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… failure is a very condition of his life; one can never dream of eliminating it without immediately dreaming of death. This does not mean that one should consent to failure, but rather one must consent to struggle against it without respite.




Simone de Beauvoir, 1908-1986, French Author, The Ethics of Ambiguity, 1947

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Simone de Beauvoir
Simone de Beauvoir
  • Born: January 9, 1908
  • Died: April 14, 1986
  • Nationality: French
  • Profession: Writer

Simone Lucie Ernestine Marie Bertrand 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.

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