Simone de Beauvoir — French Writer born on January 09, 1908, died on April 14, 1986

Simone Lucie Ernestine Marie Bertrand de Beauvoir, commonly known as Simone de Beauvoir, was a French writer, intellectual, existentialist philosopher, political activist, feminist and social theorist. Though she did not consider herself a philosopher, she had a significant influence on both feminist existentialism and feminist theory. De Beauvoir wrote novels, essays, biographies, autobiography and monographs on philosophy, politics and social issues. She is known for her 1949 treatise The Second Sex, a detailed analysis of women's oppression and a foundational tract of contemporary feminism; her novels, including She Came to Stay and The Mandarins; and her open relationship with French philosopher Jean-Paul Sartre... (wikipedia)

Change your life today. Don't gamble on the future, act now, without delay.
One is not born a woman, but becomes one.
One's life has value so long as one attributes value to the life of others, by means of love, friendship, indignation and compassion.
No one is more arrogant toward women, more aggressive or scornful, than the man who is anxious about his virility.
This has always been a man's world, and none of the reasons that have been offered in explanation have seemed adequate.

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