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
Fulfilling Human Life quotations
I'm just a human being trying to make it in a world that is very rapidly losing it's understanding of being human.
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.
I want people to remember me as someone whose life has been helpful to humanity.
The ultimate test of your greatness is the way you treat every human being.
Human learning presupposes a specific social nature and a process by which children grow into the intellectual life of those around them
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.
The greatest sweetener of human life is friendship.
Sometimes we must interfere. When human lives are endangered, when human dignity is in jeopardy, national borders and sensitivities become irrelevant. Whenever men or women are persecuted because of their race, religion, or political views, that place must - at that moment - become the center of the universe.
This is the real secret of life -- to be completely engaged with what you are doing in the here and now. And instead of calling it work, realize it is play.
In the twilight of life, God will not judge us on our earthly possessions and human success, but rather on how much we have loved.
The city of Chandigarh is planned to human scale.
It puts us in touch with the infinite cosmos and nature. It provides us with places and buildings for all human activities by which the citizens can live a full and harmonious life. Here the radiance of nature and heart are within our reach.
Religion and practical life are not different.
To take sanyas (renunciation) is not to abandon life. The real spirit is to make the country, your family, work together instead of working only for your own. The step beyond is to serve humanity and the next step is to serve God.
Character, courage, industry and perseverance are the four pillars on which the whole edifice of human life can be built and failure is a word unknown to me.
Life is not a problem to be solved, but an experience to be had.
Everything on earth is beautiful, everything -- except what we ourselves think and do when we forget the higher purposes of life and our own human dignity.
Our greatest human freedom is that, despite whatever our physical situation is in life, WE ARE ALWAYS FREE TO CHOOSE OUR THOUGHTS!
The supreme purpose and goal for human life... is to cultivate love.
Do not try to fix whatever comes in your life.
Fix yourself in such a way that whatever comes, you will be fine.
Life is life - whether in a cat, or dog or man.
There is no difference there between a cat or a man. The idea of difference is a human conception for man's own advantage.
The purpose of human life is to serve, and to show compassion and the will to help others.
Before you come alive, life is nothing;
it 's up to you to give it a meaning, and value is nothing else but the meaning that you choose.
Yoga, as a way of life and a philosophy, can be practiced by anyone with inclination to undertake it, for yoga belongs to humanity as a whole. It is not the property of any one group or any one individual, but can be followed by any and all, in any corner of the globe, regardless of class, creed or religion.
It is the individual who is not interested in his fellow men who has the greatest difficulties in life and provides the greatest injury to others. It is fro+m among such individuals that all human failures spring.
The love for all living creatures is the most noble attribute of man.
Only photography has been able to divide human life into a series of moments, each of them has the value of a complete existence.
No human being should ever have to fear for his own life because of political or religious beliefs. We are all in this together, my friends, the rich, the poor, the red, white, black, brown and yellow. We share responsibility for Mother Earth and those who live and breathe upon her ..never forget that.
If the only thing people learned was not to be afraid of their experience, that alone would change the world.
We have reached the time in the life of the planet, and humanity's demand upon it, when every fisherman will have to be a river-keeper, a steward of marine shallows, a watchman on the high seas. We are beyond having to put back what we have taken out. We must put back more than we take out.
America will tolerate the taking of a human life without giving it a second thought. But don't misuse a household pet.
Architecture is a small piece of this human equation, but for those of us who practice it, we believe in its potential to make a difference, to enlighten and to enrich the human experience, to penetrate the barriers of misunderstandin g and provide a beautiful context for life's drama.
I have concluded the evident existence of God, and that my existence depends entirely on God in all the moments of my life, that I do not think that the human spirit may know anything with greater evidence and certitude.
I find freedom to be the most important issue facing any human being today, because without freedom, then life is pointless. The more dependent you become on centralized power, the more easily you are lead around.
Nothing that results in human progress is achieved with unanimous consent.
Those that are enlightened before the others are condemned to pursue that light in spite of the others.
If A is a success in life, then A equals x plus y plus z.
Work is x; y is play; and z is keeping your mouth shut