Emile Zola Quotes

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Emile Zola Quotes

Why is it that my heart is so touched whenever I meet a dog lost in our noisy streets? Why do I feel such anguished pity when I see one of these creatures coming and going, sniffing everyone, frightened, despairing of even finding its master?
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The truth is on the march and nothing will stop it.

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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.

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One forges one's style on the terrible anvil of daily deadlines.

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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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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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The thought is a deed. Of all deeds she fertilizes the world most.

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Nothing develops intelligence like travel.

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Over all crowds there seems to float a vague distress, an atmosphere of pervasive melancholy, as if any large gathering of people creates an aura of terror and pity.

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A ruined man fell from her hands like a ripe fruit, to lie rotting on the ground.

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Don't go looking at me like that because you'll wear your eyes out.

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The past was but the cemetery of our illusions: one simply stubbed one's toes on the gravestones.

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When lovers kiss on the cheeks, it is because they are searching, feeling for one another's lips. Lovers are made by a kiss.

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They dared not peer down into their own natures, down into the feverish confusion that filled their minds with a kind of dense, acrid mist.

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Governments are suspicious of literature because it is a force that eludes them.

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Why then should money be blamed for all the dirt and crimes it causes? For is love less filthy
love which creates life?

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Why is it that my heart is so touched whenever I meet a dog lost in our noisy streets? Why do I feel such anguished pity when I see one of these creatures coming and going, sniffing everyone, frightened, despairing of even finding its master?

— Emile Zola

Respectable people ... What bastards!

— Emile Zola

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