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Quote of Simone de Beauvoir - Within the given world, it is...


Biography - Simone de Beauvoir:

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

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.




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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.




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Quotes for: freedom


Quotes

Quotes about freedom:


People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.





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.





"Just living is not enough," said the butterfly, "one must have sunshine, freedom and a little flower."





There is no easy walk to freedom anywhere.





This is the highest wisdom that I own; freedom and life are earned by those alone who conquer them each day anew.





Forgiveness is the key to action and freedom.











Quotes for: Woman


Quotes

Quotes about woman:


In fact, as a woman, I have no country. As a woman I want no country. As a woman my country is the whole world.





No one is more arrogant toward women, more aggressive or scornful, than the man who is anxious about his virility.





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





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.





No longer shall I paint interiors with men reading and women knitting. I will paint living people who breathe and feel and suffer and love.





The history of men's opposition to women's emancipation is more interesting perhaps than the story of that emancipation itself.











Quotes

Quotes for: Fraternity


May all men remember that they are brothers!





Great perils have this beauty, that they bring to light the fraternity of strangers.





It is through fraternity that liberty is saved.







Quotes

Simone de Beauvoir also said...


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





I accept the great adventure of being me.





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





To will oneself free is also to will others free.





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





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.












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