Quotes by Charles Du Bos

Joy is but the sign that creative emotion is fulfilling its purpose.

Charles Du Bos

The important thing is this to be able at any moment to sacrifice what we are for what we could become.

Charles Du Bos

The important thing is this: to be able at any moment to sacrifice what we are for what we could become.

Charles Du Bos

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