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Elie Wiesel Quotes: There may be times when we are powerless to prevent injustice, but there must never be a time when we fail to protest.
         

There may be times when we are powerless to prevent injustice, but there must never be a time when we fail to protest.


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This page presents the quote "There may be times when we are powerless to prevent injustice, but there must never be a time when we fail to protest.". Author of this quote is Elie Wiesel. This quote is about justice, activism, philosophy, ethics,.