“As long as one child is hungry, our lives will be filled with anguish and shame.”

“I believe mysticism is a very serious endeavor. One must be equipped for it. One doesn’t study calculus before studying arithmetic.”

“None of us is in a position to eliminate war, but it is our obligation to denounce it and expose it in all its hideousness. War leaves no victors, only victims.”

“I swore never to be silent whenever and wherever human beings endure suffering.”

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It is the Committee’s opinion that Elie Wiesel has emerged as one of the most important spiritual leaders and guides in an age when violence, repression and racism continue to characterise the world. Wiesel is a messenger to mankind; his message is one of peace, atonement and human dignity. His belief that the forces fighting evil in the world can be victorious is a hard-won belief. His message is based on his own personal experience of total humiliation and of the utter contempt for humanity shown in Hitler’s death camps. The message is in the form of a testimony, repeated and deepened through the works of a great author
Official Press Release of The Norwegian Nobel Committee
(14 October 1986)
https://en.wikiquote.org/wiki/Elie_Wiesel

Elie Wiesel, the Moral Force Who Made Sure We Will Never Forget Evil of Holocaust 

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