Albert Schweitzer Quotes

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Albert Schweitzer

"Life becomes harder for us when we live for others, but it also becomes richer and happier." Albert Schweitzer
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"The highest proof of the spirit is love. Love the eternal thing which can already on earth possess as it really is." Albert Schweitzer
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"Think occasionally of the suffering of which you spare yourself the sight." Albert Schweitzer
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"I can do no other than be reverent before everything that is called life. I can do no other than to have compassion for all that is called life. That is the beginning and the foundation of all ethics." Albert Schweitzer
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"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
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"My life is my argument." Albert Schweitzer
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"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." Albert Schweitzer
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"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
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"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
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"By having a reverence for life, we enter into a spiritual relation with the world By practicing reverence for life we become good, deep, and alive." Albert Schweitzer
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"Ethics is the activity of man directed to secure the inner perfection of his own personality." Albert Schweitzer
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"Seek always to do some good, somewhere. Every man has to seek in his own way to realize his true worth. You must give some time to your fellow man. For remember, you don't live in a world all your own. Your brothers are here too." Albert Schweitzer
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"To educate yourself for the feeling of gratitude means to take nothing for granted, but to always seek out and value the kindness that stands behind the action. Nothing that is done for you is a matter of course. Everything originates in a will for t" Albert Schweitzer
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"Very little of the great cruelty shown by men can really be attributed to cruel instinct. Most of it comes from thoughtlessness or inherited habit. Extract from 'Memories of childhood and youth.'" Albert Schweitzer
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"As we acquire more knowldege, things do not become more comprehensible, but more mysterious." Albert Schweitzer
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"A man is ethical only when life, as such, is sacred to him, that of plants and animals as that of his fellow men, and when he devotes himself helpfully to all life that is in need of help." Albert Schweitzer
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"Man has lost the capacity to foresee and to forestall. He will end by destroying the earth." Albert Schweitzer
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"Man's ethics must not end with man, but should extend to the universe. He must regain the consciousness of the great Chain of Life from which he cannot be separated. He must understand that all creation has its value... Life should only be negated wh" Albert Schweitzer
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"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
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"Our civilization lacks humane feeling. We are humans who are insufficiently humane! We must realize that and seek to find a new spirit. We have lost the sight of this ideal because we are solely occupied with thoughts of men instead of remembering th" Albert Schweitzer
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"The quiet conscience is an invention of the devil." Albert Schweitzer
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Documents that Mention Albert Schweitzer

Robb Zerr - April 04, 2012 , Albert Schweitzer


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