"The most mediocre of males feels himself a demigod as compared with women."
"A woman is like a tea bag - you can't tell how strong she is until you put her in hot water."Simone de Beauvoir on Eleanor Roosevelt
"I don't know who invented high heels, but all women owe him a lot."Simone de Beauvoir on Marilyn Monroe
"Ah, women. They make the highs higher and the lows more frequent."Simone de Beauvoir on Friedrich Nietzsche
"The age of a woman doesn't mean a thing. The best tunes are played on the oldest fiddles."Simone de Beauvoir on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"As usual, there is a great woman behind every idiot."Simone de Beauvoir on John Lennon
"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."