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40 Famous Quotes by Albert Schweitzer
1/14/1875 - 9/4/1965
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Dr. Albert Schweitzer
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A good example has twice the value of good advice

Example Quotes, by Albert Schweitzer

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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. Thanks to Ellen Fletcher -Albert Schweitzer.

Inspiring Quotes, by Albert Schweitzer

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

Cats Quotes, by Albert Schweitzer

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

Mystery Quotes, by Albert Schweitzer

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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.

Night Quotes, by Albert Schweitzer

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

Nature Quotes, by Albert Schweitzer

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

Animals Quotes, by Albert Schweitzer

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

Ecology Quotes, by Albert Schweitzer

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Serious illness doesn't bother me for long because I am too inhospitable a host.

Illness Quotes, by 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.

Misery Quotes, by Albert Schweitzer

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The time will come when public opinion will no longer tolerate amusements based on the mistreatment and killing of animals. The time will come, but when? When will we reach the point that hunting, the pleasure in killing animals for sport, will be regarded as a mental aberration?

Opinions Quotes, by Albert Schweitzer

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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.

Optimism Quotes, by Albert Schweitzer

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Renunciation of thinking is a declaration of spiritual bankruptcy. - Out of My Life and Thoughts.

Renunciation Quotes, by Albert Schweitzer

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

Solidarity Quotes, by Albert Schweitzer

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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.

Time Quotes, by Albert Schweitzer

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

Kindness Quotes, by Albert Schweitzer

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It is a man's sympathy with all creatures that truly makes him a man. Until he extends his circle of compassion to all living things, man himself will not find peace.

Compassion Quotes, by Albert Schweitzer

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From naive simplicity we arrive at more profound simplicity.

Simplicity Quotes, by Albert Schweitzer

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Truth has no special time of its own. Its hour is now-always.

Inspirational Quotes, by Albert Schweitzer

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Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.

Inspirational Quotes, by Albert Schweitzer

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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.

Inspirational Quotes, by 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.

Ethics Quotes, by Albert Schweitzer

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The future of civilization depends on our overcoming the meaninglessness and hopelessness that characterizes the thoughts of men today. -Albert Schweitzer.

Inspiring Quotes, by Albert Schweitzer

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The awareness that we are all human beings together has become lost in war and through politics.

Man Quotes, by Albert Schweitzer

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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.

Morality Quotes, by Albert Schweitzer

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