Albert Schweitzer

Albert Schweitzer Talks

Albert Schweitzer, was born on January 14, 1875, in Kaysersburg, a town near Stasbourg that is now in France, has been called the greatest Christian of his time. He based his personal philosophy on a “reverence for life” and on a deep commitment to serve humanity through thought and action. Awarded the 1952 Nobel Peace Prize, he died in 1965.

- Albert Schweitzer’s Nobel Prize Acceptance speech