35 Inspirational Elie Wiesel Quotes On Success

35 Inspirational Elie Wiesel Quotes On Success

Elie Wiesel was a Romanian-born American 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 Jewish prisoner in the Auschwitz and Buchenwald concentration camps. He was a professor of the humanities at Boston University, which created the Elie Wiesel Center for Jewish Studies in his honor. He was involved with Jewish causes and human rights causes and helped establish the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D. C. In his political activities, he also campaigned for victims of oppression in places like South Africa, Nicaragua, Kosovo, and Sudan. He publicly condemned the 1915 Armenian Genocide and remained a strong defender of human rights during his lifetime. He was described as “the most important Jew in America” by the Los Angeles Times. May these Elie Wiesel Quotes On Success inspire you to take action so that you may live your dreams.

1. “Young people want to learn, they are thirsty for knowledge, they want to understand and remember. The main thing is to teach them where not to go. Oppression, not to go; dictatorship, not to go; racism and prejudice, absolutely not to go. This is a moral plan [for society].” Elie Wiesel

2. “Words can sometimes, in moments of grace, attain the quality of deeds.” Elie Wiesel

3. “For me, every hour is grace.” Elie Wiesel

4. “Even in darkness it is possible to create light.” Elie Wiesel

5. “Once you bring life into the world, you must protect it. We must protect it by changing the world.” Elie Wiesel

6. “Think higher, feel deeper.” Elie Wiesel

7. “Just as despair can come to one only from other human beings, hope, too, can be given to one only by other human beings.” Elie Wiesel

8. “In order to fly, you have to give up the ground you are standing on.” Elie Wiesel

9. “Every moment is a new beginning.” Elie Wiesel

10. “Our obligation is to give meaning to life and in doing so to overcome the passive, indifferent life.” Elie Wiesel

11. “In the face of suffering, one has no right to turn away, not to see.” Elie Wiesel

12. “Without memory, there is no culture. Without memory, there would be no civilization, no society, no future.” Elie Wiesel

13. “To forget the victims means to kill them a second time. So I couldn’t prevent the first death. I surely must be capable of saving them from a second death.” Elie Wiesel

14. “Education in the key to preventing the cycle of violence and hatred that marred the 20th century from repeating itself in the 21st century.” Elie Wiesel

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

16. “Ultimately, the only power to which man should aspire is that which he exercises over himself.” Elie Wiesel

17. “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

18. “Someone who hates one group will end up hating everyone – and, ultimately, hating himself or herself.” Elie Wiesel

19. “I swore never to be silent whenever and wherever human beings endure suffering and humiliation.” Elie Wiesel

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

21. “As long as one dissident is in prison, our freedom will not be true. As long as one child is hungry, our life will be filled with anguish and shame. What all these victims need above all is to know that they are not alone; that we are not forgetting them, that when their voices are stifled we shall lend them ours, that while their freedom depends on ours, the quality of our freedom depends on theirs.” Elie Wiesel

22. Peace is our gift to each other.” Elie Wiesel

23. “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

24. “The philosophers are wrong: it is not words that kill, it is silence.” Elie Wiesel

25. “A destruction, an annihilation that only man can provoke, only man can prevent.” Elie Wiesel

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

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

28. “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

29. “Because I remember, I despair. Because I remember, I have the duty to reject despair.” Elie Wiesel

30. “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

31. “Just as man cannot live without dreams, he cannot live without hope. If dreams reflect the past, hope summons the future.” Elie Wiesel

32. “Not to transmit an experience is to betray it.” Elie Wiesel

33. “Always remember, my good friends, that there is one sin we must never commit and it is to humiliate another person or to allow another person to be humiliated in our presence without us screaming and shouting and protesting.” Elie Wiesel

34. “Be careful with words, they’re dangerous. Be wary of them. They begat either demons or angels. It’s up to you to give life to one or the other. Be careful, I tell you, nothing is as dangerous as giving free rein to words.” Elie Wiesel

35. “The opposite of love is not hate, it’s indifference. The opposite of beauty is not ugliness, it’s indifference. The opposite of faith is not heresy, it’s indifference. And the opposite of life is not death, but indifference between life and death.” Elie Wiesel

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