Quotes by Albert Schweitzer

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

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

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.

Man has lost the capacity to foresee and to forestall. He will end by destroying the earth.

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.

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

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

Example is leadership.

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