Quotes of Albert Schweitzer

“ You must give some time to your fellow men. Even if it's a little thing, do something for others - something for which you get no pay but the privilege of doing it. ”

- Albert Schweitzer

“ Happiness is nothing more than good health and a bad memory. ”

- Albert Schweitzer

“ Every patient carries her or his own doctor inside. ”

- Albert Schweitzer

“ Happiness is nothing more than good health and a bad memory. ”

- Albert Schweitzer

“ Ethics, too, are nothing but reverence for life. That is what gives me the fundamental principle of morality, namely, that good consists in maintaining, promoting, and enhancing life, and that destroying, injuring, and limiting life are evil. ”

- Albert Schweitzer

“ A great secret of success is to go through life as a man who never gets used up. ”

- Albert Schweitzer

“ A man can only do what he can do. But if he does that each day he can sleep at night and do it again the next day. ”

- Albert Schweitzer

“ Do something wonderful, people may imitate it. ”

- Albert Schweitzer

“ My life is my argument. ”

- Albert Schweitzer

“ The purpose of human life is to serve and to show compassion and the will to help others. ”

- Albert Schweitzer

“ Reverence for life is the highest court of appeal. ”

- Albert Schweitzer

“ The tragedy of life is what dies inside a man while he lives. ”

- Albert Schweitzer

“ My life is my argument. ”

- Albert Schweitzer

“ Life becomes harder for us when we live for others, but it also becomes richer and happier. ”

- Albert Schweitzer

“ Do something wonderful, people may imitate it. ”

- Albert Schweitzer

“ Ethics is nothing else than reverence for life. ”

- Albert Schweitzer

“ Happiness? That’s nothing more than health and a poor memory. ”

- Albert Schweitzer

“ Train yourself never to put off the word or action for the expression of gratitude. ”

- Albert Schweitzer

“ Think with great gratitude of those who have lighted the flame within us. ”

- Albert Schweitzer

“ One who gains strength by overcoming obstacles possesses the only strength which can overcome adversity. ”

- Albert Schweitzer

“ A great secret of success is to go through life as a man who never gets used up. ”

- Albert Schweitzer

“ There are two means of refuge from the miseries of life: music and cats. ”

- Albert Schweitzer

“ Joy, sorrow, tears, lamentation, laughter – to all these music gives voice, but in such a way that we are transported from the world of unrest to a world of peace, and see reality in a new way, as if we were sitting by a mountain lake and contemplating hills and woods and clouds in the tranquil and fathomless water. ”

- Albert Schweitzer

“ Do something for somebody everyday for which you do not get paid. ”

- Albert Schweitzer

“ Happiness is nothing more than good health and a bad memory. ”

- Albert Schweitzer

“ In the hopes of reaching the moon men fail to see the flowers that blossom at their feet. ”

- Albert Schweitzer

“ Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being. ”

- Albert Schweitzer

“ The fundamental rights of [humanity] are, first: the right of habitation; second, the right to move freely; third, the right to the soil and subsoil, and to the use of it; fourth, the right of freedom of labor and of exchange; fifth, the right to justice; sixth, the right to live within a natural national organization; and seventh, the right to education. ”

- Albert Schweitzer

“ Humanitarianism consists in never sacrificing a human being to a purpose. ”

- Albert Schweitzer

“ Train yourself never to put off the word or action for the expression of gratitude. ”

- Albert Schweitzer
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