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Simone de Beauvoir

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Biography - Simone de Beauvoir:

French writer, intellectual and philosopher.
Born: 1908 - Died: 1986
Period:
20th century
Place of birth: France
France

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It is desire that creates the desirable, it is the project that poses the end.
Simone de Beauvoir




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Translation

(French)


French
C'est le désir qui crée le désirable, et le projet qui pose la fin.”
Simone de Beauvoir




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Man is nothing else than his plan; he exists only to the extent that he fulfills himself; he is therefore nothing else than the ensemble of his acts, nothing less than his life.”
Jean-Paul Sartre - Existentialism and Humanism
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Desire is the essence of a man.”
Baruch Spinoza - Ethics
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There is no desire more natural than the desire for knowledge.”
Michel de Montaigne - Essays
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Man is a creation of desire, not a creation of need.”
Gaston Bachelard - La Psychanalyse du feu
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This is that human freedom, which all boast that they possess, and which consists solely in the fact, that men are conscious of their own desire, but are ignorant of the causes whereby that desire has been determined.”
Baruch Spinoza
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A clever man ought to so regulate his interests that each will fall in due order. Our greediness so often troubles us, making us run after so many things at the same time, that while we too eagerly look after the least we miss the greatest.”
François de La Rochefoucauld - Reflections, or Sentences and Moral Maxims
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Nothing retains less of desire in art, in science, than this will to industry, booty, possession.”
André Breton
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The present is not a potential past; it is the moment of choice and action.”
Simone de Beauvoir
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Harmony between two individuals is never granted - it has to be conquered indefinitely.”
Simone de Beauvoir
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To will oneself free is also to will others free.”
Simone de Beauvoir
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Change your life today. Don't gamble on the future, act now, without delay.”
Simone de Beauvoir
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To choose life, is to always choose the future.”
Simone de Beauvoir
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One's life has value so long as one attributes value to the life of others, by means of love, friendship, indignation and compassion.”
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