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Albert Schweitzer: You don’t live in a world all your own

“It is not enough merely to exist. It’s not enough to say, ‘I’m earning enough to support my family. I do my work well. I’m a good father, husband, churchgoer.’ That’s all very well. But you must do something more.

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Happiness

  “I don’t know what your destiny will be, but 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   Related

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Colour-blind

An optimist is a person who sees a green light everywhere, while the pessimist sees only the red spotlight… The truly wise person is colour-blind. —Albert Schweitzer Related articles A colour-blind society (4b2012.wordpress.com) The man who hears colour (gabrielcatalano.com) The

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Inner Fire

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, philosopher,

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What a man can do

‎"A man can do only what a man can do. But if he does that each day he can sleep at night and do it again the next day." ~ Albert Schweitzer. Chicken Soup for the Indian Soul

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Optimists and pessimists

‎"An optimist is a person who sees a green light everywhere, while the pessimist sees only the red stoplight. The truly wise person is colorblind." ~ Albert Schweitzer

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  • IF YOU CANNOT SAY/WRITE WHAT YOU FEEL, YOU'RE BEST OFF NOT SAYING/WRITING ANYTHING AT ALL! 2 weeks ago
  • People only echo what they believe, not what they do not. 2 weeks ago
  • If it feels unjust, it usually is. It helps to know why and, better still, explain why. 2 weeks ago
  • Giving and gifting are not the same. The giver expects; giving should be sustainable. The gifter does not. Gifting is usually excess. 2 weeks ago
  • A change of heart in one does not necessarily imply a change of heart in all. 2 weeks ago
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