Simone de Beauvoir quote about woman from The Second Sex - 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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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, The Second Sex (1949). copy citation

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