Change your life today. Don't gamble on the future, act now, without delay.
I wish that every human life might be pure transparent freedom.
One is not born a woman, but becomes one.
One's life has value so long as one attributes value to the life of others, by means of love, friendship, indignation and compassion.
I tore myself away from the safe comfort of certainties through my love for truth - and truth rewarded me.
I am incapable of conceiving infinity, and yet I do not accept finity.
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.
No one is more arrogant toward women, more aggressive or scornful, than the man who is anxious about his virility.
What is an adult? A child blown up by age.
When an individual is kept in a situation of inferiority, the fact is that he does become inferior.
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.
This has always been a man's world, and none of the reasons that have been offered in explanation have seemed adequate.
All the idols made by man, however terrifying they may be, are in point of fact subordinate to him, and that is why he will always have it in his power to destroy them.
The word love has by no means the same sense for both sexes, and this is one cause of the serious misunderstandings that divide them.
In the face of an obstacle which is impossible to overcome, stubbornness is stupid.
Buying is a profound pleasure.
The writer of originality, unless dead, is always shocking, scandalous; novelty disturbs and repels.
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.
Society cares for the individual only so far as he is profitable.
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.
Society, being codified by man, decrees that woman is inferior; she can do away with this inferiority only by destroying the male's superiority.
One is not born, but rather becomes, a woman.
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.
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.