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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

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



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Translation

Translation

(French, German)



French
Une société n'est forte que lorsqu'elle met la vérité sous la grande lumière du soleil.

German
Eine Gesellschaft ist nur stark, wenn sie die Wahrheit ins volle Sonnenlicht stellt.




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Quotes for: truth


Quotes

Quotes for: truth


Truth prevails only to the extent that we successfully assert it. The victory of reason can only be the victory of rational people.





Believe those who are seeking the truth; doubt those who find it.





Truth is the daughter of time, not of authority.





Love truth, but pardon error.





The language of truth is simple.





Conformity of the intellect to the things.











Quotes for: light


Quotes

Quotes about light:


To love beauty is to see light.





How far that little candle throws its beams! So shines a good deed in a naughty world.





Cinema is the form of modern writing whose ink is light.





Where there is much light, the shadow is deep.





What light is to the eyes - what air is to the lungs - what love is to the heart, liberty is to the soul of man.





A smile costs less than electricity, but gives much light.











Quotes for: society


Quotes

Quotes for: society


Article IV – Liberty consists of doing anything which does not harm others: thus, the exercise of the natural rights of each man has only those borders which assure other members of the society the enjoyment of these same rights. These borders can be determined only by the law.





The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom.





Society is composed of two great classes those who have more dinners than appetite, and those who have more appetite than dinners.





Article V – The law has the right to forbid only actions harmful to society. Anything which is not forbidden by the law cannot be impeded, and no one can be constrained to do what it does not order.





Article XV – The society has the right of requesting account from any public agent of its administration.





Article XVI – Any society in which the guarantee of rights is not assured, nor the separation of powers determined, has no Constitution.











Quotes for: sun


Quotes

Quotes for: sun


The sun is new each day.





It is found again.
What? Eternity.
It is the sea
Gone with the sun.






Truth is like the sun. It casts light on everything but does not let itself stared at.





Education is another sun to those who are educated.





Neither the sun nor death can be looked at without winking.





The light which puts out our eyes is darkness to us. Only that day dawns to which we are awake. There is more day to dawn. The sun is but a morning star.











Quotes

Émile Zola also said...


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.





Nothing develops intelligence like travel.





Nothing is ever finished ; only a little happiness is needed for everything to begin again.





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.





Knowing where you want to go is a good start; but you have to show you are on your way.





If you ask me what I came into this life to do, I will tell you: I came to live out loud.












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