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Émile Zola

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Biography - Émile Zola:

French novelist, playwright and journalist.
Born: 1840 - Died: 1902
Period:
20th century
19th century
Place of birth: France
France

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




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Quotes for: life


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Quotes about life:


As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live.
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Man arrives as a novice at each age of his life.
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A happy life, therefore, is one which is in accordance with its own nature.
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There is more to life than increasing its speed.
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To live means to love, but above all, to love life.
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Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.
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Quotes for: beauty


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Quotes about beauty:


Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it.
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Since love grows within you, so beauty grows. For love is the beauty of the soul.
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What beauty is, I know not.
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I hold that the perfection of form and beauty is contained in the sum of all men.
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Beauty is the sole ambition, the exclusive goal of Taste.
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I can barely conceive of a type of beauty in which there is no Melancholy.
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Quotes for: perfection


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Quotes about perfection:


Do not wait to be perfect to start something good.
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I hold that the perfection of form and beauty is contained in the sum of all men.
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The artist who aims at perfection in everything achieves it in nothing.
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It seems that perfection is achieved, not when there is nothing more to add, but when there is nothing left to take away.
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Have no fear of perfection - you'll never reach it.
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Joy is the transition of man from a less to a greater perfection.
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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.
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A society is only strong when it opens the truth up to the bright light of the sun.
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Nothing develops intelligence like travel.
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Nothing is ever finished ; only a little happiness is needed for everything to begin again.
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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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