Albert Schweitzer Quotes.
If you own something you cannot give away, then you don’t own it, it owns you.
Not one of us knows what effect his life produces, and what he gives to others; that is hidden from us and must remain so, though we are often allowed to see some little fraction of it, so that we may not lose courage.
By respect for life we become religious in a way that is elementary, profound and alive.
Man is a clever animal who behaves like an imbecile.
The tragedy of life is what dies inside a man while he lives.
You must not expect anything from others. It’s you, of yourself, of whom you must ask a lot. Only from oneself has one the right to ask everything and anything. This way it’s up to you – your own choices – what you get from others remains a present, a gift.
Think occasionally of the suffering of which you spare yourself the sight.
The first step in the evolution of ethics is a sense of solidarity with other human beings.
The great secret of success is to go through life as a man who never gets used up.
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.
A great secret of success is to go through life as a man who never gets used up.
I wanted to be a doctor that I might be able to work without having to talk because for years I had been giving myself out in words.
Ethics is nothing else than reverence for life.
Man has lost the capacity to foresee and to forestall. He will end by destroying the earth.
The highest proof of the spirit is love. Love the eternal thing which can already on earth possess as it really is.
Seek always to do some good, somewhere… Even if it’s a little thing, so something for those that need help, something for which you get no pay but the privilege of doing it.
My life is my argument.