Albert Schweitzer

1875 - 1965

A Quote by Dr. Albert Schweitzer

It is not always granted to the sower to see the harvest.

Albert Schweitzer (1875 - 1965)

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A Quote by Dr. Albert Schweitzer on circumstances, time, and truth

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 (1875 - 1965)

Source: Out of My Life and Thought, 1949

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A Quote by Dr. Albert Schweitzer on nobility and worth

Every man has to seek in his own way to make his own self more noble and to realize his own true worth.

Albert Schweitzer (1875 - 1965)

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A Quote by Dr. Albert Schweitzer on darkness and people

When people have light in themselves, it will shine out from them. Then we get to know each other as we walk together in the darkness, without needing to pass our hands over each other's faces, or to intrude into each other's hearts.

Albert Schweitzer (1875 - 1965)

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A Quote by Dr. Albert Schweitzer on adversity, obstacles, overcoming, and strength

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

Albert Schweitzer (1875 - 1965)

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A Quote by Dr. Albert Schweitzer on beginning, life, order, spirituality, and value

Affirmation of life is the spiritual act by which man ceases to live unreflectively and begins to devote himself to his life with reverence in order to raise it to its true value. To affirm life is to deepen, to make more inward, and to exalt the will to live.

Albert Schweitzer (1875 - 1965)

Source: Out of My Life and Thought, 1949

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A Quote by Dr. Albert Schweitzer on compassion, life, and peace

Until he extends his circle of compassion to all living things, man will not himself find peace.

Albert Schweitzer (1875 - 1965)

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A Quote by Dr. Albert Schweitzer on angels, order, and saints

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

Albert Schweitzer (1875 - 1965)

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A Quote by Dr. Albert Schweitzer on good, happiness, health, and memory

Happiness? That's nothing more than good health and a poor memory.

Albert Schweitzer (1875 - 1965)

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A Quote by Dr. Albert Schweitzer on sympathy

It is man's sympathy with all creatures that first makes him truly a man.

Albert Schweitzer (1875 - 1965)

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