"Because of indifference, one dies before one actually dies."
"A man who won't die for something is not fit to live."Elie Wiesel on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"To be idle is a short road to death and to be diligent is a way of life foolish people are idle, wise people are diligent."Elie Wiesel on Buddha
"The fear of death is the most unjustified of all fears, for there's no risk of accident for someone who's dead."Elie Wiesel on Albert Einstein
"The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time."Elie Wiesel on Mark Twain
"Death is no more than passing from one room into another. But there's a difference for me, you know. Because in that other room I shall be able to see."Elie Wiesel on Helen Keller
"Human beings should be held accountable. Leave God alone. He has enough problems."
"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."
"I have not lost faith in God. I have moments of anger and protest. Sometimes I've been closer to him for that reason."
"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."
"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."