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Albert Schweitzer

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Albert Schweitzer

Albert Schweitzer (14 January 1875 - 4 September 1965) was a French-German theologian, organist, philosopher, and physician. He was born in the province of Alsace-Lorraine, at that time part of the German Empire, though he considered himself French and wrote mostly in French. He received the 1952 Nobel Peace Prize for his philosophy of "Reverence for Life",expressed in many ways, but most famously in founding and sustaining the Albert Schweitzer Hospital in Lambaréné, now in Gabon, west central Africa (then French Equatorial Africa). As a music scholar and organist, he studied the music of German composer Johann Sebastian Bach and influenced the Organ reform movement

Monday Oct 1, 2018

Albert Schweitzer: Happiness and success

Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful.

Thursday Mar 24, 2016

Albert Schweitzer: The 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.