Timeless Wisdom from
|Dr. Albert Schweitzer (1875-1965)|
Constant kindness can accomplish much.
As the sun makes ice melt, kindness causes
and hostility to evaporate.
Life becomes harder for us when we live for others, but it also becomes richer and happier.
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.
The willow which bends to the tempest, often escapes better than the oak which resists it; and so in great calamities, it sometimes happens that light and frivolous spirits recover their elasticity and presence of mind sooner than those of a loftier character.
There are two means of refuge from the miseries of life: music and cats.