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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
Few books are more thrilling than certain confessions, but they must be honest, and the author must have something to confess.

R
In order for the artist to have a world to express he must first be situated in this world, oppressed or oppressing, resigned or rebellious, a man among men.
A
A man would never get the notion of writing a book on the peculiar situation of the human male.
N
One is not born, but rather becomes, a woman."
K
If you live long enough, you'll see that every victory turns into a defeat.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: "The Second Sex," 1949.
R: "The Ethics of Ambiguity," ch. 1, 1948.
A: "The Second Sex," 1953.
N: The Second Sex," Knopf 53
K: All Men are Mortal, 1946
   


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