16 Stunning Quotes By Elie Wiesel

  1. Each man was his own executioner and his own victim.
  2. Friendship marks a life even more deeply than love. Love risks degenerating into obsession, friendship is never anything but sharing.
  3. God is God because he remembers.
  4. Human suffering anywhere concerns men and women everywhere.
  5. I don’t want my past to become anyone else’s future.
  6. I write to understand as much as to be understood.
  7. Indifference is the sign of sickness, a sickness of the soul more contagious than any other.
  8. Life belongs to man, but the meaning of life is beyond him.
  9. Love makes everything complicated.
  10. Music does not replace words, it gives tone to the words.
  11. No human race is superior; no religious faith is inferior. All collective judgments are wrong. Only racists make them.
  12. Only fanatics — in religion as well as in politics — can find a meaning in someone else’s death.
  13. The opposite of love is not hate, it’s indifference.
  14. There may be times when we are powerless to prevent injustice, but there must never be a time when we fail to protest.
  15. Think higher, feel deeper.
  16. 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.