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Albert Schweitzer
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.
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#French Theologian #Life

Albert Schweitzer
Ethics is the activity of man directed to secure the inner perfection of his own personality.
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#French Theologian #Ethics

Albert Schweitzer
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.
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#French Theologian #Giving

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Only those who respect the personality of others can be of real use to them
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#inspirational

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To educate yourself for the feeling of gratitude means to take nothing for granted, but to always seek out and value the kindness that stands behind the action. Nothing that is done for you is a matter of course. Everything originates in a will for t
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#Gratitude

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There are no heroes of action: only heroes of renunciation and suffering - Out of My Life and Thoughts.
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#Hero

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A man is ethical only when life, as such, is sacred to him, that of plants and animals as that of his fellow men, and when he devotes himself helpfully to all life that is in need of help.
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#French Theologian #Animals

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Man has lost the capacity to foresee and to forestall. He will end by destroying the earth.
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#French Theologian #Earth

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Man's ethics must not end with man, but should extend to the universe. He must regain the consciousness of the great Chain of Life from which he cannot be separated. He must understand that all creation has its value... Life should only be negated wh
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#Consciousness

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Whoever is spared personal pain must feel himself called to help in diminishing the pain of others. We must all carry our share of the misery which lies upon the world.
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#French Theologian

Albert Schweitzer
Our civilization lacks humane feeling. We are humans who are insufficiently humane! We must realize that and seek to find a new spirit. We have lost the sight of this ideal because we are solely occupied with thoughts of men instead of remembering th
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#Civilization

Albert Schweitzer
The quiet conscience is an invention of the devil.
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#Conscience

Albert Schweitzer
The only progress that knowledge allows is in enabling us to describe more and more in detail the world we see and its evolution. What matters in a world-view is to grasp the meaning and purpose of everything, and that we cannot do.
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#Knowledge

Albert Schweitzer
Example is not the main thing in influencing others, it is the only thing.
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#Example #Top 100 #Famous #Leadership #Influence #Pearls of Wisdom

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We cannot possibly let ourselves get frozen into regarding everyone we do not know as an absolute stranger.
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#French Theologian

Albert Schweitzer
The human spirit is not dead. It lives on in secret... It has come to believed that 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.-
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#Compassion

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Because I have confidence in the power of truths and of spirit, I believe in the future of mankind.- The Philosophy of Civilization.
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#Future

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

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Our age is bent on trying to make the barren tree of skepticism fruitful by tying the fruits of truth on its branches.
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#Age And Aging

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To the question whether I am a pessimist or an optimist, I answer that my knowledge is pessimistic, but my willing and hoping are optimistic
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#Knowledge