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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

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



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



Translation

Translation

(French, German)



French
On ne naît pas femme : on le devient.

German
Man wird nicht als Frau geboren, man wird es.




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Man is not born, but made man.

One is not born, but rather becomes, free.




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Harmony between two individuals is never granted - it has to be conquered indefinitely.
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I accept the great adventure of being me.
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The present is not a potential past; it is the moment of choice and action.
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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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