An idea is, in the end, always stronger than circumstances
Truth has not special time of its own. Its hour is nowasasasaalways and indeed then most truly when it seems unsuitable to actual circumstances.
As we acquire more knowledge, things do not become more comprehensible but more mysterious.
We are all so much together, but we are all dying of loneliness.
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.
Humanitarianism consists in never sacrificing a human being to a purpose.
The African is my brother but he is my younger brother by several centuries.
Example is not the main thing in influencing others, it's the only thing.
Man must cease attributing his problems to his environment, and learn again to exercise his will - his personal responsibility in the realm of faith and morals.
Serious illness doesn't bother me for long because I am too inhospitable a host.
Do not let Sunday be taken from you If your soul has no Sunday, it becomes an orphan.
Wherever a man turns he can find someone who needs him.
If a man loses his reverence for any part of life, he will lose his reverence for all of life.
A great secret of success is to go through life as a man who never gets used up.
Let me give you a definition of ethics It is good to maintain and further life it is bad to damage and destroy life.
Think occasionally of the suffering of which you spare yourself the sight.
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.
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.
Ethics is nothing else than reverence for life.
By respect for life we become religious in a way that is elementary, profound and alive.
Do something for somebody everyday for which you do not get paid.
The first step in the evolution of ethics is a sense of solidarity with other human beings.
Day by day we should weigh what we have granted to the spirit of the world against what we have denied to the spirit of Jesus, in thought and especially in deed.
As soon as man does not take his existence for granted, but beholds it as something unfathomably mysterious, thought begins.
Reverence for Life Revisited Albert Schweitzer's Relevance Today.