Albert Schweitzer Quotes

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

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

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

From naive simplicity we arrive at more profound simplicity. Albert Schweitzer

One who gains strength by overcoming obstacles possesses the only strength which can overcome adversity. 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

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

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

Do something wonderful, people may imitate it. Albert Schweitzer

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

Example is leadership. Albert Schweitzer

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. Albert Schweitzer

Do not let Sunday be taken from you…If your soul has no Sunday, it becomes an orphan. Albert Schweitzer

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

A man does not have to be an angel in order to be saint. Albert Schweitzer