Albert Schweitzer Quotes.
A good example has twice the value of good advice
Man can hardly even recognize the devils of his own creation.
Constant kindness can accomplish much. As the sun makes ice melt, kindness causes misunderstanding, mistrust, and hostility to evaporate.
Anyone who proposes to do good must not expect people to roll stones out of his way, but must accept his lot calmly, even if they roll a few stones upon it.
Ethics is nothing else than reverence for life.
The only thing of importance, when we depart, will be the traces of love we have left behind.
If a man loses his reverence for any part of life, he will lose his reverence for all of life.
The tragedy of life is what dies inside a man while he lives.
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.
Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful.
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.
You must not expect anything from others. It’s you, of yourself, of whom you must ask a lot. Only from oneself has one the right to ask everything and anything. This way it’s up to you – your own choices – what you get from others remains a present, a gift.
The willow which bends to the tempest, often escapes better than the oak which resists it; and so in great calamities, it sometimes happens that light and frivolous spirits recover their elasticity and presence of mind sooner than those of a loftier character.
The first step in the evolution of ethics is a sense of solidarity with other human beings.