Albert Schweitzer Quote
“Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful.”
Attributed. According to the article "Herman Cain: 'I Am the American Dream'" in Parade Magazine, Oct. 13, 1996, Herman Cain is the author of the quote.
“I do not know which to prefer, The beauty of inflections, Or the beauty of innuendoes, The blackbird whistling, Or just after.”
Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Blackbird - Harmonium (1923)
“I'm selfish, impatient and a little insecure. I make mistakes, I am out of control, and at times hard to handle, but if you can't handle me at my worst, then you sure as hell don't deserve me at my best.”
“A doctor gave a man six months to live. The man couldn't pay his bill, so he gave him another six months.”
“Punning is an art of harmonious jingling upon words, which, passing in at the ears, excites a titillary motion in those parts; and this, being conveyed by the animal spirits into the muscles of the face, raises the cockles of the heart.”
The Works of the Rev. Jonathan Swift, D. D. Arranged by Thomas Sheridan (J. Johnson, 1803), p. 125, "The Art of Punning"
“A disposition to preserve, and an ability to improve, taken together, would be my standard of a statesman.”
Edmund Burke: Selected Writings and Speeches (1963 edition), Transaction Publishers - ISBN: 9781412822220
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.