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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 choose life, is to always choose the future.
Simone de Beauvoir



Note  

Note



"To choose life, is to always choose the future. Without this choice which carries us forward we would be nothing but vegetation on the face of the earth."




Translation  

Translation

(French, German)


French
Choisir la vie, c’est toujours choisir l’avenir.”
Simone de Beauvoir

German
Sich für das Leben zu entscheiden, heißt sich immer für die Zukunft zu entscheiden.”
Simone de Beauvoir




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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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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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