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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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Within the given world, it is up to man to make the reign of freedom prevail; to carry off this supreme victory, men and women must, among other things and above and beyond their natural differentiations, affirm their brotherhood unequivocally.
Simone de Beauvoir




Translation  

Translation

(French)


French
C’est au sein du monde donné qu’il appartient à l’homme de faire triompher le règne de la liberté; pour remporter cette suprême victoire il est entre autres nécessaire que par delà leurs différenciations naturelles hommes et femmes affirment sans équivoque leur fraternité.”
Simone de Beauvoir




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