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Simone de Beauvoir
(1908-1986) born on
Jan 09
French writer. She was noted for her attack on the inferior role of women in "The Second Sex," 1949.
         
   
F
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.

R
I tore myself away from the safe comfort of certainties through my love for truth - and truth rewarded me.
A
The writer of originality, unless dead, is always shocking, scandalous; novelty disturbs and repels.
N
In the face of an obstacle which is impossible to overcome, stubbornness is stupid.
K
Live with no time out.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: "The Coming of Age," 1970.
R: "All Said and Done," 1974.
A: "The Second Sex," 1953.
N: "The Ethics of Ambiguity," 1948.
K: "All Said and Done," 1974.
   


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