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Quotes for: 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  






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.




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






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  






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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