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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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Society cares for the individual only so far as he is profitable.
Simone de Beauvoir




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The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom.”
Isaac Asimov
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Society is composed of two great classes those who have more dinners than appetite, and those who have more appetite than dinners.”
Nicolas Chamfort
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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.”
- Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen of 1789
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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.”
- Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen of 1789
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Article XV – The society has the right of requesting account from any public agent of its administration.”
- Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen of 1789
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Article XVI – Any society in which the guarantee of rights is not assured, nor the separation of powers determined, has no Constitution.”
- Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen of 1789
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Harmony between two individuals is never granted - it has to be conquered indefinitely.”
Simone de Beauvoir
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Article III – The principle of any sovereignty resides essentially in the Nation. No body, no individual can exert authority which does not emanate expressly from it.”
- Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen of 1789
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when we say that a man is responsible for himself, we do not only mean that he is responsible for his own individuality, but that he is responsible for all men.”
Jean-Paul Sartre - Existentialism and Humanism
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The regeneration of society is the regeneration of society by individual education.”
Jean de La Bruyere
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In the society, where people are just parts in a larger machine, individuals are unable to develop fully.”
Friedrich Schiller
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Society exists only as a mental concept in the real world there are only individuals.”
Oscar Wilde
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The present is not a potential past; it is the moment of choice and action.”
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Harmony between two individuals is never granted - it has to be conquered indefinitely.”
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To will oneself free is also to will others free.”
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Change your life today. Don't gamble on the future, act now, without delay.”
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To choose life, is to always choose the future.”
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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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