Quotation Explorer - 'Albert Schweitzer'

Reverence for life brings us into a spiritual relation with the world which is independent of all knowledge of the universe. - Albert Schweitzer
Grow into your ideals so that life cannot rob you of them. - Albert Schweitzer
Happiness is nothing more than good health and a bad memory. - Albert Schweitzer
Das Glück ist das einzige, das sich verdoppelt, wenn man es teilt. - Albert Schweitzer
A great secret of success is to go through life as a man who never gets used up. - Albert Schweitzer
Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing. - Albert Schweitzer
the tragedy of life is not that we die, but is rather, what dies inside a man while he lives. - Albert Schweitzer
Every patient carries her or his own doctor inside. - Albert Schweitzer
Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being. - Albert Schweitzer
Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing. - Albert Schweitzer
The interior joy we feel when we have done a good deed is the nourishment the soul requires. - Albert Schweitzer
A man does not have to be an angel to be a saint. - Albert Schweitzer
Man must cease attributing his problems to his environment, and learn again to exercise his will - his personal responsibility in the realm of faith and morals. - Albert Schweitzer
Truth has no special time of its own. Its hour is now -- always. - Albert Schweitzer
A man does not have to be an angel in order to be a saint. - Albert Schweitzer
You must give some time to your fellow men. Even if it's a little thing, do something for others - something for which you get no pay but the privilege of doing it. - Albert Schweitzer
Therefore search and see if there is not some place where you may invest your humanity. - Albert Schweitzer
Until he extends his circle of compassion to include all living things, man will not himself find peace. - Albert Schweitzer
I don't know what your destiny will be, but one thing I do know: the only ones among you who will be really happy are those who have sought and found how to serve. - Albert Schweitzer
Truth has not special time of its own. Its hour is now -- always and indeed then most truly when it seems unsuitable to actual circumstances. - Albert Schweitzer
The spirit of the age is filled with the disdain for thinking. - Albert Schweitzer
A man can only do what he can do. But if he does that each day he can sleep at night and do it again the next day. - Albert Schweitzer
There are two means of refuge from the misery of life music and cats. - 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
It's not enough merely to exist. Every man has to seek in his own way to make his own self more noble and to relize his own true worth. - Albert Schweitzer
An optimist is a person who sees a green light everywhere, while a pessimist sees only the red stoplight. . . The truly wise person is colorblind. - Albert Schweitzer
There are only three ways to teach a child. The first is by example, the second is by example, the third is by example. - Albert Schweitzer
The doctor of the future will be oneself. - Albert Schweitzer
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 have sought and found how to serve. - Albert Schweitzer
The thinking (person) must oppose all cruel customs, no matter how deeply rooted in tradition and surrounded by a halo. When we have a choice, we must avoid bringing torment and injury into the life of another. - Albert Schweitzer
Think occasionally of the suffering of which you spare yourself the sight. - Albert Schweitzer
Constant kindness can accomplish much. As the sun makes ice melt, kindness causes misunderstanding, mistrust and hostility to evaporate. - Albert Schweitzer
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
Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful. - Albert Schweitzer
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. - Albert Schweitzer
Until he extends the circle of his compassion to all living things, man will not himself find peace. - 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
You don't live in a world all alone. Your brothers are here too. - Albert Schweitzer
Ethics, too, are nothing but reverence for life. That is what gives me the fundamental principle of morality, namely, that good consists in maintaining, promoting, and enhancing life, and that destroying, injuring, and limiting life are evil. - Albert Schweitzer
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. - Albert Schweitzer
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
Man is a clever animal who behaves like an imbecile. - Albert Schweitzer
Whoever is spared personal pain must feel himself called to help in diminishing the pain of others. We must all carry our share of the misery which lies upon the world. - Albert Schweitzer
A man does not have to be an angel in order to be saint. - Albert Schweitzer
The Jesus of Nazareth who came forward publicly as the Messiah...and died to give his work its final consecration never existed. ["Modern Christian Thought: The twentieth century, Volume 2" by James C. Livingston, Francis Schüssler Fiorenza, p.13] - Albert Schweitzer
As we know life in ourselves we want to understand life in the universe in order to enter into harmony with it. - Albert Schweitzer
O heavenly Father,protect and bless all thingsthat have breath: guard themfrom all evil and let them sleep in peace. - Albert Schweitzer
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