• Albert Schweitzer Quotes part 1 - Famous Author

Albert Schweitzer Quotes part 1 - Famous Author

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Albert Schweitzer (January 14 1875 – September 4 1965) was a German philosopher, philanthropist, physician, theologian, missionary, and musicologist; who received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1952.

 

Albert Schweitzer

Albert Schweitzer Quotes

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

Albert Schweitzer

 

2. “There are two means of refuge from the misery of life — music and cats.” 

Albert Schweitzer

 

3. “If you love something so much let it go. If it comes back it was meant to be; if it doesn't it never was” 

Albert Schweitzer

 

4. “Until he extends the circle of his compassion to all living things, man will not himself find peace.” 

Albert Schweitzer

 

5. “Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful.” 

Albert Schweitzer

 

6. “Eventually all things fall into place. Until then, laugh at the confusion, live for the moments, and know EVERYTHING HAPPENS FOR A REASON.” 

Albert Schweitzer

 

7. “Think occasionally of the suffering of which you spare yourself the sight.” 

Albert Schweitzer

 

8. “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

 

9. “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

 

10. “Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.” 

Albert Schweitzer

 

11. “We must fight against the spirit of unconscious cruelty with which we treat the animals. Animals suffer as much as we do. True humanity does not allow us to impose such sufferings on them. It is our duty to make the whole world recognize it. Until we extend our circle of compassion to all living things, humanity will not find peace.” 

Albert Schweitzer

 

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

Albert Schweitzer

 

13. “Constant kindness can accomplish much. As the sun makes ice melt, kindness causes misunderstanding, mistrust, and hostility to evaporate. ” 

Albert Schweitzer

 

14. “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

 

15. “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.” 

Albert Schweitzer

 

16. “We are all so much together, but we are all dying of loneliness.” 

Albert Schweitzer

 

17. “The only thing of importance, when we depart, will be the traces of love we have left behind.” 

Albert Schweitzer

 

18. “Man is a clever animal who behaves like an imbecile.” 

Albert Schweitzer

 

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

Albert Schweitzer

 

20. “A man does not have to be an angel to be a saint.” 

Albert Schweitzer

 

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