quote by 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

Memorable Human Beings quotations

I'm for truth, no matter who tells it.

I'm for justice, no matter who it is for or against. I'm a human being, first and foremost, and as such I'm for whoever and whatever benefits humanity as a whole.


Human beings quote I fear the day that technology will surpass our human interaction. The world wil
I fear the day that technology will surpass our human interaction. The world will have a generation of idiots.

Criticism may not be agreeable, but it is necessary. It fulfils the same function as pain in the human body. It calls attention to an unhealthy state of things.

Human beings quote If you have been brutally broken but still have the courage to be gentle to othe
If you have been brutally broken but still have the courage to be gentle to other living beings, than you're a badass with a heart of an angel.
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He's not perfect. You aren't either, and the two of you will never be perfect. But if he can make you laugh at least once, causes you to think twice, and if he admits to being human and making mistakes, hold onto him and give him the most you can.

The greatest human attainment in all the world is for a life to be so surrendered to Him that the name of God Almighty will be glorified through that life.

To force a human being to learn according to a set curriculum is a dictatorial act.


Human beings quote Never forget that everything Hitler did in Germany was legal.
Never forget that everything Hitler did in Germany was legal.

There is in this world no such force as the force of a person determined to rise. The human soul cannot be permanently chained.

The deepest principle in human nature is the craving to be appreciated.

To be humane, we must ever be ready to pronounce that wise, ingenious and modest statement 'I do not know'.

Human beings quote All human unhappiness comes from not facing reality squarely, exactly as it is.
All human unhappiness comes from not facing reality squarely, exactly as it is.

Human kindness has never weakened the stamina or softened the fiber of a free people. A nation does not have to be cruel to be tough.

Peace is what every human being is craving for, and it can be brought about by humanity through the child.


The fidelity of a dog is a precious gift demanding no less binding moral responsibilities than the friendship of a human being.

Human beings quote It takes nothing away from a human to be kind to an animal.
It takes nothing away from a human to be kind to an animal.

In recognizing the humanity of our fellow beings, we pay ourselves the highest tribute.

I swore never to be silent whenever and wherever human beings endure suffering and humiliation. We must always take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented.

I prefer the company of animals more than the company of humans.

Certainly, a wild animal is cruel. But to be merciless is the privilege of civilized humans.

Human beings quote Unexpected kindness is the most powerful, least costly, and most underrated agen
Unexpected kindness is the most powerful, least costly, and most underrated agent of human change.

In the social jungle of human existence, there is no feeling of being alive without a sense of identity.


Life is not a problem to be solved, but an experience to be had.

When people appear to be something other than good and decent, it is only because they are reacting to stress, pain, or the deprivation of basic human needs such as security, love, and self-esteem.

Human beings quote The way of the miracle-worker is to see all human behavior as one of two things:
The way of the miracle-worker is to see all human behavior as one of two things: either love, or a call for love.

A computer would deserve to be called intelligent if it could deceive a human into believing that it was human.

So as a prelude whites must be made to realise that they are only human, not superior. Same with Blacks. They must be made to realise that they are also human, not inferior.

I've always considered Christ to be one of the greatest revolutionaries in the history of humanity.


Human beings quote The desire to create is one of the deepest yearnings of the human soul.
The desire to create is one of the deepest yearnings of the human soul.

...morally speaking, there is no limit to the concern one must feel for the suffering of human beings, that indifference to evil is worse than evil itself, that in a free society, some are guilty, but all are responsible.

You who feel no pain at the suffering of others It is not fitting for you to be called human.

The ultimate test of your greatness is the way you treat every human being.

Human beings quote Laughter is the greatest weapon we have and we, as humans, use it the least.
Laughter is the greatest weapon we have and we, as humans, use it the least.

I admit it: I am louder than the average human being and have no fear of speaking my mind. These traits don't come from the color of my skin but from an unwavering belief in my own intelligence.

God requires that we assist the animals, when they need our help.

Each being (human or creature) has the same right of protection.


Human development, as an approach, is concerned with what I take to be the basic development idea: namely, advancing the richness of human life, rather than the richness of the economy in which human beings live, which is only a part of it.

Human beings quote When humanity measures wealth by love, truth and wisdom we will all be rich.
When humanity measures wealth by love, truth and wisdom we will all be rich.

Children are human beings to whom respect is due, superior to us by reason of their innocence and of the greater possibilities of their future.

I would like to be remembered as someone who accomplished useful deeds, and who was a kind and loving person. I would like to leave the memory of a human being with a correct attitude and who did her best to help others.

Everything can be taken from a man but one thing: the last of human freedoms - to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one's own way.

Human beings quote One thing that defines humans: if we can imagine it, we can do it.
One thing that defines humans: if we can imagine it, we can do it.

Human beings are members of a whole, In creation of one essence and soul.

If one member is afflicted with pain, Other members uneasy will remain. If you have no sympathy for human pain, The name of human you cannot retain.


The greatness of humanity is not in being human, but in being humane.

If only it were all so simple! If only there were evil people somewhere insidiously committing evil deeds, and it were necessary only to separate them from the rest of us and destroy them. But the line dividing good and evil cuts through the heart of every human being. And who is willing to destroy a piece of his own heart?

To be completely honest with oneself is the very best effort a human being can make.

Music is a spiritual thing, you don't play with music.

If you play with music you will die young. You see, because when the higher forces give you the gift of music...musicians hip, it must be well used for the gift of humanity.