die.

National SocialismElie Wiesel
 
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