Both the landscape and its beholder – Simone de Beauvoir

Formerly, I had been quite satisfied with myself, but I had taken very little trouble to increase my self-knowledge; from now on, I would stand outside myself, watch over and observe myself; in my diary I had long conversations with myself. I was entering a world whose newness stunned me. I learned to distinguish between … Continue reading Both the landscape and its beholder – Simone de Beauvoir