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I decided to devote my life to telling the story because
by 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.
- Elie Wiesel

Related topics: Death

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

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

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

 

The opposite of love is not hate, it's indifference.
- 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.
- Elie Wiesel

I do not recall a Jewish home without a book on the table.
- Elie Wiesel

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Some stories are true that never happened.
- Elie Wiesel

Because of indifference, one dies before one actually dies.
- Elie Wiesel

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

Indifference, to me, is the epitome of evil.
- Elie Wiesel

Because I remember, I despair.
Because I remember, I have the duty to reject despair.
- Elie Wiesel

There is a difference between a book of two hundred
pages from the very beginning,
and a book of two hundred pages which is the result
of an original eight hundred pages.
The six hundred are there.
Only you don't see them.
- Elie Wiesel

I marvel at the resilience of the Jewish people.
Their best characteristic is their desire to remember.
No other people has such an obsession with memory.
- Elie Wiesel

I swore never to be silent whenever and wherever human
beings endure suffering and humiliation.
We must always take sides.
Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim.
Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented.
- Elie Wiesel

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

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

Words can sometimes, in moments of grace,
attain the quality of deeds.
- Elie Wiesel

What does mysticism really mean? It means the way to attain knowledge.
It's close to philosophy, except in philosophy you
go horizontally while in mysticism you go vertically.
- Elie Wiesel

Man, as long as he lives, is immortal.
One minute before his death he shall be immortal.
But one minute later, God wins.
- Elie Wiesel

Peace is our gift to each other.
- Elie Wiesel

In Jewish history there are no coincidences.
- Elie Wiesel

We have to go into the despair and go beyond it,
by working and doing for somebody else,
by using it for something else.
- Elie Wiesel

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

Mankind must remember that peace is not God's gift to his creatures;
peace is our gift to each other.
- Elie Wiesel

I write to understand as much as to be understood.
- Elie Wiesel

That is my major preoccupation, memory,
the kingdom of memory.
I want to protect and enrich that kingdom,
glorify that kingdom and serve it.
- Elie Wiesel

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

A destruction, an annihilation that only man can provoke,
only man can prevent.
- Elie Wiesel

Not to transmit an experience is to betray it.
- Elie Wiesel

Most people think that shadows follow,
precede or surround beings or objects.
The truth is that they also surround words,
ideas, desires, deeds, impulses and memories.
- Elie Wiesel

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

Hope is like peace.
It is not a gift from God.
It is a gift only we can give one another.
- Elie Wiesel

History is the version of past events
that people have decided to agree upon.
- Napoleon Bonaparte

I have decided to stick with love.
Hate is too great a burden to bear.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Being happy doesn't mean that everything is perfect.
It means that you've decided to look beyond the imperfections.
- Anonymous

From now on we live in a world where man has walked on the Moon.
It's not a miracle; we just decided to go.
- Tom Hanks

At a certain point, I just put the building and the art impulse together.
I decided that building was a legitimate way to make sculpture.
- Martin Puryear

I kept my babies fed.
I could have dumped them, but I didn't.
I decided that whatever trip I was on,
they were going with me.
You're looking at a real daddy.
- Barry White

I decided in my life that I would do nothing that did
not reflect positively on my father's life.
- Sidney Poitier

I decided that if I could paint that flower in a huge scale,
you could not ignore its beauty.
- Georgia O'Keeffe

I decided I wanted to be a lawyer when I was 11 years of age.
- Johnnie Cochran

After three years in Chicago, I decided to call it a career.
- Ted Lindsay

I never decided to start singing, to be a singer.
- Stephen Malkmus

I decided to start anew, to strip away what I had been taught.
- Georgia O'Keeffe

I quit the tax job then and decided that I was going to play in a band.
I answered ads in the Village Voice and went through
two days of auditioning for bands.
- Robert Quine

Consult: To seek approval for a course of action already decided upon.
- Ambrose Bierce

I loved to read when I was a kid, and as soon as I
realized that an actual person got to make up the books I loved so much,
I decided that that was the job for me.
- Margaret Haddix

Heather and I decided we were going to be pretty low-key at the convention.
- Mary Cheney

I have decided to fight for my country,
because we have build a success story in Guanajuato,
with real results and more yet to come in the next two years.
- Vicente Fox

Well, I decided earlier this year that I would run for president,
and obviously I needed something to run on.
- Craig Armstrong

The hardest thing to explain is the glaringly evident
which everybody had decided not to see.
- Ayn Rand

I just decided I wanted to become someone else...
So I became someone else.
- Dusty Springfield

When I was 15, I decided I wanted to be a lawyer.
No one thought this was a good idea.
- Constance Baker Motley

After being Turned Down by numerous Publishers,
he had decided to write for Posterity.
- George Ade

He had decided to live forever or die in the attempt.
- Joseph Heller

When I decided to be a singer, my mother warned me I'd be alone a lot.
Basically we all are.
Loneliness comes with life.
- Whitney Houston

I hate that which we have decided to call realism,
even though I have been made one of its high priests.
- Gustave Flaubert

The following year, after I had prepared my draft,
the Conference of the Interparliamentary Union at The
Hague decided to set up a special commission to study the problem seriously.
- Ludwig Quidde

When I have fully decided that a result is worth getting
I go ahead of it and make trial after trial until it comes.
- Thomas A. Edison

And since geometry is the right foundation of all painting,
I have decided to teach its rudiments and principles
to all youngsters eager for art.
- Albrecht Durer

What annoys the hell out of me is the arrogance of some people.
They don't even listen to our music,
they decided in advance that they don't like it.
- Billie Joe Armstrong

I decided that if the police couldn't catch the gangsters,
I'd create a fellow who could.
- Chester Gould

Surround yourself with the best people you can find,
delegate authority, and don't interfere as long as
the policy you've decided upon is being carried out.
- Ronald Reagan

God in His wisdom has decided that He will reward no works but His own.
- Johannes Tauler

When I was about 14 or 15 I decided to become a writer
and never for a moment since have I wanted to do anything else.
- Tobias Wolff

When I was about eight, I decided that the most wonderful thing,
next to a human being, was a book.
- Margaret Walker

Venus told me the other day that champions don't get
nervous in tight situations.
That really helped me a lot.
I decided I shouldn't get nervous and just do the best I can.
- Serena Williams

In 1958, we decided to go to Australia.
We were there for six months, and all the shows went well.
- Ernie Wise

I mean, if you decided to go out today and get you
an instrument and do whatever it is that you do,
no one can tell you how you're going to do it but when you do it.
- Ornette Coleman

I decided that Europeans and Americans are like men and women:
they understand each other worse,
and it matters less, than either of them suppose.
- Randall Jarrell


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