Simone de Beauvoir quote about woman from The Second Sex (1949) - A woman is shut up in a kitchen or a boudoir, and one is surprised her horizon is limited; her wings are cut, and then she is blamed for not knowing how to fly.
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Quotes by Simone de Beauvoir · Quotes from The Second Sex · Quotes about woman · Quotes about limit · Quotes about horizon

A woman is shut up in a kitchen or a boudoir, and one is surprised her horizon is limited; her wings are cut, and then she is blamed for not knowing how to fly.

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1949
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Translated by Constance Borde and 
Sheila Malovany Chevallier
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Simone de Beauvoir quote about woman from The Second Sex (1949) - A woman is shut up in a kitchen or a boudoir, and one is surprised her horizon is limited; her wings are cut, and then she is blamed for not knowing how to fly.
Simone de Beauvoir quote about woman from The Second Sex (1949) - A woman is shut up in a kitchen or a boudoir, and one is surprised her horizon is limited; her wings are cut, and then she is blamed for not knowing how to fly.
Simone de Beauvoir quote about woman from The Second Sex (1949) - A woman is shut up in a kitchen or a boudoir, and one is surprised her horizon is limited; her wings are cut, and then she is blamed for not knowing how to fly.
Simone de Beauvoir quote about woman from The Second Sex (1949) - A woman is shut up in a kitchen or a boudoir, and one is surprised her horizon is limited; her wings are cut, and then she is blamed for not knowing how to fly.