Simone de Beauvoir Quote

I was struck by the absence, even among very young boys and girls, of any interior motivation; they were incapable of thinking, of inventing, of imagining, of choosing, of deciding for themselves; this incapacity was expressed by their conformism; in every domain of life they employed only the abstract measure of money, because they were unable to trust to their own judgment.


Force of circumstance (ed. 1977)

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I was struck by the absence, even among very young boys and girls, of any interior motivation; they were incapable of thinking, of inventing, of...