"I wish that every human life might be pure transparent freedom."
"Freedom prospers when religion is vibrant and the rule of law under God is acknowledged."Simone de Beauvoir on Ronald Reagan
"For to be free is not merely to cast off one's chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others."Simone de Beauvoir on Nelson Mandela
"If you want total security, go to prison. There you're fed, clothed, given medical care and so on. The only thing lacking... is freedom."Simone de Beauvoir on Dwight D. Eisenhower
"I am free because I know that I alone am morally responsible for everything I do. I am free, no matter what rules surround me. If I find them tolerable, I tolerate them if I find them too obnoxious, I break them. I am free because I know that I alone am morally responsible for everything I do."Simone de Beauvoir on Robert A. Heinlein
"Freedom is not worth having if it does not connote freedom to err."Simone de Beauvoir on Mahatma Gandhi
"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."