Albert Schweitzer Quotes.
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.
Man has lost the capacity to foresee and to forestall. He will end by destroying the earth.
One thing I know: the only ones among you who will be really happy are those who will have sought and found how to serve.
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.
Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful.
One person can and does make a difference.
There are two means of refuge from the miseries of life: music and cats.
Until he extends his circle of compassion to include all living things, man will not himself find peace.
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.
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.
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.
Knowing all truth is less than doing a little bit of good.
You ask me for a motto. Here it is: SERVICE.
I wanted to be a doctor that I might be able to work without having to talk because for years I had been giving myself out in words.
Man must cease attributing his problems to his environment, and learn again to exercise his will – his personal responsibility in the realm of faith and morals.
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.
The great secret of success is to go through life as a man who never gets used up.