Most men who get married have only in view reproduction, propriety, or what is due to the child; yet neither reproduction, propriety, nor the child constitute happiness.
 Simone de Beauvoir, The Second Sex (1949). copy citation

Author Simone de Beauvoir
Source The Second Sex
Topic happiness reproduction
Date 1949
Language English
Note Translated by Constance Borde and 
Sheila Malovany Chevallier