Albert Schweitzer once said, "I don't know what their destiny will probably be, but a very important factor I do know. The sole ones between you who will be truly happy happen to be those who have wanted and found the right way to serve. "12 Schweitzer was a true citizen of the world. Previously known as a excellent expert in music and theology, he decided to examine to become a medical doctor to help people who were suffering. This individual believed in demonstrating love and compassion toward all life, which this individual called reverence for life. '1 When Schweitzer went to college as a son, he pointed out that his family members was better off than many of the other households in his town. Over the arguments of his parents, the young Schweitzer decided, following his initial day of school at age 6, that he'd not use his more pricey clothes, nevertheless would outfit just like his poorer schoolmates. So commenced a long term interest in the good feelings and welfare of others. From his medical center in Lambarene, he inspired people all over the world with his humanity, books, and love.
By age of 18, Schweitzer acquired decided to turn into a professional music performer, playing the organ. This individual received teaching both in his hometown of Guernsbach (in Alsace, which will had merely become a element of Germany), and in Paris. His teacher in Paris referred to as him a genius. Soon after beginning his musical research in Paris, however , this individual changed his mind and decided to get a pastor just like his daddy. 2 This individual attended Strasbourg University in France. 3 During his first years as a pastor, Schweitzer wrote his first two literature - one particular on faith and one particular a resource of Johan Sebastian Bach. The catalogs made Schweitzer world-famous when he was thirty-one4 and having been in high demand as being a speaker as an organist throughout European countries.
When he was 28, Schweitzer read...
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