Sometimes our light goes out but is blown into flame by another human being. Each of us owes deepest thanks to those who have rekindled this light. —Albert Schweitzer

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Sometimes our light goes out but is blown into flame by another human being. Each of us owes deepest thanks to those who have rekindled this light.

ALBERT SCHWEITZER

Philosopher, Physician, Nobel Peace Prize Winner

COMMENTS


Robert Laity from Swift Water, NY JULY 18, 2016
Our "light" is never fully extinguished but sometimes dims.

jan. from MI, USA JULY 13, 2016
Absolutely beautifully observed and stated.

patrick from nairobi JULY 13, 2016
just food for thot

Anonymous JULY 12, 2016
AMAZING HOW TRUE!!!

RJ from Valley of the Sun JULY 12, 2016
We were never meant to do this alone. Someone will help you, please "Pay It Forward!"


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In necessary things, unity; in disputed things, liberty; in all things, charity. —Richard Baxter
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