Famous Creative Women Quotations from . . .

Simone de Beauvoir
(1908-1986) born on
Jan 9
French writer. "She was noted for her attack on the inferior role of women in "The Second Sex," 1949."

We always come back to the same vicious circle - an extreme degree of material or intellectual poverty does away with the means of alleviating it.

I tore myself away from the safe comfort of certainties through my love for truth - and truth rewarded me.
"The writer of originality, unless dead, is always shocking, scandalous; novelty disturbs and repels."
"In the face of an obstacle which is impossible to overcome, stubbornness is stupid."
Live with no time out.


Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F:  ""The Coming of Age," 1970."
R: ""All Said and Done," 1974."
A: ""The Second Sex," 1953."
N: ""The Ethics of Ambiguity," 1948."
K: ""All Said and Done," 1974."

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