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Beautiful Sentences: Elie Wiesel

And yet only fanatics—in religion as well as politics—can find a meaning in someone else’s death. That’s what distinguishes them from mystics, or most of us, whose only concern is our own death.

Elie Wiesel, The Judges.

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Beautiful Sentences: Elie Wiesel

Don’t forget that the Jews were not the only victims of my father and his accomplices: we, their children, are victims too. In our own way, we too have been uprooted and left on the scrap heap. For the children of the executioners too, midnight will always be sounding. Don’t forget that.

Elie Wiesel, The Judges.

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Beautiful Sentences: Elie Wiesel

Why does the Torah begin with the second letter, beth, rather than the first, aleph? Because the latter was already in exile.

Elie Wiesel, The Judges.

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Beautiful Sentences: Elie Wiesel

I’m past all desires; too many dead people dwell within me.

Elie Wiesel, The Judges.

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Beautiful Sentences: Elie Wiesel

What if they tried to play tricks with your memory in order to attack the thing it protects—your soul?

Elie Wiesel, The Judges.

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