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Creative Quotations from . . .
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.
It's frightening to think that you mark your children merely by being yourself. It seems unfair. You can't assume the responsibility for everything you do --or don't do.

The fact that we are human beings is infinitely more important than all the peculiarities that distinguish human beings from one another.
Change your life today. Don't gamble on the future, act now, without delay.
One is not born a genius. One becomes a genius.
Patience is one of those "feminine" qualities which have their origin in our oppression but should be preserved after our liberation.
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: "Les Belles Images," ch. 3 (1966; tr. 1968).
R: In "Words of Women Quotations for Success," by Power Dynamics Publishing, 1997.
A: In <a href="http://www.cyber-nation.com/cgi-bin/victory/quotations/qlreferral/quotelib.pl?id=10115">The Ultimate Success Quotations Library</a>, 1997.
N: "The Second Sex," 1949.
K: In "Marie-Claire," Interview by Alice Schwarzer, Oct. 1976.

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