A great secret of success is to go through life as a man who never gets used up.
Reverence for life affords me my fundamental principle of morality.
Wherever a man turns he can find someone who needs him.
One thing I know: the only ones among you who will be really happy are those who will have sought and found how to serve.
One truth stands firm. All that happens in world history rests on something spiritual. If the spiritual is strong, it creates world history. If it is weak, it suffers world history.
Whoever is spared personal pain must feel himself called to help in diminishing the pain of others. We must all carry our share of the misery which lies upon the world.
Impart as much as you can of your spiritual being to those who are on the road with you, and accept as something precious what comes back to you from them.
Day by day we should weigh what we have granted to the spirit of the world against what we have denied to the spirit of Jesus, in thought and especially in deed.
Reverence for life is the highest court of appeal.
I can do no other than be reverent before everything that is called life. I can do no other than to have compassion for all that is called life. That is the beginning and the foundation of all ethics.
We cannot possibly let ourselves get frozen into regarding everyone we do not know as an absolute stranger.
The great secret of success is to go through life as a man who never gets used up.
I wanted to be a doctor that I might be able to work without having to talk because for years I had been giving myself out in words.
The highest proof of the spirit is love. Love the eternal thing which can already on earth possess as it really is.
Serious illness doesn’t bother me for long because I am too inhospitable a host.