• Albert Schweitzer

                        1875 - 1965

    "Example isn't the best way to teach, it's the only way."
                                                    - Albert Schweitzer

        Albert Schweitzer was a brilliant physician, philosopher, musician, clergyman, missionary, and writer. He was accomplished in all of these fields. Schweitzer has been called one of the greatest humanitarian of his time. He based his philosophy on what he called "reverence for life" and on a deep feeling of obligation to serve humanity through thought and action. Due to his many years of humanitarian work, Schweitzer was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for 1952.

    The Albert Schweitzer Page
    Peruse a collection of resources on the life and work of missionary, physician, and humanitarian Albert Schweitzer.

    The Albert Schweitzer Collection at Stephens College
    Library of books by and about the famous doctor and humanitarian includes a link to a brief biography.
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    Schweitzer, Albert
    Provides a brief biography of this German philosopher, physician, and humanitarian born in 1875.
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    MSN Encarta - Schweitzer, Albert
    Read about the doctor and philosopher best known for his missionary work in Africa

    Schweitzer, Albert - Nobel e-Museum
    Contains a biographical profile of Schweitzer along with the text of his Nobel lecture

    "A human being is never a total and permanent stranger to another human being. Man belongs to man: man has claims upon man."
                                                    - Albert Schweitzer