To tell the truth, one is not born a genius: one becomes a genius.

On ne naît pas femme: on le devient.

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Original Citation

De Beauvoir, Simone. Le Deuxième Sexe [The Second Sex]. Vol. 1, Gallimard, 1949.

Current Citation

De Beauvoir, Simone. The Second Sex, translated by Constance Borde and Sheila Malovany-Chevallier. Vintage, 2011.