"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."
"Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth."Elie Wiesel on Marcus Aurelius
"Anyone who doesn't take truth seriously in small matters cannot be trusted in large ones either."Elie Wiesel on Albert Einstein
"Three things cannot be long hidden: the sun, the moon, and the truth."Elie Wiesel on Buddha
"I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word in reality. This is why right, temporarily defeated, is stronger than evil triumphant."Elie Wiesel on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"A lie gets halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to get its pants on."Elie Wiesel on Winston Churchill
"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."