Albert Schweitzer Quotes

Albert Schweitzer Quotes

Albert Schweitzer Quotes


“The purpose of human life is to serve, and to show compassion and the will to help others.” – Albert Schweitzer


“Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being.” – Albert Schweitzer


“The tragedy of life is what dies inside a man while he lives.” – Albert Schweitzer


“There are two means of refuge from the misery of life – music and cats.” – Albert Schweitzer


“One who gains strength by overcoming obstacles possesses the only strength which can overcome adversity.” – Albert Schweitzer


“If you love something so much let it go. If it comes back it was meant to be; if it doesn’t it never was” – Albert Schweitzer


“Do not let Sunday be taken from you. If your soul has no Sunday, it becomes an orphan.” – Albert Schweitzer


“Until he extends the circle of his compassion to all living things, man will not himself find peace.” – Albert Schweitzer


“Happiness is nothing more than good health and a bad memory.” – Albert Schweitzer


“Eventually all things fall into place. Until then, laugh at the confusion, live for the moments, and know everything happens for a reason.” – Albert Schweitzer


“Ethics is nothing else than reverence for life.” – Albert Schweitzer


“The only thing of importance, when we depart, will be the traces of love we have left behind.” – Albert Schweitzer


“Example is leadership.” – Albert Schweitzer


“A man does not have to be an angel to be a saint.” – Albert Schweitzer


“Do something for somebody everyday for which you do not get paid.” – Albert Schweitzer


“In the hopes of reaching the moon men fail to see the flowers that blossom at their feet.” – Albert Schweitzer


“Do something wonderful, people may imitate it.” – Albert Schweitzer


“He who does not reflect his life back to God in gratitude does not know himself.” – Albert Schweitzer


“If a man loses his reverence for any part of life, he will lose his reverence for all of life.” – Albert Schweitzer


“The greatest discovery of any generation is that human beings can alter their lives by altering the attitudes of their minds.” – Albert Schweitzer


“The first step in the evolution of ethics is a sense of solidarity with other human beings.” – Albert Schweitzer


“The tragedy in a man’s life is what dies inside of him while he lives.” – Albert Schweitzer


“Think occasionally of the suffering of which you spare yourself the sight.” – Albert Schweitzer


“True philosophy must start from the most immediate and comprehensive fact of consciousness: ‘I am life that wants to live, in the midst of life that wants to live” – Albert Schweitzer


“Let me give you a definition of ethics: It is good to maintain and further life it is bad to damage and destroy life.” – Albert Schweitzer


“Anyone who proposes to do good must not expect people to roll stones out of his way, but must accept his lot calmly if they even roll a few more upon it.” – Albert Schweitzer


“We are all so much together, but we are all dying of loneliness.” – Albert Schweitzer


“No ray of sunshine is ever lost but the green that it awakens takes time to sprout, and it is not always given the sower to see the harvest.” – Albert Schweitzer


“The true worth of a man is not to be found in man himself, but in the colours and textures that come alive in others.” – Albert Schweitzer


“I am life that wants to live, in the midst of life that wants to live.” – Albert Schweitzer


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