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Albert Schweitzer

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

“There are two means of refuge from the misery of life — music and cats.” -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

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

“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

“Think occasionally of the suffering of which you spare yourself the sight.” -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

“Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.” -Albert Schweitzer

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

 

“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

 

“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

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

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

“Man is a clever animal who behaves like an imbecile.” -Albert Schweitzer

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

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

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

“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.” -Albert Schweitzer

“The the question whether I am a pessimist or an optimist, I answer that my knowledge is pessimistic, but my willing and hope are optimistic.”- Albert Schweitzer

“O heavenly Father, protect and bless all things that have breath: guard them from all evil and let them sleep in peace.”- Albert Schweitzer

“Seek always to do some good, somewhere… Even if it’s a little thing, so something for those that need help, something for which you get no pay but the privilege of doing it.” -Albert Schweitzer

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

“Constant kindness can accomplish much. As the sun makes ice melt, kindness causes misunderstanding, mistrust, and hostility to evaporate.”
-Albert Schweitzer

“Man can no longer live for himself alone. We must realize that all life is valuable and that we are united to all life. From this knowledge comes our spiritual relationship with the universe.” – Albert Schweitzer

“The purpose of human life is to serve and to show compassion and the will to help others.”- 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

“Sometimes our light goes out but is blown again into flame by an encounter with another human being. Each of us owes the deepest thanks to those who have rekindled this inner light.” -Albert Schweitzer

“Wherever you turn, you can find someone who needs you. Even if it is a little thing, do something for which there is no pay but the privilege of doing it. Remember, you don’t live in a world all of your own.” -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

“The doctor of the future will be oneself.”- 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 demands of Jesus are difficult because they require us to do something extraordinary. At the same time He asks us to regard these [acts of goodness] as something usual, ordinary.” -Albert Schweitzer

“Soldiers’ graves are the greatest preachers of peace.” -Albert Schweitzer

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

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

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

“Everyone must work to live, but the purpose of life is to serve and to show compassion and the will to help others. Only then have we ourselves become true human beings.” -Albert Schweitzer

“The interior joy we feel when we have done a good deed is the nourishment the soul requires.”- Albert Schweitzer

“As soon as man does not take his existence for granted, but beholds it as something unfathomably mysterious, thought begins.” -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

“Man has the lost the capacity to foresee and to forestall. He will end up destroying the earth.” -Albert Schweitzer

 

“You must give 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

“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

“As we acquire knowledge, things do not become more comprehensible, but more mysterious.” -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

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