The philosopher Simone de died at the age of 78. Here is all you want to know, and more!
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Feminist and existentialist philosopher known for writing She Came to Stay and The Mandarins and her treatise The Second Sex from 1949.
She was married to Jacques-Laurent Bost and she had a daughter named Sylvie Le Bon-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)
“Sex pleasure in woman is a kind of magic spell; it demands complete abandon; if words or movements oppose the magic of caresses, the spell is broken.” (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)
“All oppression creates a state of war.” (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)