Elie Wiesel Quotes (92 quotes)
“I have not lost faith in God. I have moments of anger and protest. Sometimes I've been closer to him for that reason.”
As quoted in "The Moral Gap: Kantian Ethics, Human Limits, and God's Assistance", John E. Hare, Oxford University Press, 1996, p. 93 - ISBN: 9780198263814
“Perhaps some day someone will explain how, on the level of man, Auschwitz was possible; but on the level of God, it will forever remain the most disturbing of mysteries.”
Legends of Our Time (1968), p. 6 - ISBN: 9780805207149
As quoted in: U.S News and World Report, 27 October 1986
“For me, every hour is grace. And I feel gratitude in my heart each time I can meet someone and look at his or her smile.”
Interview in O : The Oprah Magazine (November 2000)
“Just as man cannot live without dreams, he cannot live without hope. If dreams reflect the past, hope summons the future.”
Hope, Despair, and Memory (1986)
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsElie Wiesel
Born: September 30, 1928 (age 89)
Occupation: Novelist, professor
Bio: Eliezer Elie Wiesel is a Romanian-born Jewish-American writer, professor, political activist, Nobel Laureate, and Holocaust survivor. He is the author of 57 books, including Night, a work based on his experiences as a prisoner in the Auschwitz, Buna, and Buchenwald concentration camps. Wiesel is also the Advisory Board chairman of the newspaper Algemeiner Journal.