One's life has value so long as one attributes value to the life of others.
Simone de Beauvoir
Existence asserts itself as an absolute which must seek its justification within itself and not suppress itself. To attain this truth, man must not attempt to dispel the ambiguity of his being but, on the contrary, accept the task of realizing it.
History took hold of me and never let me go thereafter.
The Koran treats women with the most absolute contempt.
I should like to be the landscape which I am contemplating, I should like this sky, this quiet water to think themselves within me, that it might be I whom they express in flesh and bone, and I remain at a distance. But it is also by this distance that the sky and the water exist before me.
No one is more arrogant toward women, more aggressive or scornful, than the man who is anxious about his virility.