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Beauvoir's Quotes By Simone De Beauvoir: Live with no time-out. Live with no time-out. Simone De Beauvoir
Beauvoir's Quotes By Simone De Beauvoir: She was trying to get rid of a She was trying to get rid of a religious hangover. — Simone De Beauvoir
Beauvoir's Quotes By Simone De Beauvoir: Retirement may be looked upon either as a Retirement may be looked upon either as a prolonged holiday or as a rejection, a being thrown on to the scrap-heap. — Simone De Beauvoir
Beauvoir's Quotes By Simone De Beauvoir: For years I thought my work still lay For years I thought my work still lay ahead, and now I find it is behind me: there was no moment when it took place. — Simone De Beauvoir
Beauvoir's Quotes By Simone De Beauvoir: Taking without being taken in the anguish of Taking without being taken in the anguish of becoming prey is the dangerous game of adolescent feminine sexuality. — Simone De Beauvoir
Beauvoir's Quotes By Simone De Beauvoir: As long as the family and the myth As long as the family and the myth of the family ... have not been destroyed, women will still be oppressed. — Simone De Beauvoir
Beauvoir's Quotes By Simone De Beauvoir: Jealousy is not contemptible, real love has a Jealousy is not contemptible, real love has a beak and claws. — Simone De Beauvoir
Beauvoir's Quotes By Simone De Beauvoir: Man is a talking animal and he will Man is a talking animal and he will always let himself be swayed by the power of the word. Machines won't change human nature. — Simone De Beauvoir
Beauvoir's Quotes By Simone De Beauvoir: History took hold of me and never let History took hold of me and never let me go thereafter. — Simone De Beauvoir
Beauvoir's Quotes By Simone De Beauvoir: A man attaches himself to woman not to A man attaches himself to woman
not to enjoy her, but to enjoy himself. — Simone De Beauvoir
Beauvoir's Quotes By Simone De Beauvoir: Buying is a profound pleasure. Buying is a profound pleasure. — Simone De Beauvoir
Beauvoir's Quotes By Simone De Beauvoir: Vengeance is pointless, but certain men did not Vengeance is pointless, but certain men did not have a place in the world we sought to construct — Simone De Beauvoir
Beauvoir's Quotes By Simone De Beauvoir: I cannot be angry at God, in whom I cannot be angry at God, in whom I do not believe. — Simone De Beauvoir
Beauvoir's Quotes By Simone De Beauvoir: The nearer I come to the end of The nearer I come to the end of my days, the more I am enabled to see that strange thing, a life, and to see it whole ... — Simone De Beauvoir
Beauvoir's Quotes By Simone De Beauvoir: Yet a revolution cannot begin until the diffuse, Yet a revolution cannot begin until the diffuse, private indignation of individuals coalesces into a common cause. Beauvoir not only marshaled — Simone De Beauvoir
Beauvoir's Quotes By Simone De Beauvoir: Ethics is the triumph of freedom over facticity. Ethics is the triumph of freedom over facticity. — Simone De Beauvoir
Beauvoir's Quotes By Simone De Beauvoir: I love you, with a touch of tragedy I love you, with a touch of tragedy and quite madly. — Simone De Beauvoir
Beauvoir's Quotes By Simone De Beauvoir: Christian ideology has contributed no little to the Christian ideology has contributed no little to the oppression of woman. — Simone De Beauvoir
Beauvoir's Quotes By Simone De Beauvoir: There is something in the New York air There is something in the New York air that makes sleep useless. — Simone De Beauvoir
Beauvoir's Quotes By Simone De Beauvoir: Doomed to procreation and secondary tasks, stripped of Doomed to procreation and secondary tasks, stripped of her practical importance and her mystical prestige, woman becomes no more than a servant. — Simone De Beauvoir
Beauvoir's Quotes By Simone De Beauvoir: Marriage is traditionally the destiny offered to women Marriage is traditionally the destiny offered to women by society. Most women are married or have been, or plan to be or suffer from not being. — Simone De Beauvoir
Beauvoir's Quotes By Simone De Beauvoir: The ideal of happiness has always taken material The ideal of happiness has always taken material form in the house, whether cottage or castle; it stands for permanence and separation from the world. — Simone De Beauvoir
Beauvoir's Quotes By Simone De Beauvoir: Anyway I know only too well that all Anyway I know only too well that all life is nothing but a brief reprieve from death. — Simone De Beauvoir
Beauvoir's Quotes By Simone De Beauvoir: One is not born a woman, but becomes One is not born a woman, but becomes one. — Simone De Beauvoir
Beauvoir's Quotes By Simone De Beauvoir: The torment that so many young women know, The torment that so many young women know, bound hand and foot by love and motherhood, without having forgotten their former dreams. — Simone De Beauvoir
Beauvoir's Quotes By Simone De Beauvoir: We always come back to the same vicious We always come back to the same vicious circle - an extreme degree of material or intellectual poverty does away with the means of alleviating it. — Simone De Beauvoir
Beauvoir's Quotes By Simone De Beauvoir: A day in which I don't write leaves A day in which I don't write leaves a taste of ashes. — Simone De Beauvoir
Beauvoir's Quotes By Simone De Beauvoir: One is not conceived a lady, one turns One is not conceived a lady, one turns into one. — Simone De Beauvoir
Beauvoir's Quotes By Simone De Beauvoir: Some things I loved have vanished. A great Some things I loved have vanished. A great many others have been given to me — Simone De Beauvoir
Beauvoir's Quotes By Simone De Beauvoir: There is a poetry in making preserves; the There is a poetry in making preserves; the housewife has caught duration in the snare of sugar, she has enclosed life in jars. — Simone De Beauvoir
Beauvoir's Quotes By Simone De Beauvoir: The body is the instrument of our hold The body is the instrument of our hold on the world. — Simone De Beauvoir
Beauvoir's Quotes By Simone De Beauvoir: Life is occupied in both perpetuating itself and Life is occupied in both perpetuating itself and in surpassing itself; if all it does is maintain itself, then living is only not dying. — Simone De Beauvoir
Beauvoir's Quotes By Simone De Beauvoir: Women's mutual understanding comes from the fact that Women's mutual understanding comes from the fact that they identify themselves with each other; but for the same reason each is against the others. — Simone De Beauvoir
Beauvoir's Quotes By Simone De Beauvoir: It is impossible to do anything for anyone. It is impossible to do anything for anyone. — Simone De Beauvoir
Beauvoir's Quotes By Simone De Beauvoir: As we talked in the half-darkness I assuaged As we talked in the half-darkness I assuaged an old unhappiness. — Simone De Beauvoir
Beauvoir's Quotes By Simone De Beauvoir: To identify Woman with Altruism is to guarantee To identify Woman with Altruism is to guarantee man absolute rights to her devotion; it is to impose on women a categorical must-be. — Simone De Beauvoir
Beauvoir's Quotes By Simone De Beauvoir: Habit has a kind of poetry. Habit has a kind of poetry. — Simone De Beauvoir
Beauvoir's Quotes By Simone De Beauvoir: The knight departing for new adventures offends his The knight departing for new adventures offends his lady, yet she has nothing but contempt for him if he remains at her feet. — Simone De Beauvoir
Beauvoir's Quotes By Simone De Beauvoir: What would Prince Charming have for occupation if What would Prince Charming have for occupation if he had not to awaken the Sleeping beauty? — Simone De Beauvoir
Beauvoir's Quotes By Simone De Beauvoir: People seem to think that if you keep People seem to think that if you keep your head empty you automatically fill your balls. — Simone De Beauvoir
Beauvoir's Quotes By Simone De Beauvoir: It must feel wonderfully strange when, like Manette, It must feel wonderfully strange when, like Manette, one stands there, the only witness to a vanished world. — Simone De Beauvoir
Beauvoir's Quotes By Simone De Beauvoir: It is doubtless impossible to approach any human It is doubtless impossible to approach any human problems with a mind free from bias. — Simone De Beauvoir
Beauvoir's Quotes By Simone De Beauvoir: Her wings are cut and then she is Her wings are cut and then she is blamed for not knowing how to fly. — Simone De Beauvoir
Beauvoir's Quotes By Simone De Beauvoir: To adapt one's outlook to another person's salvation To adapt one's outlook to another person's salvation is the surest and quickest way of losing him. — Simone De Beauvoir
Beauvoir's Quotes By Simone De Beauvoir: But it is impossible for anyone to say But it is impossible for anyone to say 'I am sacrificing myself' without feeling bitterness. — Simone De Beauvoir
Beauvoir's Quotes By Simone De Beauvoir: That's what I consider true generosity: You give That's what I consider true generosity: You give your all, and yet you always feel as if it costs you nothing. — Simone De Beauvoir
Beauvoir's Quotes By Simone De Beauvoir: History is a great cemetery: men, deeds, ideas History is a great cemetery: men, deeds, ideas are always dying as soon as they are born. — Simone De Beauvoir
Beauvoir's Quotes By Simone De Beauvoir: Self-consciousness is not knowledge but a story one Self-consciousness is not knowledge but a story one tells about oneself. — Simone De Beauvoir
Beauvoir's Quotes By Simone De Beauvoir: Freedom is the source from which all significations Freedom is the source from which all significations and all values spring. It is the original condition of all justification of existence. — Simone De Beauvoir
Beauvoir's Quotes By Simone De Beauvoir: The ballot box is a most inadequate mechanism The ballot box is a most inadequate mechanism of change. — Simone De Beauvoir
Beauvoir's Quotes By Simone De Beauvoir: If the feminine issue is so absurd, is If the feminine issue is so absurd, is because the male's arrogance made it a discussion — Simone De Beauvoir
Beauvoir's Quotes By Simone De Beauvoir: Charity is all very nice,but people want to Charity is all very nice,but people want to get something out of it.That's the principle of charity affairs. — Simone De Beauvoir
Beauvoir's Quotes By Simone De Beauvoir: It is so difficult not to become vain It is so difficult not to become vain about one's own good luck. — Simone De Beauvoir
Beauvoir's Quotes By Simone De Beauvoir: Immortality is a terrible curse. Immortality is a terrible curse. — Simone De Beauvoir
Beauvoir's Quotes By Simone De Beauvoir: In order to be an artist, one must In order to be an artist, one must be deeply rooted in the society. — Simone De Beauvoir
Beauvoir's Quotes By Simone De Beauvoir: I was very fond of Lagneau's phrase: I I was very fond of Lagneau's phrase: I have no comfort but in my absolute despair. — Simone De Beauvoir
Beauvoir's Quotes By Simone De Beauvoir: To make oneself an object, to make oneself To make oneself an object, to make oneself passive, is a very different thing from being a passive object. — Simone De Beauvoir
Beauvoir's Quotes By Simone De Beauvoir: The earthly meaning of eternal life was death, The earthly meaning of eternal life was death, and she refused to die. — Simone De Beauvoir
Beauvoir's Quotes By Simone De Beauvoir: Indeed, there is nothing more arbitrary than intervening Indeed, there is nothing more arbitrary than intervening as a stranger in a destiny which is not ours ... — Simone De Beauvoir
Beauvoir's Quotes By Simone De Beauvoir: One's life has value so long as one One's life has value so long as one attributes value to the life of others. — Simone De Beauvoir
Beauvoir's Quotes By Simone De Beauvoir: Literature takes its revenge on reality by making Literature takes its revenge on reality by making it the slave of fiction ... — Simone De Beauvoir
Beauvoir's Quotes By Juliette Binoche: I am not a great French woman. George I am not a great French woman. George Sand, Marguerite Duras and Simone de Beauvoir are great French women. — Juliette Binoche
Beauvoir's Quotes By Louise Penny: in Beauvoir's experience losers were the most dangerous in Beauvoir's experience losers were the most dangerous people. Because eventually they got to the stage where they had nothing more to lose. — Louise Penny
Beauvoir's Quotes By Simone De Beauvoir: The American woman's inequality with men is proved The American woman's inequality with men is proved by her defiant attitude. — Simone De Beauvoir
Beauvoir's Quotes By Simone De Beauvoir: I was made for another planet altogether. I I was made for another planet altogether. I mistook the way. — Simone De Beauvoir
Beauvoir's Quotes By Simone De Beauvoir: I wish that every human life might be I wish that every human life might be pure transparent freedom. — Simone De Beauvoir
Beauvoir's Quotes By Simon De Beauvoir: It's very hard to review one's past without It's very hard to review one's past without cheating a little. — Simon De Beauvoir
Beauvoir's Quotes By Simone De Beauvoir: If I were to share Jaques' existence I If I were to share Jaques' existence I would find it hard to hold my own against him, for already I found his nihilism contagious. — Simone De Beauvoir
Beauvoir's Quotes By Simone De Beauvoir: all success cloaks a surrender all success cloaks a surrender — Simone De Beauvoir
Beauvoir's Quotes By Simone De Beauvoir: One can not start by saying our earthly One can not start by saying our earthly destiny has or has not importance, for it depends on us to give it importance. — Simone De Beauvoir
Beauvoir's Quotes By Simone De Beauvoir: Tonight, once more, life sinks its teeth into Tonight, once more, life sinks its teeth into my heart. — Simone De Beauvoir
Beauvoir's Quotes By Simone De Beauvoir: Retirement revives the sorrow of parting, the feeling Retirement revives the sorrow of parting, the feeling of abandonment, solitude and uselessness that is caused by the loss of some beloved person. — Simone De Beauvoir
Beauvoir's Quotes By Simone De Beauvoir: It is in the knowledge of the genuine It is in the knowledge of the genuine conditions of our lives that we must draw our strength to live and our reasons for living. — Simone De Beauvoir
Beauvoir's Quotes By Simone De Beauvoir: The relation of woman to husband, of daughter The relation of woman to husband, of daughter to father, of sister to brother, is a relation of vassalage. — Simone De Beauvoir
Beauvoir's Quotes By Simone De Beauvoir: Counselling man to treat her as a slave Counselling man to treat her as a slave while persuading her that she is a queen. — Simone De Beauvoir
Beauvoir's Quotes By Simone De Beauvoir: I tried to love you less.I couldn't. I tried to love you less.I couldn't. — Simone De Beauvoir
Beauvoir's Quotes By Simone De Beauvoir: The most sympathetic of men never fully comprehend The most sympathetic of men never fully comprehend woman's concrete situation. — Simone De Beauvoir
Beauvoir's Quotes By Simone De Beauvoir: It's only arrogance if you're wrong. It's only arrogance if you're wrong. — Simone De Beauvoir
Beauvoir's Quotes By Simone De Beauvoir: I've done everything I wanted to do, writing I've done everything I wanted to do, writing books, learning about things, but I've been swindled all the same because it's never anything more. — Simone De Beauvoir
Beauvoir's Quotes By Simone De Beauvoir: The Social Security's medical consultants support the interest The Social Security's medical consultants support the interest not of the victims but of the organization. — Simone De Beauvoir
Beauvoir's Quotes By Simone De Beauvoir: If you point out that they're walking in If you point out that they're walking in shit they scream it's you that have dirty feet. — Simone De Beauvoir
Beauvoir's Quotes By Simone De Beauvoir: This has always been a man's world, and This has always been a man's world, and none of the reasons that have been offered in explanation have seemed adequate. — Simone De Beauvoir
Beauvoir's Quotes By Simone De Beauvoir: Society, being codified by man, decrees that woman Society, being codified by man, decrees that woman is inferior; she can do away with this inferiority only by destroying the male's superiority. — Simone De Beauvoir
Beauvoir's Quotes By Simone De Beauvoir: It's not a very big step from contentment It's not a very big step from contentment to complacency. — Simone De Beauvoir
Beauvoir's Quotes By Simone De Beauvoir: Old age is life's parody. Old age is life's parody. — Simone De Beauvoir
Beauvoir's Quotes By Simone De Beauvoir: If you haven't been happy very young, you If you haven't been happy very young, you can still be happy later on, but it's much harder. You need more luck. — Simone De Beauvoir