Albert Schweitzer - Page 2

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

A great secret of success is to go through life as a man who never gets used up.
– Albert Schweitzer

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

Life becomes harder for us when we live for others, but it also becomes richer and happier.
– Albert Schweitzer

The purpose of human life is to serve and to show compassion and the will to help others.
– Albert Schweitzer

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

Example is not the main thing in influencing others, it’s the only thing.
– 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

Humanitarianism consists in never sacrificing a human being to a purpose.
– Albert Schweitzer

From naive simplicity we arrive at more profound simplicity.
– 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 color blind.
– Albert Schweitzer

A man can do only what a man can do. But if he does that each day he can sleep at night and do it again the next day.
– Albert Schweitzer

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.
– Albert Schweitzer

Do something for somebody every day for which you do not get paid.
– Albert Schweitzer

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

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

Every patient carries her or his own doctor inside.
– Albert Schweitzer

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