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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.
Ultimately, the only power to which man should aspire is that which he exercises over himself.

No one is as capable of gratitude as one who has emerged from the kingdom of night.
Words can sometimes, in moments of grace, attain the quality of deeds.
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.
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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