"Defending the truth is not something one does out of a sense of duty or to allay guilt complexes, but is a reward in itself."
"Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth."Simone de Beauvoir on Marcus Aurelius
"Anyone who doesn't take truth seriously in small matters cannot be trusted in large ones either."Simone de Beauvoir on Albert Einstein
"Three things cannot be long hidden: the sun, the moon, and the truth."Simone de Beauvoir on Buddha
"I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word in reality. This is why right, temporarily defeated, is stronger than evil triumphant."Simone de Beauvoir on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"A lie gets halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to get its pants on."Simone de Beauvoir on Winston Churchill
"What is an adult? A child blown up by age."
"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."
"To catch a husband is an art to hold him is a job."
"Art is an attempt to integrate evil."
"Change your life today. Don't gamble on the future, act now, without delay."