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

Other Great Authors


I cannot pretend to feel impartial about colours. I rejoice with the brilliant ones and am genuinely sorry for the poor browns.

Sir Winston Churchill

No one is completely unhappy at the failure of his best friend.

Groucho Marx

The teacher must derive not only the capacity, but the desire, to observe natural phenomena. The teacher must understand and feel her position of observer: the activity must lie in the phenomenon.

Maria Montessori

Looking at the proliferation of personal web pages on the net, it looks like very soon everyone on earth will have 15 Megabytes of fame.

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We are what we love, not what loves us.

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We do not destroy religion by destroying superstition.

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