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




Translation  

Translation

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

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




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Later it will be too late. Our life is now.”
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Do not wait to be perfect to start something good.”
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Man arrives a novice at every age of life.”
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There is more to life than increasing its speed.”
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To live means to love, but above all, to love life.”
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Give every day the chance to become the most beautiful day of your life.”
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My life is my message.”
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To exist is to change, to change is to mature, to mature is to go on creating oneself endlessly.”
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The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it, and join the dance.”
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To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.”
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Change alone is the constant.”
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Enjoy present pleasures in such a way as not to injure future ones.”
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Man is the future of man.”
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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.”
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No valid plans for the future can be made by those who have no capacity for living now.”
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The future influences the present just as much as the past.”
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You can't live at all, unless you can live fully now.”
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Now or never.”
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Live now, believe me, wait not till tomorrow:
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I wasted time, and now doth time waste me.”
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I have laboured carefully, not to mock, lament, or execrate, but to understand human actions.”
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Act only according to that maxim whereby you can, at the same time, will that it should become a universal law.”
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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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I have always thought the actions of men the best interpreters of their thoughts.”
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Forgiveness is the key to action and freedom.”
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Think like a man of action, act like a man of thought.”
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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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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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No one is more arrogant toward women, more aggressive or scornful, than the man who is anxious about his virility.”
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