Albert Schweitzer

"The only way out of today's misery is for people to become worthy of each other's trust."

Rating: 3.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success."

Rating: 4.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Let me give you a definition of ethics: It is good to maintain and further life; it is bad to damage and destroy life."

Rating: 7.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

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

Rating: 6.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"A man is truly ethical only when [...] he tears no leaf from a tree, plucks no flower, and takes care to crush no insects."

Albert Schweitzer
Albert Schweitzer "Philosophy of Civilization"

Rating: 6.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Truth has no special time of its own. Its hour is now - always, and indeed then most truly when it seems most unsuitable to actual circumstances."

Rating: 5.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"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."

Rating: 7.00 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Any religion or philosophy which is not based on a respect for life is not a true religion or philosophy."

Rating: 1.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Ethics [...] are nothing but reverence for life."

Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 5)

"The disastrous feature of our civilization is that it is far more developed materially than spiritually. Its balance is disturbed."

Rating: 8.00 (Number of Voters: 1)