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About Elie Wiesel
Elie Wiesel was an American writer.
He had written 57 books, including novels, plays and children's books. He was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1992, the Medal of Liberty and the Nobel Peace Prize in 1986. The Nobel Committee called him a "Messenger to mankind". He had been also named "Commander of the Order of the British Empire".
His Personal Life
He was born in Romania in 1928. He was of Romanian, Hungarian and German descent. His parents and one of his 3 siblings did not survive the Holocaust. He was married to Marion Erster Rose.
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Famous quotes by Elie Wiesel
After all, God is God because he remembers.Elie Wiesel
Because of indifference, one dies before one actually dies.Elie Wiesel
Friendship marks a life even more deeply than love. Love risks degenerating into obsession, friendship is never anything but sharing.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
Human beings should be held accountable. Leave God alone. He has enough problems.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
I do not recall a Jewish home without a book on the table.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 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 was very, very religious. And of course I wrote about it in 'Night.' I questioned God's silence. So I questioned. I don't have an answer for that. Does it mean that I stopped having faith? No. I have faith, but I question it.Elie Wiesel
In Jewish history there are no coincidences.Elie Wiesel
It all happened so fast. The ghetto. The deportation. The sealed cattle car. The fiery altar upon which the history of our people and the future of mankind were meant to be sacrificed.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
Look, if I were alone in the world, I would have the right to choose despair, solitude and self-fulfillment. But I am not alone.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
Mankind must remember that peace is not God's gift to his creatures peace is our gift to each other.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
No human race is superior no religious faith is inferior. All collective judgments are wrong. Only racists make them.Elie Wiesel
No one may speak for the dead, no one may interpret their mutilated dreams and visions.Elie Wiesel
Not to transmit an experience is to betray it.Elie Wiesel
Now, when I hear that Christians are getting together in order to defend the people of Israel, of course it brings joy to my heart. And it simply says, look, people have learned from history.Elie Wiesel
Peace is our gift to each other.Elie Wiesel
Some stories are true that never happened.Elie Wiesel
The opposite of love is not hate, 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
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
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.Elie Wiesel
Without memory, there is no culture. Without memory, there would be no civilization, no society, no future.Elie Wiesel
Elie Wiesel's Popularity
Elie Wiesel was a famous American writer, who was born on September 9, 1928. As a person born on this date, Elie Wiesel is listed in our database as the 13th most popular celebrity for the day (September 9) and the 10th most popular for the year (1928).
People born on September 9 fall under the Zodiac sign of Virgo, the Virgin. Elie Wiesel is the 272nd most popular Virgo.
Aside from information specific to Elie Wiesel's birthday, Elie Wiesel is the 2282nd most famous American.
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