103 Total Quotes

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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.
Albert Schweitzer
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Albert Schweitzer
The first step in the evolution of ethics is a sense of solidarity with other human beings.
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Albert Schweitzer
Do something for somebody everyday for which you do not get paid.
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Albert Schweitzer
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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Albert Schweitzer
Man is a clever animal who behaves like an imbecile.
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Albert Schweitzer
By respect for life we become religious in a way that is elementary, profound and alive.
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Albert Schweitzer
Ethics is nothing else than reverence for life.
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Albert Schweitzer
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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Albert Schweitzer
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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Albert Schweitzer
Do something wonderful, people may imitate it.
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Albert Schweitzer
There are two means of refuge from the miseries of life: music and cats.
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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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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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Albert Schweitzer
Until he extends his circle of compassion to include all living things, man will not himself find peace.
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Albert Schweitzer
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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Albert Schweitzer
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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Albert Schweitzer
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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Albert Schweitzer
Think occasionally of the suffering of which you spare yourself the sight.
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Albert Schweitzer
Constant kindness can accomplish much. As the sun makes ice melt, kindness causes misunderstanding, mistrust, and hostility to evaporate.
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Albert Schweitzer
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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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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Albert Schweitzer
My life is my argument.
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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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Albert Schweitzer
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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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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Albert Schweitzer
Ethics is the activity of man directed to secure the inner perfection of his own personality.
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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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John Calvin
We must remember that Satan has his miracles, too.
John Calvin
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