Posts Tagged ‘Albert Schweitzer’

“Tableaus of Greatness” Department: Dr. Schweitzer’s Sensitivity Toward the Living Extended to the Single, Solitary Ant

Like so much about the man, Dr. Albert Schweitzer’s fondness for animals was legendary. In his book, The Africa of Albert Schweitzer (Harper & Brothers, 1948), Charles Joy captures a moment of confirmation:
“I was sitting beside him on a wall one day, and noticed an ant on his collar. I started to brush it away, [...]