Quotes by Simone de Beauvoir

Simone Lucie Ernestine Marie Bertrand de Beauvoir; 9 January 1908 – 14 April 1986) was a French writer, intellectual, existentialist philosopher, political activist, feminist and social theorist. Though she did not consider herself a philosopher, she had a significant influence on both feminist existentialism and feminist theory. De Beauvoir wrote novels, essays, biographies, autobiography and monographs on philosophy, politics and social issues.

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In all tears, there's a spark of hope.

Crying & Tears, HopeSimone de Beauvoir
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When someone's in love he's the person he ought to be.

LoveSimone de Beauvoir
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Harmony between two people is never given. It has to be earned again and again.

RelationshipsSimone de Beauvoir
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Women who don't demand anything, are taken by their word - they don't get anything.

Women's RightsSimone de Beauvoir
 
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I wish that every human life might be pure transparent freedom.

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One is not born a woman, but becomes one.

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Representation of the world, like the world itself, is the work of men; they describe it from their own point of view, which they confuse with the absolute truth.

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