Portrait of Simone de Beauvoir, Café de Flore, Paris, c. 1945. pictured by Brassaï

Ces femmes qui nous ont inspiré

Brassaï, Portrait of Simone de Beauvoir, Café de Flore, Paris, c. 1945 My woman.

Simone de Beauvoir, Emma Goldman, and Rosa Luxemburg smoking pipes, 1930s.  #squadgoals

Rosa Luxemburgo, socialismo o barbarie

simone de beauvoir, emma goldman, & rosa luxemburg on the beach smoking pipes. This an apocryphal caption: de Beauvoir, Goldman, and Luxemburg didn't actually know each other. but isn't it pretty to imagine the possibility of these women together?

Name: Simone de Beauvoir  Dates: 1908-1986    Why she rocks: She was a French existentialist philosopher and feminist political activist. She wrote many essays, novels and biographies about political and social issues. Her book The Second Sex is a detailed look at women’s oppression and contemporary feminism.

'When I was an adolescent, books saved me from despair' Simone de Beauvoir, born today, 1908

I am awfully greedy; I want everything from life. I want to be a woman and to be a man, to have many friends and to have loneliness, to work much and write good books, to travel and enjoy myself, to be selfish and to be unselfish Simone de Beauvoir

"I am awfully greedy; I want to be a woman and to be a man, to have many friends and to have loneliness, to work much and write good books, to travel and enjoy myself, to be selfish and to be unselfish.

Simone de Beauvoir, Paris, 1955 (Gisèle Freund)  "I accept the great adventure of being me"

Simone de Beauvoir, Paris, 1955 (Gisèle Freund) "I accept the great adventure of being me"

All oppression creates a state of war. - Simone de Beauvoir

Simone de Beauvoir quotes and sayings page 2 (deceased writer born on Jan Here's quote # 11 through 20 out of the 34 we have for.

Simone de Beauvoir. French existentialist, feminist, and Sartre's long-time love. "Change your life today. Don't gamble on the future, act now, without delay."

“When woman, fully the equal of man, can love in her strength and not in her weakness, love will become for her as for man a source of life and not of mortal danger.” -Simone de Beauvoir, The Second Sex

Simone de Beauvoir during a women’s demonstration in Paris. The text in her arm says: “Free and costless abortion and contraception. Women’s Liberation Movement”. Paris, 1971. Photo: Gilles Peress.

beauvoiriana: Simone de Beauvoir during a women’s demonstration in Paris. The text in her arm says: “Free and costless abortion and contraception. Women’s Liberation Movement”. Repost for International Women’s Day.

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