88 quotes found by Elie Wiesel

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
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
Friendship marks a life even more deeply than love. Love risks degenerating into obsession, friendship is never anything but sharing.
life  love  friendship  deep  obsession  sharing  # 1897
Elie Wiesel
We must take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented.
silence  Victim  Helps  # 423564
Elie Wiesel
Without memory, there is no culture. Without memory, there would be no civilization, no society, no future.
future  society  culture  # 423565
Elie Wiesel
That I survived the Holocaust and went on to love beautiful girls, to talk, to write, to have toast and tea and live my life - that is what is abnormal.
love  life  beautiful  # 423566
Elie Wiesel
I decided to devote my life to telling the story because I felt that having survived I owe something to the dead. and anyone who does not remember betrays them again.
death  life  remember  # 423568
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.
time  Injustice  Times  # 423569
Elie Wiesel
The opposite of love is not hate, it's indifference.
love  hate  opposite  # 423575
Elie Wiesel
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.
die  universe  Came  # 423577
Elie Wiesel
Friendship marks a life even more deeply than love. Love risks degenerating into obsession, friendship is never anything but sharing.
friendship  love  life  # 423579
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.
men  women  religion  # 423581
Elie Wiesel
Once you bring life into the world, you must protect it. We must protect it by changing the world.
life  Once  Bring  # 423583
Elie Wiesel
I have not lost faith in God. I have moments of anger and protest. Sometimes I've been closer to him for that reason.
faith  god  anger  # 423585
Elie Wiesel
Because of indifference, one dies before one actually dies.
death  Dies  # 423586
Elie Wiesel
Hope is like peace. It is not a gift from God. It is a gift only we can give one another.
hope  god  peace  # 423587