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Quote of Simone de Beauvoir - Change your life today. Don't gamble...


Biography - Simone de Beauvoir:

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

Change your life today. Don't gamble on the future, act now, without delay.




Translation

Translation

(French, German)



French
Changer la vie aujourd'hui même. Ne pas miser sur l'avenir mais agir sans attendre.

German
Ändere dein Leben heute. Verlasse dich nicht auf die Zukunft. Handle jetzt, ohne zu zögern.




See also 

See also...



Seize the day.

Begin at once to live, and count each separate day as a separate life.

You can't live at all, unless you can live fully now.

Later it will be too late. Our life is now.

Do not wait to be perfect to start something good.

You must live in the present, launch yourself on every wave, find your eternity in each moment.




Quotes for: life


Quotes

Quotes about life:


As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live.





Man arrives as a novice at each age of his life.





A happy life, therefore, is one which is in accordance with its own nature.





There is more to life than increasing its speed.





To live means to love, but above all, to love life.





Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.











Quotes for: change


Quotes

Quotes about change:


The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it, and join the dance.





Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.





Change alone is the constant.





If there is anything that we wish to change in the child, we should first examine it and see whether it is not something that could better be changed in ourselves.





Because things are the way they are, things will not stay the way they are.





To exist is to change, to change is to mature, to mature is to go on creating oneself endlessly.











Quotes for: future


Quotes

Quotes about the future:


Never let the future disturb you. You will meet it, if you have to, with the same weapons of reason which today arm you against the present.





Enjoy present pleasures in such a way as not to injure future ones.
Seneca - 





As for the future, your task is not to foresee it, but to enable it.





Man is the future of man.





The distinction between the past, present and future is only a stubbornly persistent illusion.





The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, not to worry about the future, or not to anticipate troubles, but to live in the present moment wisely and earnestly.











Quotes for: now


Quotes

Quotes about now:


No valid plans for the future can be made by those who have no capacity for living now.





Now or never.
 - 





Finding the right words at the right moment is action.





Live now, believe me, wait not till tomorrow:
Gather today the roses of life.






The world is generally so restless, that men scarcely ever think of the present time, and the instant they are now actually living, but of those in which they are to live. So that we are always in a disposition to live in future, but never to live now.





I wasted time, and now doth time waste me.











Quotes for: action


Quotes

Quotes about action:


I have laboured carefully, not to mock, lament, or execrate, but to understand human actions.





One should be light like a bird, and not like a feather.





I have always thought the actions of men the best interpreters of their thoughts.





Forgiveness is the key to action and freedom.





Act only according to that maxim whereby you can, at the same time, will that it should become a universal law.





Think like a man of action, act like a man of thought.











Quotes

Simone de Beauvoir also said...


I accept the great adventure of being me.





Harmony between two individuals is never granted - it has to be conquered indefinitely.





Never forget that it will be enough for a political, economic or religious crisis for the rights of women to be called into question. These rights are never acquired. You will have to remain vigilant throughout your life.





The present is not a potential past; it is the moment of choice and action.





One is not born, but rather becomes, a woman.





To will oneself free is also to will others free.












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