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Émile Zola
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Biography : French novelist, playwright and journalist.
Born: 1840 - Died: 1902
20th century
19th century
Place of birth: France
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Nothing is ever finished ; only a little happiness is needed for everything to begin again.
Émile Zola - Germinal / 

I have only one passion, that for light, in the name of humanity which has suffered so much and which has the right to happiness.
Émile Zola - J'accuse… ! / 

A society is only strong when it opens the truth up to the bright light of the sun.
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A society is only strong when it opens the truth up to the bright light of the sun.

Nothing develops intelligence like travel.
Émile Zola - Aventures du grand Sidoine et du petit Médéric / 

Did science promise happiness? I do not believe it. It promised truth, and the question is to know if we will ever make happiness with truth.
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Knowing where you want to go is a good start; but you have to show you are on your way.
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If you ask me what I came into this life to do, I will tell you: I came to live out loud.
Émile Zola

The truth is on the march and nothing will stop it.
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The artist is nothing without the gift, but the gift is nothing without work.
Émile Zola

If you shut up truth, and bury it underground, it will but grow.
Émile Zola

I am little concerned with beauty or perfection. I don't care for the great centuries. All I care about is life, struggle, intensity.
Émile Zola

The fate of animals is of greater importance to me than the fear of appearing ridiculous it is indissolubly connected with the fate of men.
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