Albert Schweitzer Quotes (130 quotes)
“The last fact which knowledge can discover is that the world is a manifestation, and in every way a puzzling manifestation, of the universal will to live.”
“True philosophy must start from the most immediate and comprehensive fact of consciousness: I am life that wants to live, in the midst of life that wants to live.”
Chapter 26 The Civilizing Power of the Ethics of Reverence for Life - Kulturphilosophie (1923)
“The man who has become a thinking being feels a compulsion to give every will-to-live the same reverence for life that he gives to his own. He experiences that other life in his own.”
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsAlbert Schweitzer
Born: January 14, 1875
Died: September 4, 1965 (aged 90)
Bio: Albert Schweitzer was a German and then French theologian, organist, philosopher, physician, and medical missionary. He was born in Kaysersberg in the province of Alsace-Lorraine, at that time part of the German Empire.
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