Albert Schweitzer Quotes

26 Albert Schweitzer quotes:

"The human spirit is not dead. It lives on in secret... It has come to believed that 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 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"
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"As we acquire more knowledge, things do not become more comprehensible, but more mysterious."
"Happiness? That's nothing more than a good health and a poor memory."
"Happiness? That's nothing more than health and a poor memory."
"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"
"Until he extends the circle of his compassion to all living things, man will not himself find peace. - The Philosophy of Civilization."
"Reverence for life affords me my fundamental principle of morality, namely that good consists in maintaining, assisting, and enhancing life, and that to destroy, to harm, or to hinder life is evil"
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"Example is not the main thing in influencing others, it's the only thing"
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"Example is not the main thing in influencing others, it is the only thing."
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"Through the power which we win over the forces of nature we get also a gruesome kind of power over our fellow human beings. - Out of My Life and Thoughts."
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"Our age is bent on trying to make the barren tree of skepticism fruitful by tying the fruits of truth on its branches."
"The quiet conscience is an invention of the devil."
"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."
"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"
"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"
"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"
"To the question whether I am a pessimist or an optimist, I answer that my knowledge is pessimistic, but my willing and hoping are optimistic"
"As we acquire more knowledge, things do not become more comprehensible but more mysterious."
"It is a man's sympathy with all creatures that first makes him truly a man."
Author: Schweitzer Quotes Category: Man Quotes

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