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Reverence for life affords me my fundamental principle of morality
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"Reverence for life affords me my fundamental principle of morality"

- Albert Schweitzer

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Albert Schweitzer's quote talks to the importance of respecting life in all its forms. He recommends that respect for life need to be the basis of our moral code. This means that we should deal with all living things with respect and self-respect, regardless of their species, race, or religious beliefs. We ought to aim to secure and maintain life, and to do no harm to any living creature. This concept of morality is not just appropriate to human beings, however to all living things. It is a pointer that we are all connected which our actions have effects for all living things. By acknowledging the importance of life, we can create a more thoughtful and just world.

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Albert Schweitzer This quote is written / told by Albert Schweitzer between January 14, 1875 and September 4, 1965. He was a famous Theologian from Germany. The author also have 59 other quotes.

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