35 Inspirational Albert Schweitzer Quotes On Success

35 Inspirational Albert Schweitzer Quotes On Success

Albert Schweitzer was a French-German theologian, organist, writer, humanitarian, philosopher, and physician. May his quotes inspire you to live a life of happiness and success.

1. “Never say there is nothing beautiful in the world anymore. There is always something to make you wonder in the shape of a tree, the trembling of a leaf.” Albert Schweitzer

2. “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.” Albert Schweitzer

3. “Serve, show compassion, and the will to help others.” Albert Schweitzer

4. “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 who rekindle the inner spirit.” Albert Schweitzer

5. “Life becomes harder for us when we live for others, but at the same time it becomes richer and happier.” Albert Schweitzer

6. “A great secret of success is to go through life as a man who never gets used up.” Albert Schweitzer

7. “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.” Albert Schweitzer

8. “An optimist is a person who sees a green light everywhere, while a pessimist sees only the red spotlight, the truly wise person is colorblind.” Albert Schweitzer

9. “The thinking person must oppose all cruel customs, no matter how deeply rooted in tradition and surrounded by a halo. When we have a choice, we must avoid bringing torment and injury into the life of another.” Albert Schweitzer

10. “Do something wonderful, people may imitate it.” Albert Schweitzer

11. “The true worth of a man is not to be found in the man himself, but in the colors and texture that come alive in others.” Albert Schweitzer

12. “Man is a clever animal who behaves like an imbecile.” Albert Schweitzer

13. “My life is my argument.” Albert Schweitzer

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

15. “Happiness is nothing more than good health and a bad memory.” Albert Schweitzer

16. “Because I have confidence in the power of truth, and of the spirit, I have confidence in the future of mankind.” Albert Schweitzer

17. “In the hopes of reaching the moon, we fail to see the flowers that blossom at our feet.” Albert Schweitzer

18. “Do something for somebody every day for which you do not get paid.” Albert Schweitzer

19. “We are all so much together, but we are all dying of loneliness.” Albert Schweitzer

20. “Example is not the main thing in influencing others, it’s the only thing.” Albert Schweitzer

21. “One who gains strength by overcoming obstacles possesses the only strength which can overcome adversity.” Albert Schweitzer

22. “Think occasionally of the suffering of which you spare yourself the sight.” Albert Schweitzer

23. “Only those who respect the personality of others can be of real use to them.” Albert Schweitzer

24. “The doctor of the future will be oneself.” Albert Schweitzer

25. “When people have light in themselves, it will shine out from them. Then we get to know each other as we walk together in the darkness, without needing to pass our hands over each other’s faces, or to intrude into each other’s hearts.” Albert Schweitzer

26. “The great fault of all things hitherto has been that they believed themselves to have to deal only with the relations of man to man. In reality, however, the question is what is his attitude to the world and all life that comes within his reach.” Albert Schweitzer

27. “My life is full of meaning to me.” Albert Schweitzer

28. “It is through the idealism of youth that man catches sight of truth, and in that idealism, he possesses a wealth which he must never exchange for anything else.” Albert Schweitzer

29. “You must not expect anything from others. It’s you, of yourself, of whom you must ask a lot. Only from oneself has one the right to ask everything and anything. This way it’s up to you – your own choices – what you get from others remains a present, a gift.” Albert Schweitzer

30. “I don’t know what your destiny will be, but one thing I know: the ones among you who will be really happy are those who have sought and found how to serve.” Albert Schweitzer

31. “Example is leadership.” Albert Schweitzer

32. “The most difficult thing I have ever had to do is follow the guidance I prayed for.” Albert Schweitzer

33. “The tragedy of life is what dies inside a man while he lives.” Albert Schweitzer

34. “The greatest thing is to give thanks for everything. He who has learned this knows what it means to live.” Albert Schweitzer

35. “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