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It is not in giving life but in risking life that man is raised above the animal; that is why superiority has been accorded in humanity not to the sex that brings forth but to that which kills. (Le deuxieme sexe) - Simone De Beauvoir

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French novelist and feminist, 1908-86

Born:9th January, 1908
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Starsign: Capricorn

Author Keywords: Feminist, Novelist, French

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