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Albert Schweitzer Quotes

Albert Schweitzer
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.
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#French Theologian #Fire

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The purpose of human life is to serve and to show compassion and the will to help others.
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#Quote of the Day #Life #Compassion #inspirational #Kindness

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The first step in the evolution of ethics is a sense of solidarity with other human beings.
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#French Theologian #Ethics

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Man must cease attributing his problems to his environment, and learn again to exercise his will - his personal responsibility in the realm of faith and morals
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#Environment

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Do something for somebody everyday for which you do not get paid.
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#French Theologian

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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?
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#Animals

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Revenge... is like a rolling stone, which, when a man hath forced up a hill, will return upon him with a greater violence, and break those bones whose sinews gave it motion.
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#French Theologian #Man

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Man is a clever animal who behaves like an imbecile.
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#French Theologian #Animals

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By respect for life we become religious in a way that is elementary, profound and alive.
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#French Theologian #Life

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Ethics is nothing else than reverence for life.
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#French Theologian #Ethics

Albert Schweitzer
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.
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#Optimism

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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.
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#Friends Or Friendship #French Theologian

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Never say there is nothing beautiful in the world anymore. There is always something to make you wonder in the shape of a tree, the trembling of a leaf.
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#French Theologian #Beauty

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

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Do something wonderful, people may imitate it.
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#French Theologian #Achievement

Albert Schweitzer
There are two means of refuge from the miseries of life: music and cats.
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#French Theologian #Animals