1875-1965, German Born Medical Missionary, Theologian, Musician, and Philosopher
A great secret of success is to go through life as a man who never gets used up.
Albert Schweitzer – [Success]

A man can do only what a man can do. But if he does that each day he can sleep at night and do it again the next day.
Albert Schweitzer – [Integrity]

A man does not have to be an angel in order to be a saint.
Albert Schweitzer – [Angels]

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.
Albert Schweitzer – [Deeds and Good Deeds]

As we acquire more knowledge, things do not become more comprehensible but more mysterious.
Albert Schweitzer – [Learning]

Constant kindness can accomplish much. As the sun makes ice melt, kindness causes misunderstanding, mistrust, and hostility to evaporate.
Albert Schweitzer – [Kindness]

Example is leadership.
Albert Schweitzer – [Example]

Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
Albert Schweitzer – [Example]

Humanitarianism consists in never sacrificing a human being to a purpose.
Albert Schweitzer – [Sacrifice]

I don't know what your destiny will be, but 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.
Albert Schweitzer – [Service]

Impart as much as you can of your spiritual being to those who are on the road with you, and accept as something precious what comes back to you from them.
Albert Schweitzer – [Spirit and Spirituality]

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 – [Cooperation]

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.
Albert Schweitzer – [Life and Living]

Man can hardly even recognize the devils of his own creation.
Albert Schweitzer – [Devil]

Man is a clever animal who behaves like an imbecile.
Albert Schweitzer – [Animals]

Man must cease attributing his problems to his environment, and learn again to exercise his will — his personal responsibility.
Albert Schweitzer – [Responsibility]

One truth stands firm. All that happens in world history rests on something spiritual. If the spiritual is strong, it creates world history. If it is weak, it suffers world history.
Albert Schweitzer – [Spirit and Spirituality]

One who gains strength by overcoming obstacles possesses the only strength which can overcome adversity.
Albert Schweitzer – [Adversity]

Sometimes our light goes out but is blown into flame by another human being. Each of us owes deepest thanks to those who have rekindled this light.
Albert Schweitzer – [Service]

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 – [Success]

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