Current circumstances in this country - and indeed around the world - demand we demonstrate the courage demonstrated by these words of Elie Weisel. It is certainly easier to offer the encouragement of our words but sit back and let others do the work of protesting. Now is not the time for that posture.
Bad things happen when caring people do nothing. That's at least partially why we're in the mess we're in. So prepare yourself to stand shoulder to shoulder with other caring people when you are asked to do so. The survival of our democracy may depend on it.