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I marvel at the resilience of the Jewish people.
by Elie Wiesel

I marvel at the resilience of the Jewish people.
Their best characteristic is their desire to remember.
No other people has such an obsession with memory.
- Elie Wiesel

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

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

When a person doesn't have gratitude,
something is missing in his or her humanity.
A person can almost be defined by
his or her attitude toward gratitude.
- Elie Wiesel

 

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

Some stories are true that never happened.
- Elie Wiesel

I decided to devote my life to telling the story because
I felt that having survived I owe something to the dead.
and anyone who does not remember betrays them again.
- Elie Wiesel

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Because of indifference, one dies before one actually dies.
- Elie Wiesel

I do not recall a Jewish home without a book on the table.
- Elie Wiesel

I have not lost faith in God.
I have moments of anger and protest.
Sometimes I've been closer to him for that reason.
- Elie Wiesel

Because I remember, I despair.
Because I remember, I have the duty to reject despair.
- Elie Wiesel

In Jewish history there are no coincidences.
- Elie Wiesel

Peace is our gift to each other.
- Elie Wiesel

A destruction, an annihilation that only man can provoke,
only man can prevent.
- Elie Wiesel

Our obligation is to give meaning to life and in doing
so to overcome the passive,
indifferent life.
- Elie Wiesel

Mankind must remember that peace is not God's gift to his creatures;
peace is our gift to each other.
- Elie Wiesel

What does mysticism really mean? It means the way to attain knowledge.
It's close to philosophy, except in philosophy you
go horizontally while in mysticism you go vertically.
- Elie Wiesel

Once you bring life into the world, you must protect it.
We must protect it by changing the world.
- Elie Wiesel

Man, as long as he lives, is immortal.
One minute before his death he shall be immortal.
But one minute later, God wins.
- Elie Wiesel

That is my major preoccupation, memory,
the kingdom of memory.
I want to protect and enrich that kingdom,
glorify that kingdom and serve it.
- Elie Wiesel

There are victories of the soul and spirit.
Sometimes, even if you lose, you win.
- Elie Wiesel

We have to go into the despair and go beyond it,
by working and doing for somebody else,
by using it for something else.
- Elie Wiesel

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

Not to transmit an experience is to betray it.
- Elie Wiesel

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

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

Hope is like peace.
It is not a gift from God.
It is a gift only we can give one another.
- Elie Wiesel

I write to understand as much as to be understood.
- Elie Wiesel

Words can sometimes, in moments of grace,
attain the quality of deeds.
- Elie Wiesel

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

Just as despair can come to one only from other human beings,
hope, too, can be given to one only by other human beings.
- Elie Wiesel

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.
- Elie Wiesel

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.
- Elie Wiesel

If the stars should appear
but one night every thousand years
how man would marvel and stare.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Over and over I marvel at the blessings of my life:
Each year has grown better than the last.
- Lawrence Welk

I figure lots of predictions is best.
People will forget the ones I get wrong and marvel over the rest.
- Alan Cox

One travels so as to learn once more how to marvel
at life in the way a child does.
And blessed be the poet, the artist who knows how to
keep alive his sense of wonder.
- Ella Maillart

The feet of the humblest may walk in the field Where
the feet of the Holiest trod,
This, then, is the marvel to mortals revealed.
- Phillips Brooks

Life never becomes a habit to me.
It's always a marvel.
- Katherine Mansfield

I love comic book movies, and Marvel Comics obviously are the best.
- Maria Menounos

When you know what men are capable of you marvel neither
at their sublimity nor their baseness.
There are no limits in either direction apparently.
- Henry Miller

I think back and marvel that my ambitions were so small.
- Helen Reddy

The marvel of the Bhagavad-Gita is its truly beautiful
revelation of life's wisdom which enables philosophy
to blossom into religion.
- Herman Hesse

I love Marvel and the people there.
I'm glad I'm still part of it.
- Stan Lee

A marvel that has nothing to offer, democracy is at
once a nation's paradise and its tomb.
- Emile M. Cioran

Marvel books also feed into the smaller publishers
and the fact that this is happening in the same month
we're launching Ultimate Fantastic Four is no coincidence.
- Mark Millar

However, if I can expand this to Top Cow or Avatar I'm helping the sales,
however small, on my Marvel books because I'm almost
certain to pick up some new readers.
- Mark Millar

I do remember being a fan of the Marvel characters
and not liking the DC characters at all.
- Alfred Molina

You marvel at the economy and this choice of words.
How many ways can you describe the sky and the moon? After Sylvia Plath,
what can you say?
- Toni Morrison

I still marvel at how God turns dreams into reality.
- Martha Reeves

All a woman needs is a good bath, clean clothes,
and for her hair to be combed.
These things she can do herself.
I very seldom go to the hairdresser,
but when I do,
I just marvel.
- Hedy Lamarr

The endurance of the inequalities of life by the poor
is the marvel of human society.
- James Anthony Froude

And when I go to see plays, I marvel at how people can do that.
I've done it all my life, but I still find it mystical.
- Victor Garber

For me, the vast marvel is to be alive.
For man, or for flowers or beast or bird,
the supreme triumph is to be most vividly and perfectly alive.
- Al Purdy

For most people, we often marvel at the beauty of a
sunrise or the magnificence of a full moon,
but it is impossible to fathom the magnitude of the
universe that surrounds us.
- Richard H. Baker

Everything I've done is an old Marvel comic in its' own way.
- Rob Walton

People call me Wayne Wonder and it also goes back to
football because I could do mad skills with the ball
and people would marvel and wonder how I could do it.
- Wayne Wonder

If you look at Marvel Comics, there are very few Marvel
characters I would like to write.
- Garth Ennis

The marvel of all history is the patience with which
men and women submit to burdens unnecessarily laid
upon them by their governments.
- George Washington

Oh yeah, I was one of the first guys writing comic books,
I wrote Captain America, with guys like Stan Lee,
who became famous later on with Marvel Comics.
- Mickey Spillane

And I know when I was younger, and still,
I always marvel at what I feel is different from what
I'm told that I'm supposed to feel.
- Andrew McCarthy

I make a lot more off the trades and Image than Marvel.
- Robert Kirkman

But again, I put in my time with Marvel and DC so there
was that period of my life of trying to learn how to
draw and tell stories in a proper fashion.
- Todd McFarlane

Wouldn't want to write the X-Men, and I suppose the
X-Men is the ultimate Marvel comic,
and I really wouldn't want to go anywhere near it at all,
although on the other had I wouldn't mind having a
crack at something like the Punisher.
- Garth Ennis

I do like to work on a Marvel method,
so if I've got the opportunity, and the writer is happy to do it,
I like to have a writer detail what happens on a page,
but not saying what happens in every scene.
- David Lloyd

I'd begun reading Crumb shortly before that,
and other underground stuff, so that was an influence to some degree.
Of course the Marvel and DC comics, they had been my
main interests in my teenage years.
- Chester Brown

It's been the most creatively liberating thing I've
ever done and so I'm bringing some of that mad enthusiasm
to Marvel for the next couple of years as they let
me loose on some Marvel Universe titles you'll be hearing about soon.
- Mark Millar

What difference is there, do you think,
between those in Plato's cave who can only marvel at
the shadows and images of various objects,
provided they are content and don't know what they miss,
and the philosopher who has emerged from the cave and sees the real things?
- Desiderius Erasmus

I was very clear that I wanted to keep 'Thor' out of
the rest of the Marvel universe for no less than the first six issues.
And the success of the book, I think,
speaks well to that decision.
- J. Michael Straczynski

Listen, my day job is also Chief Creative Officer for Marvel,
and it's a very painful job because we publish a lot of books,
and there are things I see where I can punch people out.
Therefore, we have some new people now,
and the kids are going to read our books.
- Avi Arad

Marvel has put out good product.
DC has put out good product.
Even Image has put out good product,
as far as I'm concerned...
although it's few and far between.
But it's not getting recognized, no matter who's doing it.
- Rob Walton


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