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Quotes about 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.
Simone de Beauvoir / 

One is not born, but rather becomes, a woman.
Simone de Beauvoir - The Second Sex / 

One is not born, but rather becomes, a 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.
Virginia Woolf / 

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

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 / 

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.
Edvard Munch / 

It is through gainful employment that the woman has traversed most of the distance that separated her from the male; and nothing else can guarantee her liberty in practice.
Simone de Beauvoir / 

When a woman learned to read, the woman question arose in the world.
Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach / 

It is by playing the man, or the woman well that one helps humanity to exist. And it is necessary: it needs you just as you need it!
AndrĂ© Comte-Sponville - PrĂ©sentations de la philosophie / 

A woman must have money and a room of her own if she is to write fiction.
Virginia Woolf

For most of history, Anonymous was a woman.
Virginia Woolf

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

Women forge themselves the chains with which men do not wish to burden them.
Simone de Beauvoir / 

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