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.
Simone de Beauvoir
Oppression tries to defend itself by its utility.
You have never had any confidence in him. And if he has no confidence in himself it is because he sees himself through your eyes.
I tore myself away from the safe comfort of certainties through my love for truth - and truth rewarded me.
To identify Woman with Altruism is to guarantee man absolute rights to her devotion; it is to impose on women a categorical must-be.
Sex pleasure in women is a kind of magic spell; it demands complete abandon; if words or movements oppose the magic of caresses, the spell is broken.