"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."
"A woman is like a tea bag - you can't tell how strong she is until you put her in hot water."Elie Wiesel on Eleanor Roosevelt
"I don't know who invented high heels, but all women owe him a lot."Elie Wiesel on Marilyn Monroe
"Ah, women. They make the highs higher and the lows more frequent."Elie Wiesel on Friedrich Nietzsche
"The age of a woman doesn't mean a thing. The best tunes are played on the oldest fiddles."Elie Wiesel on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"As usual, there is a great woman behind every idiot."Elie Wiesel on John Lennon
"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."