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About Simone de Beauvoir
Simone de Beauvoir is best remembered for her 1949 book titled “The Second Sex”. The French existentialist, author, and social theorist was also credited for writing a number of books which includes “She Came to Stay” and “The Mandarins”.
Her real name was Simone Marie Bertrand Beauvoir and she was raised by her parents called Françoise and Georges Bertrand Beauvoir. Her junior sister was a painter called Hélène. She was married to novelist Jean-Paul Sartre. Her daughter is called Sylvie Le Bon-de Beauvoir.
She received lots of accolades during her successful career. Some of her awards are “Jerusalem Prize”, “Prix Goncourt”, and “Austrian State Prize for European Literature”.
In order to raise money for her writing career, she served as a lycée teacher in 1929.
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Famous quotes by Simone de Beauvoir
All oppression creates a state of war.Simone de Beauvoir
All the idols made by man, however terrifying they may be, are in point of fact subordinate to him, and that is why he will always have it in his power to destroy them.Simone de Beauvoir
Art is an attempt to integrate evil.Simone de Beauvoir
Change your life today. Don't gamble on the future, act now, without delay.Simone de Beauvoir
Defending the truth is not something one does out of a sense of duty or to allay guilt complexes, but is a reward in itself.Simone de Beauvoir
I tore myself away from the safe comfort of certainties through my love for truth - and truth rewarded me.Simone de Beauvoir
I wish that every human life might be pure transparent freedom.Simone de Beauvoir
In itself, homosexuality is as limiting as heterosexuality: the ideal should be to be capable of loving a woman or a man either, a human being, without feeling fear, restraint, or obligation.Simone de Beauvoir
It is old age, rather than death, that is to be contrasted with life. Old age is life's parody, whereas death transforms life into a destiny: in a way it preserves it by giving it the absolute dimension. Death does away with time.Simone de Beauvoir
No one is more arrogant toward women, more aggressive or scornful, than the man who is anxious about his virility.Simone de Beauvoir
One's life has value so long as one attributes value to the life of others, by means of love, friendship, indignation and compassion.Simone de Beauvoir
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.Simone de Beauvoir
Society cares for the individual only so far as he is profitable.Simone de Beauvoir
Society, being codified by man, decrees that woman is inferior she can do away with this inferiority only by destroying the male's superiority.Simone de Beauvoir
The most mediocre of males feels himself a demigod as compared with women.Simone de Beauvoir
To catch a husband is an art to hold him is a job.Simone de Beauvoir
What is an adult? A child blown up by age.Simone de Beauvoir
Simone de Beauvoir's Popularity
Simone de Beauvoir was a famous French author, who was born on January 9, 1908. As a person born on this date, Simone de Beauvoir is listed in our database as the 70th most popular celebrity for the day (January 9) and the 91st most popular for the year (1908).
People born on January 9 fall under the Zodiac sign of Capricorn, the Sea Goat. Simone de Beauvoir is the 2029th most popular Capricorn.
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