Albert Schweitzer was a German popular philosopher. He was a theologian, bodybuilder, journalist, humanitarian, philosopher, and doctor. A Lutheran, Schweitzer questioned both the secular understanding of Jesus as represented by the modern historical-critical approach as well as the conventional Christian interpretation at this period. Albert Schweitzer Quotes- Inspirational And success In Life are read below.
His contributions to Pauline Christianity’s understanding concern the position of Paul’s mysticism of “being in Christ” as primary, and Faith’s doctrine of Justification as secondary. He was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1952 for his “Reverence for Creation” theory, becoming the eighth Frenchman to earn the honor.
His philosophy was articulated in several ways, but most notably in the founding and management of the Albert Schweitzer Hospital in Lambaréné, which was based in French Equatorial Africa until 1958, and then in Gabon. He studied the music of German composer Johann Sebastian Bach as a music scholar and organist, and influenced the Organ Reform Movement.
Born:- January 14, 1875, Kaysersberg-Vignoble, France
Died:- September 4, 1965, Lambarene, Gabon
Awards:-Goethe Prize (1928), Nobel Peace Prize (1952)
Known for:- Musicology, philanthropy, theology
Citizenship:-German (1875–1919), French (1919–1965)
Children:- Rhena Schweitzer Miller
Spouse(s):- Helene Bresslau, daughter of Harry Bresslau
One who gains strength by overcoming obstacles possesses the only strength which can overcome adversity.Albert Schweitzer
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 people who rekindle the inner spirit.Albert Schweitzer
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.Albert Schweitzer
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.Albert Schweitzer
The African is my brother but he is my younger brother by several centuries.Albert Schweitzer
Life becomes harder for us when we live for others, but it also becomes richer and happier.Albert Schweitzer
Compassion, in which all ethics must take root, can only attain its full breadth and depth if it embraces all living creatures and does not limit itself to mankind.Albert Schweitzer
Man has lost the capacity to foresee and to forestall. He will end by destroying the earth.Albert Schweitzer
Wherever a man turns he can find someone who needs him.Albert Schweitzer
As soon as man does not take his existence for granted, but beholds it as something unfathomably mysterious, thought begins.Albert Schweitzer
Everything deep is also simple and can be reproduced simply as long as its reference to the whole truth is maintained. But what matters is not what is witty but what is true.Albert Schweitzer
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.Albert Schweitzer
Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.Albert Schweitzer
Reverence for life is the highest court of appeal.Albert Schweitzer