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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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To will oneself free is also to will others free.
Simone de Beauvoir



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(French, German)


French
Se vouloir libre, c'est aussi vouloir les autres libres.”
Simone de Beauvoir

German
Frei sein wollen bedeutet wollen, dass auch die anderen frei sind.”
Simone de Beauvoir



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Knowing is not enough; we must apply.
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Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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The kind of happiness I want consists, not so much in doing what I wish, as in not doing what I don't wish.”
Jean-Jacques Rousseau
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We can never know what to want, because, living only one life, we can neither compare it with our previous lives nor perfect it in our lives to comes.”
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People who want something strongly enough are almost always well served by chance.”
Honore de Balzac
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Everyone's responsibility involves two acts: wanting to know and daring to say.”
Abbé Pierre
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Man is the being who wills.”
Friedrich Schiller
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Quotes about freedom:


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People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.”
Soren Kierkegaard
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"Just living is not enough," said the butterfly, "one must have sunshine, freedom and a little flower."”
Hans Christian Andersen
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There is no easy walk to freedom anywhere.”
Nelson Mandela
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This is the highest wisdom that I own; freedom and life are earned by those alone who conquer them each day anew.”
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe - Faust: A Tragedy
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Forgiveness is the key to action and freedom.”
Hannah Arendt
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Liberty means responsibility. That is why most men dread it.”
George Bernard Shaw
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Quotes about others:


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To be happy, we must consider the happiness of another.”
Gaston Bachelard - La Psychanalyse du feu
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If we had no pride we should not complain of that of others.”
François de La Rochefoucauld - Reflections, or Sentences and Moral Maxims
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Whoever is happy will make others happy too.”
Anne Frank - The Diary of a Young Girl
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Our prime purpose in this life is to help others. And if you can't help them, at least don't hurt them.”
Tenzin Gyatso, 14th Dalai Lama
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When you are happy, there is still much to be done: to comfort others.”
Jules Renard
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One of the secrets of life is that all that is really worth the doing is what we do for others.”
Lewis Carroll
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Simone de Beauvoir also said...


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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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Harmony between two individuals is never granted - it has to be conquered indefinitely.”
Simone de Beauvoir
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Change your life today. Don't gamble on the future, act now, without delay.”
Simone de Beauvoir
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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.”
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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