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8 Penetrating Quotes from Elie Wiesel

From the recently deceased Nobel Laureate and Holocaust survivor.
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1) “Time does not heal all wounds; there are those that remain painfully open.”


2) “If you ask me what I want to achieve, it's to create an awareness, which is already the beginning of teaching.”


3) “Indifference, to me, is the epitome of evil.”


4) “I don't believe in accidents. There are only encounters in history. There are no accidents.”

5) “The duty of the survivor is to bear testimony to what happened . . . You have to warn people that these things can happen, that evil can be unleashed. Race hatred, violence, idolatries—they still flourish.”


6) “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.”


7) “There are victories of the soul and spirit. Sometimes, even if you lose, you win.”


8) “If anything can, it is memory that will save humanity.”

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