Albert Schweitzer on cruelty

“The thinking man must oppose all cruel customs no matter how deeply rooted in tradition and surrounded by a halo. When we have a choice, we must avoid bringing torment and injury into the life of another, even the lowliest creature; to do so is to renounce our manhood and shoulder a guilt which nothing justifies”. – Albert Schweitzer

5 responses to “Albert Schweitzer on cruelty

  1. Borut Kantušer

    I myself am no creature but an animal. I get the point. Thanks for sharing.

  2. Beautiful, absolutely beautiful!

  3. What a powerful quote! Love it! Celeste 🙂

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