Albert Schweitzer

Albert Schweitzer

Albert Schweitzer (14 January 1875 – 4 September 1965) was a French-German theologian, organist, philosopher, and physician. He was born in the German province of Alsace-Lorraine. He received the 1952 Nobel Peace Prize for his philosophy of "Reverence for Life".

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Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing you will be successful.

Sometimes our light goes out but is blown into flame by another human being. Each of us owes deepest thanks to those who have rekindled this light.

There are two means of refuge from the miseries of life: music and cats.

Everything deep is also simple and can be reproduced simply, as long as its reference to the whole truth is maintained. But what matters is not what is witty, but what is true.

A man does not have to be an angel in order to be saint.

We cannot possibly let ourselves get frozen into regarding everyone we do not know as an absolute stranger.

Example is leadership.

Happiness is nothing more than good health and a bad memory.

Man has lost the capacity to foresee and to forestall. He will end by destroying the earth.

I don't know what your destiny will be, but one thing I know: the only ones among you who will be really happy are those who will have sought and found how to serve.

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

The highest proof of the spirit is love. Love the eternal thing which can already on earth possess as it really is.

Compassion in which all ethics must take root can only attain its full breadth and depth if it embraces all living creatures and does not limit itself to mankind.

I have always held firmly to the thought that each one of us can do a little to bring some portion of misery to an end.

Just as the wave cannot exist for itself but is ever a part of the heaving surface of the ocean so must I never live my life for itself but always in the experience which is going on around me.

By respect for life we become religious in a way that is elementary profound and alive.

Wherever a man turns he can find someone who needs him.

At times our own light goes out and is rekindled by a spark from another person. Each of us has cause to think with deep gratitude of those who have lighted the flame within us.

Ethics is the activity of man directed to secure the inner perfection of his own personality.

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

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