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Elie Wiesel
(1928-____) born on
Sep 30
Romanian-US novelist. His works provide a sober yet passionate testament of the plight of Jews during WW II; awarded the Nobel Prize for Peace in 1986.
         
   
F
Ultimately, the only power to which man should aspire is that which he exercises over himself.

R
No one is as capable of gratitude as one who has emerged from the kingdom of night.
A
Words can sometimes, in moments of grace, attain the quality of deeds.
N
There is a difference between a book of two hundred pages from the very beginning, and a book of two hundred pages which is the result of an original eight hundred pages. The six hundred are there. Only you don't see them.
K
We have to go into the despair and go beyond it, by working and doing for somebody else, by using it for something else.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: "Memoirs: All Rivers Run to the Sea"
R: Accepting Nobel Peace Prize 10 Dec 86
A: In "Webster's Electronic Quotebase," ed. Keith Mohler, 1994.
N: Interview in Writers at Work (Eighth Series, ed. by George Plimpton, 1988).
K: On writing about the Holocaust, quoted by Joseph Berger "Witness to Evil" in NY "Times," 15 Oct 86
   


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