"Just as the wave cannot exist for itself, but is ever a part of the heaving surface of the ocean, so must I never live my life for itself, but always in the experience which is going on around me."
"Life can only be understood backwards but it must be lived forwards."Albert Schweitzer on Soren Kierkegaard
"The only source of knowledge is experience."Albert Schweitzer on Albert Einstein
"Experience: that most brutal of teachers. But you learn, my God do you learn."Albert Schweitzer on C. S. Lewis
"Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes."Albert Schweitzer on Oscar Wilde
"A man who carries a cat by the tail learns something he can learn in no other way."Albert Schweitzer on Mark Twain
"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."
"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."
"Happiness is nothing more than good health and a bad memory."
"By having a reverence for life, we enter into a spiritual relation with the world By practicing reverence for life we become good, deep, and alive."
"Anyone who proposes to do good must not expect people to roll stones out of his way, but must accept his lot calmly, even if they roll a few stones upon it."