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Albert Schweitzer Quotes

The city of truth cannot be built on the swampy ground of skepticism.

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.

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

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

Man can hardly even recognize the devils of his own creation.

As we acquire more knowledge, things do not become more comprehensible, but more mysterious.

Truth has not special time of its own. Its hour is now--always and indeed then most truly when it seems unsuitable to actual circumstances.

To educate yourself for the feeling of gratitude means to take nothing for granted, but to always seek out and value the kind that will stand behind the action. Nothing that is done for you is a matter of course. Everything originates in a will for the good, which is directed at you. Train yourself never to put off the word or action for the expression of gratitude.