Simone de Beauvoir Quotes

All oppression creates a state of war. Simone De Beauvoir

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. 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

If you live long enough, you’ll see that every victory turns into a defeat. Simone de Beauvoir

One is not born a genius, one becomes a genius. Simone De Beauvoir

When an individual is kept in a situation of inferiority, the fact is that he does become inferior. Simone De Beauvoir

That’s what I consider true generosity. You give your all, and yet you always feel as if it costs you nothing. Simone de Beauvoir