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Albert Schweitzer

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The African is my brother but he is my younger brother by several centuries.
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As quoted in The Observer (1955-10-23); he later repudiated this statement, saying "The time for speaking of older and younger brothers has passed." ~ "FAQ about the life and thoughts of Albert Schweitzer"

 
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