Albert Schweitzer

1875 - 1965

A Quote by Dr. Albert Schweitzer on purpose, compassion, help, and serve

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

Albert Schweitzer (1875 - 1965)

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A Quote by Dr. Albert Schweitzer on make a difference, contribution, no man is an island, and giving

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.

Albert Schweitzer (1875 - 1965)

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A Quote by Dr. Albert Schweitzer on optimist, pessimist, optimism, pessimism, wise, and wisdom

An optimist is a person who sees a green light everywhere, while the pessimist sees only the red stoplight. The truly wise person is colorblind.

Albert Schweitzer (1875 - 1965)

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A Quote by Dr. Albert Schweitzer on simple, simplicity, simply, truth, and true

Everything deep is also simple and can be reproduced simply as long as its reference to the whole truth is maintained. But what matters is not what is witty but what is true.

Albert Schweitzer (1875 - 1965)

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A Quote by Dr. Albert Schweitzer on health, body, and wellness

Every patient carries her or his own doctor inside.

Albert Schweitzer (1875 - 1965)

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A Quote by Dr. Albert Schweitzer on compassion, animals, humankind, and mankind

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.

Albert Schweitzer (1875 - 1965)

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A Quote by Dr. Albert Schweitzer on life, reverence, and spiritual

By having a reverence for life, we enter into a spiritual relation with the world. By practicing reverence for life we become good, deep, and alive.

Albert Schweitzer (1875 - 1965)

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A Quote by Dr. Albert Schweitzer on respect life, compassion, ethics, and rules to live by

I can do no other than be reverent before everything that is called life. I can do no other than to have compassion for all that is called life. That is the beginning and the foundation of all ethics.

Albert Schweitzer (1875 - 1965)

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A Quote by Dr. Albert Schweitzer on leadership

Example is leadership.

Albert Schweitzer (1875 - 1965)

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A Quote by Dr. Albert Schweitzer on day, life, and mind

Late upon the third day, at the very moment when, at sunset . . . there flashed upon my mind, unforseen and unsought, the phrase 'Reverence for Life'.

Albert Schweitzer (1875 - 1965)

Source: Out of My Life and Thought, 1949

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