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

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 man would never get the notion of writing a book on the peculiar situation of the human male.
One is not born, but rather becomes, a woman."
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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