Albert Schweitzer (14 January 1875 - 4 September 1965) was one of the most respected doctors/theologians of the 20th century. In 1953 he received the Nobel Peace Prize. He became involved as a doctor in Africa and founded a hospital in Lambaréné in 1913. His many talents earned him several doctorates. After graduating high school, he pursued his musical talents by studying organ music and piano in Paris. In addition, he studied theology and philosophy in Strasbourg. in 1905; he wrote a biography of Johann Sebastian Bach. Since the young, ambitious Schweitzer wanted to work as a missionary but was denied this, he studied medicine (1905-1913) to pursue this activity. At the same time, he received the title of professor in 1912 for his achievements in theology. Animal welfare was always close to Albert Schweitzer's heart. The Albert Schweitzer Foundation campaigns for peaceful animal life and against factory farming.
Quotes from Albert Schweitzer
- To think with the heart is the right way for man.
- Man is ethical only if he regards life as such, that of plants and animals and that of man, as sacred, and if he gives himself helpfully to life in need.
- I have become a person who is somewhat dangerous for others because I represent the thought among them that all happiness we experience means that we must give away something of our lives for it.
- He who undertakes to do good must not expect that people will remove stones from his path because of it but must be prepared for the fateful thing that they will roll some on him.
- Animals cannot speak, yet they think much more than we imagine
Other birthdays on 14 January
Your energy will feel slightly passive today, and you will be able to think rationally acting with your head, instead of just your emotions. You will treat your fellow human beings as equals. Employer and employee relationships will run smoothly. You feel at home everywhere during this time. Relatives and friends are helpful, so you should turn to them, but quickly because, unfortunately, this aspect does not last long.
This is a good time for any sort of marketing, advertising and public relations. You may be heavily involved in communicating with family over Zoom calls or WhatsApp group chats. It's a great time to buy a car and go on short-distance travels. You'll also enjoy the company of neighbors. If you go on dates, great communication will occur. You and your loved one communicate effectively.
The Sagittarius moon makes us spirited and fiery. One is somewhat restless and inconsistent these days. The Sagittarius Moon is an excellent period to educate ourselves and deal with the highest things in life.
From this point of view, you are sensual and passionate, loving, and frank. You have a great love for art, especially for dance, and may also have an extraordinary ability to perform. You are popular and attractive with the opposite sex, but expect more from a relationship than just physical contact. You could also go on a spending spree, so watch out for this. Children also enjoy your company.
You may have visions of grandeur, and feel like you are godly. Your imagination may take you places that don't make sense, and you might turn to alcohol and recreational drugs to feel better. You may feel slightly melancholic. It will be good for you to express yourself creatively, from painting to playing music.
You may experience indigestion during this square, so "heavy" foods like red meat should be avoided. Try stick to low GI food to keep your energy up. You should cancel any important meetings you have with women, and definitely don't sign business contracts - especially if it has to do with feminine products. You may feel very teary and depressed, so lay off the candy and alcohol. It's best to exercise and take walks in nature right now, and spend time with pets that give you unconditional love.
If Mercury stands in Aquarius, we may be given originality, intuition, and vast knowledge of human nature. Or instead, we will be thinking too abstractly. Independence is particularly important now. We are more friendly and interested in art.
The trine between Mercury and Neptune shows subtle sense and keen intuition – combined with affection for literature and poetry. You are seduced by imaginativeness, but your imagination is really great when you stay in this constellation.
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