Albert Schweitzer Quotes on life

Ethics is nothing else than reverence for life... view

By: Albert Schweitzer

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

By: Albert Schweitzer

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

By: 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... view

By: Albert Schweitzer

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

By: Albert Schweitzer

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

By: Albert Schweitzer

A man is ethical only when life, as such, is sacred to him, that of plants and animals as that of his fellow men, and when he devotes himself helpfully to all life that is in need of help... view

By: 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... view

By: Albert Schweitzer

By respect for life we become religious in a way that is elementary, profound and alive... view

By: Albert Schweitzer

If a man loses his reverence for any part of life, he will lose his reverence for all of life... view

By: 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... view

By: 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... view

By: 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... view

By: Albert Schweitzer

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

By: 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... view

By: Albert Schweitzer

My life is my argument... view

By: Albert Schweitzer

Reverence for life affords me my fundamental principle of morality... view

By: Albert Schweitzer

Reverence for life is the highest court of appeal... view

By: Albert Schweitzer

The great secret of success is to go through life as a man who never gets used up... view

By: Albert Schweitzer