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Man is defined as a human being and a woman as a female - whenever she behaves as a human being she is said to imitate the male.
One's life has value so long as one attributes value to the life of others, by means of love, friendship, indignation and compassion.
In itself, homosexuality is as limiting as heterosexuality: the ideal should be to be capable of loving a woman or a man; either, a human being, without feeling fear, restraint, or obligation.
This has always been a man's world, and none of the reasons that have been offered in explanation have seemed adequate.
Society, being codified by man, decrees that woman is inferior; she can do away with this inferiority only by destroying the male's superiority.
Sex pleasure in woman is a kind of magic spell; it demands complete abandon; if words or movements oppose the magic of caresses, the spell is broken.
No one is more arrogant toward women, more aggressive or scornful, than the man who is anxious about his virility.
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.
Representation of the world, like the world itself, is the work of men; they describe it from their own point of view, which they confuse with the absolute truth.
Life is occupied in both perpetuating itself and in surpassing itself; if all it does is maintain itself, then living is only not dying.
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.
To make oneself an object, to make oneself passive, is a very different thing from being a passive object.Previous 1 2 Next