Elie Wiesel: Injustice

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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, writer, Nobel laureate (b. 1928

 

 

Ernest Hemingway: Cowardice

“Cowardice, as distinguished from panic, is almost always simply a lack of ability to suspend the functioning of the imagination. Learning to suspend your imagination and live completely in the very second of the present with no before and no after is the greatest gift a soldier can acquire.”

 

 

Ernest Hemingway in Milan, 1918

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Linus Pauling: Ideas

Linus Pauling with rope

Linus Pauling with rope (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

 

The best way to have a good idea is to have lots of ideas. -Linus Pauling, chemist, peace activist, author, educator; Nobel Prize in chemistry, Nobel Peace Prize (1901-1994)

 

 

Anatole France: Vain sounds

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The finest words in the world are only vain sounds if you cannot understand them. -Anatole France, novelist, essayist, Nobel laureate (1844-1924)

True stories

 

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Some stories are true that never happened. -Elie Wiesel, writer, Nobel laureate (b. 1928)

 

 

Inner Fire

List of Nobel Peace Prize laureates

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In everyone’s life, at some time, our inner fire goes out. It is then burst into flame by an encounter with another human being. We should all be thankful for those people who rekindle the inner spirit. -Albert Schweitzer, philosopher, physician, musician, Nobel laureate (1875-1965)