11. Night

by Elie Wiesel

How can this be true?

From his Nobel Peace Prize acceptance speech:

" And then I explained to him how naive we were, that the world did know and remained silent. And that is why I swore never to be silent... We must take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented. Sometimes we must interfere..."

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