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Albert Schweitzer
One who gains strength by overcoming obstacles possesses the only strength which can overcome adversity.
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#Adversity #French Theologian

Albert Schweitzer
Sometimes our light goes out but is blown into flame by another human being. Each of us owes deepest thanks to those who have rekindled this light.
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Albert Schweitzer
The tragedy of life is what dies inside a man while he lives.
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#French Theologian #Life

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Until he extends his circle of compassion to include all living things, man will not himself find peace.
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#French Theologian #Compassion

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Until he extends the circle of his compassion to all living things, man will not himself find peace. - The Philosophy of Civilization.
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#Civilization

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We are all so much together, but we are all dying of loneliness
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#Loneliness

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The only ones among you who will be really happy are those who will have sought and found how to serve.
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Albert Schweitzer
Life becomes harder for us when we live for others, but it also becomes richer and happier.
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#French Theologian #Life

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A man is truly ethical only when he obeys the compulsion to help all life which he is able to assist, and shrinks from injuring anything that lives.
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#French Theologian

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Example is not the main thing in influencing others, it's the only thing
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#Example

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Humanitarianism consists in never sacrificing a human being to a purpose
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#Purpose

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The highest proof of the spirit is love. Love the eternal thing which can already on earth possess as it really is.
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#French Theologian #Earth

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Think occasionally of the suffering of which you spare yourself the sight.
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#French Theologian #Suffering

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Constant kindness can accomplish much. As the sun makes ice melt, kindness causes misunderstanding, mistrust, and hostility to evaporate.
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#French Theologian #Causes

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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.
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#French Theologian #Ethics

Albert Schweitzer
Let me give you a definition of ethics: It is good to maintain and further life it is bad to damage and destroy life.
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#French Theologian #Ethics

Albert Schweitzer
I have always held firmly to the thought that each one of us can do a little to bring some portion of misery to an end.
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#French Theologian

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
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#Destiny

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Just as the wave cannot exist for itself, but is ever a part of the heaving surface of the ocean, so must I never live my life for itself, but always in the experience which is going on around me.
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#French Theologian