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WolvesILL: "When a person doesn't have gratitude, something is missing in his or her humanity." Elie Wiesel

ElaineTanay: Yes, they have more in common with the oppressor than with the oppressed,to paraphrase Elie Wiesel.

bettyaberlin: just re-read the 1st 17 pages of NIGHT by Elie Wiesel

natprance: I am particularly fond of retroactively sympathetic portrayals of figures from the Bible. Milton influenced me like he did countless others, I loved Regina Spector's view of Delilah, and Elie Wiesel's speech on Isaac as analogous to post-Holocaust Jewish perspective is powerful.

danish_khanday: Our lives no longer belong to us alone; they belong to all those who need us desperately. (ELIE WIESEL)

PropCazhPM: "The opposite of love is not hate, it's indifference. The opposite of art is not ugliness, it's indifference. The opposite of faith is not heresy, it's indifference. And the opposite of life is not death, it's indifference." - Elie Wiesel

NaveedAJamali: If you want to combat anti-senitism, then you need to teach about its history and acknowledge it, not ban books. I still remember reading Elie Wiesel’s “Night”, as a teenager and the impression it made.

ozunaclass: Just started reading Night by Elie Wiesel in our English II class. This photo popped up on my newsfeed today:

Jean__Harlow: “I swore never to be silent whenever and wherever human beings endure suffering and humiliation. We must always take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented. Sometimes we must interfere.” Elie Wiesel

AStemle: Elie Wiesel spoke OFTEN about indifference and how dangerous it was…

DolaMohapatra: What hurts the victim most is not the cruelty of the oppressor, but the silence of the bystander. - Elie Wiesel

Terra_Rose2: "One cannot mingle with the enemy without being drawn into his logic." - Elie Wiesel That quote makes me think of my family who have been sucked into FOX "News" craziness.

salmanpeer239: “The opposite of love is not hate, it's indifference.” - Elie Wiesel

LucyScribbler: Elie Wiesel “Night is purer than day; it is better for thinking, loving, and dreaming. At night everything is more intense, more true. The echo of words that have been spoken during the day takes on a new and deeper meaning.”

myraslotnick: "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." -Elie Wiesel

079_BigDawg: "When we can no longer change the world around us,it is then that we're challenged to change ourselves" ~ Elie Wiesel

CaptainLetdown: 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. - Elie Wiesel, Author & Holocaust survivor

camcath: Is Elie Wiesel and others have said we cannot remain neutral. He must take a side and we must be on the side of what is right for all people

JLnFDlang: 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.” —Elie Wiesel FRANKIANA ADMINS THANKYOU

JayantiJha7: “If Greeks invented tragedy, the Romans the epistle and the Renaissance the sonnet,” Elie Wiesel wrote, “our generation invented a new literature, that of testimony.”

JN_Lang2: “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.” —Elie Wiesel FRANKIANA ADMINS THANKYOU

LH4U2: Elie Wiesel said the opposite of love is not hate, but indifference. He was a nobel laureate who survived the Holocaust.

highoelyspirit: "Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented. Sometimes we must interfere."-Elie Wiesel

crown_niloy: “The opposite of love is not hate, it's indifference.” - Elie Wiesel

SurenberryK: “The opposite of love is not hate, it's indifference.” - Elie Wiesel

AliBinger: “The opposite of love is not hate, it's indifference.” Elie Wiesel

UNHOP: "The opposite of love is not hate, it's indifference". Elie Wiesel

MANOSHAKTIFNDN: “The opposite of love is not hate, it's indifference.” - Elie Wiesel

VelinaEC: "We must always take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented. Sometimes we must interfere." - Elie Wiesel

BotPhilosophyQ: “The opposite of love is not hate, it's indifference.” - Elie Wiesel

joeywchou: quotemadness: “Friendship marks a life even more deeply than love. Love risks degenerating into obsession, friendship is never anything but sharing.” — Elie Wiesel

MayfieldGT: Continually impressed with my 8th grade - we're reading Night by Elie Wiesel - and looking at hard questions: Where's God in the face of evil? How do you move forward from trauma? Where does hope come from? Tough questions at any age

FBanishoeib: What hurts the victim most is not the cruelty of the oppressor, but the silence of the bystander. Elie Wiesel

goodnatureart: What hurts the victim most is not the cruelty of the oppressor, but the silence of the bystander. - Elie Wiesel -

2clarityin30: “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” Elie Wiesel

2toes_: “Music does not replace words, it gives tone to the words”―Elie Wiesel

RachealHallway: I have a student who has slept through my class every day during our reading of Night by Elie Wiesel. He hasn’t turned in nor attempted a single assignment. Today he had the audacity to tell me that the Holocaust is unimportant. I’m so done.

BobClimko: What hurts the victim most is not the cruelty of the oppressor, but the silence of the bystander. ~ Elie Wiesel

HarassNoMore: “I swore never to be silent whenever and wherever human beings endure suffering and humiliation. We must take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented.” ~ Elie Wiesel

snehalpatil4: What hurts the victim most is not the cruelty of the oppressor, but the silence of the bystander. - Elie Wiesel -

GregDaly: Somehow I don't think I've ever come across this before: '... I swore never to be silent whenever wherever human beings endure suffering and humiliation. We must take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim.' From -

MalaikaSRaza: “We must take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented. Sometimes we must interfere.” Elie Wiesel

MichaelBrach1: What hurts the victim most is not the cruelty of the oppressor, but the silence of the bystander. --Elie Wiesel

JibrinIbrahim17: We must always take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented. Elie Wiesel

CONSCIOUSBEATS8: “Music does not replace words, it gives tone to the words”―Elie Wiesel

twelvetreesbook: Essential. Night by Elie Wiesel

ParidaBiswosini: “Friendship marks a life even more deeply than love. Love risks degenerating into obsession, friendship is never anything but sharing.”―Elie Wiesel ETERNAL BOND UMRASH

capella_elite: “Friendship marks a life even more deeply than love. Love risks degenerating into obsession, friendship is never anything but sharing.”―Elie Wiesel ETERNAL BOND UMRASH

KevHopp: “There may be times when we are powerless to prevent injustice, but there must never be a time when we fail to protest.” ― Elie Wiesel

Martelo0o: “Friendship marks a life even more deeply than love. Love risks degenerating into obsession, friendship is never anything but sharing.” Elie Wiesel

jmcunning: Since Will Shortz took over in 1993, ELIE has appeared in the NYT crossword 138 times. The clues have referenced: Wiesel 101 Saab 9 Siegmeister 5 Mario 5 Ducommun 5 Metchnikoff 4 Tahari 3 Abel 3 Nadelman 2 Cartan 1 Mystal 1

RepSwalwell: Honored to serve with the Elie Wiesel of our time. Stay strong, Warren.

Bingbing1888: Friendship marks a life even more deeply than love. Love risks degenerating into obsession, friendship is never anything but sharing." - Elie Wiesel SAMLY BeYouTWOful

Babalonhorror: 2021 Elie Wiesel Memorial Lecture with Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II

Babalonhorror: 2021 Elie Wiesel Memorial Lecture with Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II

YahiaLababidi: "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." —Elie Wiesel

lola54368488: Elie Wiesel, a Holocaust survivor, leaves us with this powerful reminder: “There may be times when we are powerless to prevent injustice, but there must never be a time when we fail to protest.”

Zoe_M_Miller: Thinking about how The Lumineers casually quote Elie Wiesel in “Stubborn Love”

gCMG_Obv: Famous photo of the Buchenwald barracks. Nobel laureate Elie Wiesel can be seen in the second row from the bottom. It was taken just after liberation, and Wiesel himself was able to identify his image in the centre barrack, far right.

grayellismusic: This absolutely infuriates me. I think the person who wrote this should be forced to read, then eat, every single page of Night by Elie Wiesel.

Catheri57957325: This quote reminds me of what Elie Wiesel said in Night: "We must take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented." This is so powerful, and a great reminder that silence is not an option. Your voice has power.

ELark1222: “A person can almost be defined by his or her attitude toward gratitude.” Elie Wiesel

SEANMCM18542504: "As Nobel Laureate and Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel once pointed out, neutrality or silence favors the oppressor. We must take steps to protect our scientists and take swift and positive action to counter the growing wave of far-right antiscience aggression."

sarah_gentile_: Just in case you need a “why” or a reminder: “We must take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented.” -Elie Wiesel

quollhorreur: “We must always take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented.” Elie Wiesel (30/Sep/28 - 2/Jul/16)

ABAICCProject: 9/ Ultimately, the Amb-at-Large post and office were both retained and continue to inform US policy and support for international criminal justice efforts. How does this work impact atrocity prevention? More examples in the 2021 Elie Wiesel Act Report:

karenkellock: My faith is a wounded faith but I never stopped trusting in God. Elie Wiesel, Auschwitz survivor

bobproehl: (I never met him, by the way. Or Zinn, who was also on faculty, or Derek Walcott. I did once share the department lounge with Elie Wiesel, who I did not even KNOW was on faculty, and did not recognize, but eavesdropped on as if hypnotized for half an hour)

CerebralWisdom: Indifference, to me, is the epitome of evil. - Elie Wiesel

maurodoehner: “Ultimately, the only power to which man should aspire is that which he exercises over himself.” Elie Wiesel

habrinasay: Night - Elie Wiesel.

therevdrcherry: My 9th grader endured an English teacher who embraced this approach last semester while teaching Elie Wiesel's *Night.* Thankfully they have a different teacher this semester, but I'm marshalling resources to address the situation for the sake of her current and future students.

Anthr0p0m0rph: Young girls raped, too by the men they were rounded up by. Babies thrown live into the bonfire as the trains arrived at Birkenau and Mengele made his selection (as chronicled by Elie Wiesel).

JonathanHelland: “We must take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim." --Elie Wiesel

KananT30: “The opposite of love is not hate, it's indifference. The opposite of art is not ugliness, it's indifference. The opposite of faith is not heresy, it's indifference. And the opposite of life is not death, it's indifference.” ― Elie Wiesel

JnaDeek: I need some motivation to read this book for my course. It's really dark (Literally: it's called "Night" by Elie Wiesel) and deals with topics I don't like to delve into. Inspiration don't fail me now...

koslen_bambi: GOODNIGHT ALL AND PLEASE STAY SAFE... A bottom line truth for all of humanity.... "There may be times when we are powerless to prevent injustice, but there must never be a time when we fail to protest". Elie Wiesel

journey_ngo: “We must not see any person as an abstraction. Instead, we must see in every person a universe with its own secrets, with its own treasures, with its own sources of anguish, and with some measure of triumph.” - Elie Wiesel

2toes_: “Music does not replace words, it gives tone to the words”―Elie Wiesel

MKG21cle: “No human race is superior; no religious faith is inferior. All collective judgments are wrong. Only racists make them.” - Elie Wiesel

ellenvrana: "What does life mean in such a universe?" Albert Camus, Elie Wiesel, Joan Didion and the marvelous Monty Python boys on ways we try to control our lives to make up for the fact that we cannot control our live. 

andi4evs: “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.” —Elie Wiesel 13MONTHS WITH KODREA

TeamAndiPAMP: “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.” —Elie Wiesel 13MONTHS WITH KODREA

glupeksha: AydaN: ලෝගුව නොමැති උපාධිය

kodreatol: “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.” —Elie Wiesel 13MONTHS WITH KODREA

Kharlita__: Friendship marks a life even more deeply than love. Love risks degenerating into obsession, friendship is never anything but sharing.”―Elie Wiesel KDLEX BYREQUEST

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TheAfterLif33: Friendship marks a life even more deeply than love. Love risks degenerating into obsession, friendship is never anything but sharing ~ Elie Wiesel

mermmt: “He explained to me with great insistence that every question possessed a power that did not lie in the answer.” — Elie Wiesel

Jews4Abolition: We shall NEVER FORGET the prophetic words of Holocaust Survivor and Poet Laureate Elie Wiesel (1928-2016), who famously said of capital punishment: “Death is not the answer.”

RealFanOfUmAR: Once you bring life into the world, you must protect it. We must protect it by changing the world. - Elie Wiesel PUBLIC WINNER UMAR RIAZ

morkandmyself: "I write to understand as much as to be understood." Elie Wiesel I am not looking for sympathy, & ESPECIALLY NEVER pity, I just need to get it (my story) out on my one platform of anonymity. I know no one personally, so I am going to draft my life's memoir, one tweet at a time.

yansquared: “We must always take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented.” - Elie Wiesel

BiomedicalDude: “We must always take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented." Elie Wiesel

DaveMitchell_3: "We must always take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented. Sometimes we must interfere." - Elie Wiesel

FarabeeM: "The kids formulate their own viewpoints" is I'm sure what parents have screamed for at school board mtgs. regarding CRT. How about - "We must take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented". - Elie Wiesel

TheVeryNewComm1: Didn't Elie Wiesel get caught lying about a large portion of his WWII accounts?

TaraFearn1: I teach in a Hasidic boys’ school. Last year we studied Elie Wiesel’s “Night”. 22 out of 28 students were descended from survivors of the Holocaust, if I’d tried to teach “ both sides of Nazism” their parents would have assumed I was insane.

CONSCIOUSBEATS8: “Music does not replace words, it gives tone to the words”―Elie Wiesel

PrateekRaj_: Here is an online copy of Night, by Elie Wiesel:



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