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Quotes by emile zola - (25 quotes)

Emile Zola - From the Aging category:

These young people naturally grow up with ideas different from ours, for they are born for times when we shall no longer be here. (Emile Zola)

Emile Zola - From the Art category:

A work of art is a corner of nature seen through a temperament. (Emile Zola)

Emile Zola - From the Artists category:

If you ask me what I came to do in this world, I, an artist, will answer you: I am here to live out loud. (Emile Zola)

Emile Zola - From the Beginning category:

-on Edouard Manet...
In beginning a picture, he could never say how it would come out. (Emile Zola)

Emile Zola - From the Competence category:

There are two men inside the artist, the poet and the craftsman. One is born a poet. One becomes a craftsman. (Emile Zola)

Emile Zola - From the Contemplation category:

Blow the candle out - I don't need to see what my thoughts look like. (Emile Zola)

Emile Zola - From the Criticism category:

- to Camille Pissarro, 1866...
I know that you were admitted [to the Salon] with great difficulty, and I offer my sincere congratulations... You are a great blunderer, Sir - you are an artist that I like. (Emile Zola)

Emile Zola - From the Difficulty category:

The road to Lourdes is littered with crutches, but not one wooden leg. (Emile Zola)

Emile Zola - From the Dissatisfaction category:

From the moment I start a new novel, life's just one endless torture. The first few chapters may go fairly well and I may feel there's still a chance to prove my worth, but that feeling soon disappears and every day I feel less and less satisfied. (Emile Zola)

Emile Zola - From the Eccentricity category:

- La Bete Humaine...
Don't go looking at me like that because you'll wear your eyes out. (Emile Zola)

Emile Zola - From the Future category:

The day is not far off when one ordinary carrot may be pregnant with revolution. (Emile Zola)

Emile Zola - From the Journey category:

The truth is on the march and nothing will stop it. (Emile Zola)

Emile Zola - From the Limitations category:

Inability, human incapacity, is the only boundary to an art. (Emile Zola)

Emile Zola - From the Perfection category:

Perfection is such a nuisance that I often regret having cured myself of using tobacco. (Emile Zola)

Emile Zola - From the Pets category:

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. (Emile Zola)

Emile Zola - From the Photography category:

In my view you cannot claim to have seen something until you have photographed it. (Emile Zola)

Emile Zola - From the Quality category:

If I cannot overwhelm with my quality, I will overwhelm with my quantity. (Emile Zola)

Emile Zola - From the Sadness category:

When you have a sorrow that is too great it leaves no room for any other. (Emile Zola)

Emile Zola - From the Struggle category:

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

Emile Zola - From the Talent category:

The artist is nothing without the gift, but the gift is nothing without work. (Emile Zola)

Emile Zola - From the Temperament category:

Painting is nature seen through a temperament. (Emile Zola)

Emile Zola - From the Thought category:

The thought is a deed. Of all deeds she fertilizes the world most. (Emile Zola)

Emile Zola - From the Time category:

One forges one's style on the terrible anvil of daily deadlines. (Emile Zola)

Emile Zola - From the Truth category:

If you shut up truth, and bury it underground, it will but grow. (Emile Zola)

Emile Zola - From the Work category:

The artist is nothing without the gift, but the gift is nothing without work. (Emile Zola)