Rene Dubos Quotes - DoolBug

Rene Dubos

Other Authors: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Man shapes himself through decisions that shape his environment.

Rene Dubos

Discover More Quotes From Your Favorite Authors

The person who tries to live alone will not succeed as a human being. His heart withers if it does not answer another heart. His mind shrinks away if he hears only the echoes of his own thoughts and finds no other inspiration.

Pearl Buck

I am an optimist. It does not seem too much use being anything else.

Winston Churchill

You can not shake hands with a clenched fist.

Golda Meir

It is the very essence of good leadership to give away all credit for positive achievement, to identify only team goals and always to refer to them as such.

Joe Klock

It's never too late.


Feelings of worth can flourish only in an atmosphere where individual differences are appreciated, mistakes are tolerated, communication is open, and rules are flexible - the kind of atmosphere that is found in a nurturing family.

Virginia Satir

Those people who develop the ability to continuously acquire new and better forms of knowledge that they can apply to their work and to their lives will be the movers and shakers in our society for the indefinite future.

Brian Tracy

I never think of the future. It comes soon enough.

Albert Einstein

Love those who love you.


You measure the size of the accomplishment by the obstacles you had to overcome to reach your goals.

Booker T. Washington

If you do not hope, you will not find what is beyond your hopes.

St. Clement

Having all the money in the world isn't much good if you can hardly get out of bed in the morning to enjoy it


A bend in the road is not the end of the road unless you fail to make the turn.


Yippie-ki-yay, motherfucker !

John McClane, Die Hard (1988)

A martini. Shaken, not stirred.

James Bond, Goldfinger (1964)

My bounty is as boundless as the sea, My love as deep, the more I give to thee the more I have for both are infinite.


You must do the things you think you cannot do.

Eleanor Roosevelt

If there is a will, there is a way.


Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration

Thomas Edison

The unselfish effort to bring cheer to others will be the beginning of a happier life for ourselves.

Helen Keller

Remember when you see a man at the top of a mountain, he didn't fall there.


The secret of success is learning how to use pain and pleasure instead of having pain and pleasure use you. If you do that, you're in control of your life. If you don't, life controls you.

Anthony Robbins

True progress quietly and persistently moves along without notice.

St. Francis

Failure doesn't mean you are a failure, it just means you haven't succeeded yet.

Robert H. Schuller

Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.

Albert Einstein

Nothing is more honorable than enlightenment, nothing is more beautiful than virtue.


Where the willingness is great, the difficulties can not be great.


The ready back gets all the loads.

Latvian Proverbs

You know when you've read a good book when you turn the last page and feel a little as if you have lost a friend.

Paul Sweeney

God gives us our relatives - thank God we can choose our friends.

Ethel Watts Mumford

Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing.

Helen Keller

Since you get more joy out of giving joy to others, you should put a good deal of thought into the happiness that you are able to give.

Eleanor Roosevelt

Vision doesn't usually come as a lightening bolt. Rather it comes as a slow crystallization of life challenges that we one day recognize as a beautiful diamond with great value to ourselves and others.

Michael Norwood

You haven't failed until you quit trying.


Change your thoughts and you change your world.

Norman Vincent Peale

He gives strength to the weary and increases the power of the weak. Even youths grow tired and weary, and young men stumble and fall , but those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles, they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint.


The "how" thinker gets problems solved effectively because he wastes no time with futile "ifs" but goes right to work on the creative "how''.

Norman Vincent Peale

Wisdom is knowledge, rightly applied.


If we all did the things we are really capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves.

Thomas Edison

No fate is worse than a life without a love.

Mexican Proverb

Live your dreams.

Les Brown

There is only one way... to get anybody to do anything. And that is by making the other person want to do it.

Dale Carnegie

This is the beginning of a new day.


Without courage, all others virtues lose their meaning.

Winston Churchill

Education means inspiring someones mind, not just filling their head.

Katie Lusk

Sometimes I lie awake at night and ask, Where have I gone wrong ? Then a voice says to me, This is going to take more than one night.

Charles M. Shultz

The best things in life are free.


The quality of a man's life is in direct proportion to his commitment to excellence, regardless of his chosen field of endeavor.

Vince Lombardi

When I examine myself and my methods of thought, I come to the conclusion that the gift of fantasy has meant more to me than my talent for absorbing positive knowledge.

Albert Einstein

All I want is a warm bed and a kind word and unlimited power.

Ashleigh Brilliant

A ruler should be slow to punish and swift to reward.


The great and glorious masterpiece of man is to know how to live to purpose.

Michel de Montaigne

Teamwork is so important that it is virtually impossible for you to reach the heights of your capabilities or make the money that you want without becoming very good at it.

Brian Tracy

In the arithmetic of love, one plus one equals everything, and two minus one equals nothing.

Mignon McLaughlin

As you live your values, your sense of identity, integrity, control, and inner-directedness will infuse you with both exhilaration and peace. You will define yourself from within, rather than by people's opinions or by comparisons to others.

Stephen Covey

Reflection doesn't take anything away from decisiveness, from being a person of action. In fact, it generates the inner toughness that you need to be an effective person of action -- to be a leader. Think of leadership as some of two vectors competence: (your specialty, your skills, your know-howl) and authenticity: (your identity, your character, your attitude) .

Peter Koestenbaum

In order to accept change and the suffering it brings, we need to find meaning in it

Mary Norton Gordon

Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one.

Albert Einstein

An army of lions commanded by a deer will never be an army of lions.

Napoleon Bonaparte

Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.

Mark Twain

I want to be alone.

Grusinskaya, Grand Hotel (1932)

You affect your subconscious mind by verbal repetition.

W. Clement Stone

Analyzing humor is like dissecting a frog. Few people are interested and the frog dies of it.

E.B. White

Build a dream and the dream will build you.

Robert H. Schuller

You will never find time for anything. If you want time you must make it.

Charles Buxton

We sat side by side in the morning light and looked out at the future together.

Brian Andres

Between stimulus and response is our greatest power -- the freedom to choose.

Stephen Covey

The Athenians, alarmed at the internal decay of their Republic, asked Demosthenes what to do. His reply: Do not do what you are doing now.

Joseph Ray

Grow old along with me, the best is yet to be.

Robert Browning

An army of a thousand is easy to find, but, ah, how difficult to find a general.

Chinese Proverb

Education is what remains after one has forgotten everything he learned in school.

Albert Einstein

Don't ask yourself what the world needs , ask yourself what makes you come alive. And then go and do that. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.

Harold Whitman

Enlighten the people generally, and tyranny and oppressions of body and mind will vanish like evil spirits at the dawn of day.

Thomas Jefferson

The man who goes farthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare. The sure-thing boat never gets far from shore.

Dale Carnegie

Whenever I think of the past it just brings back so many memories.

Steven Wright

This attachment of love to god is indeed one that does not bind the soul but effectively breaks all its bondages.

Swami Vivekananda

To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream, not only plan, but also believe.

Anatole France

Sometimes you just got to give yourself what you wish someone else would give you.

Dr. Phil

Time is free, but it's priceless. You can't own it, but you can use it. You can't keep it, but you can spend it. Once you've lost it, you can never get it back.

Harvey Mackay

If a man empties his purse into his head, no man can take it away from him. An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.

Benjamin Franklin

Vision without action is a daydream. Action without vision is a nightmare.

Japanese Proverb

Success is never wondering what if.

Karrie Huffman

We struggle with the complexities and avoid the simplicities.

Norman Vincent Peale

Fear is that little darkroom where negatives are made.

Micheal Pritchard

Nothing can bring you peace but yourself.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Ilsa, I'm no good at being noble, but it doesn't take much to see that the problems of three little people don't amount to a hill of beans in this crazy world.

Rick Blaine, Casablanca (1942)

Flaming enthusiasm, backed up by horse sense and persistence, is the quality that most frequently makes for success.

Dale Carnegie

You cannot discover new oceans unless you have the courage to lose site of the shore.


I want to talk with people who care about things that matter that will make a life- changing difference

Mark Victor Hansen

I expect to pass through this world but once. Any good therefore that I can do, or any kindness that I can show to my fellow-creature, let me do it now. Let me not defer or neglect it, for I shall not pass this way again.

William Penn

It is not enough to have a good mind, the main thing is to use it well.

Rene Descartes

Every action that helps us manifest our divine nature more and more is good, every action that retards it is evil.

Swami Vivekananda

Life is a great big canvas, and you should throw all the paint you can on it.

Danny Kaye

We judge of man's wisdom by his hope.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The greatest sin is to think yourself weak.

Swami Vivekananda

We perceive when love begins and when it declines by our embarrassment when alone together.

La Bruyere

Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.

Albert Einstein

In the arena of human life the honors and rewards fall to those who show their good qualities in action


Let your hopes, not your hurts, shape your future.

Robert H. Schuller

I'd like to make her look a little more attractive. How far can you pull back ?

Rita, Cameraman (1982)