Facts about Simon Wiesenthal

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Simon Wiesenthal was a famous Activist from Austria, who lived between December 31, 1908 and September 20, 2005.

Our collection contains 18 quotes who is written / told by Simon.

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Famous quotes by Simon Wiesenthal (18)


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"The schools would fail through their silence, the Church through its forgiveness, and the home through the denial and silence of the parents. The new generation has to hear what the older generation refuses to tell it"
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"Technology without hatred can be a blessing. Technology with hatred is always a disaster"
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"Discovering witnesses is just as important as catching criminals"
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"There is no denying that Hitler and Stalin are alive today... they are waiting for us to forget, because this is what makes possible the resurrection of these two monsters"
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"God must have been on leave during the Holocaust"
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"When history looks back, I want people to know that the Nazis could not kill millions of people with impunity"
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"The end was surely near. The Nazis killed you only when you were naked, because they knew, psychologically, that naked people never resist"
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"The combination of hatred and technology is the greatest danger threatening mankind"
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"Survival is a privilege which entails obligations. I am forever asking myself what I can do for those who have not survived"
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"For your benefit, learn from our tragedy. It is not a written law that the next victims must be Jews. It can also be other people"
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"We know that we are not collectively guilty, so how can we accuse any other nation, no matter what some of its people have done, of being collectively guilty?"
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"I know I am not only the bad conscience of the Nazis. I am also the bad conscience of the Jews. Because what I have taken up as my duty was everybody's duty"
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"Humour is the weapon of unarmed people: it helps people who are oppressed to smile at the situation that pains them"
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"Justice for crimes against humanity must have no limitations"
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"For evil to flourish, it only requires good men to do nothing"
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"What connects two thousand years of genocide? Too much power in too few hands"
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"Violence is like a weed - it does not die even in the greatest drought"
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"The history of man is the history of crimes, and history can repeat. So information is a defence. Through this we can build, we must build, a defence against repetition"


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