Most Fascinating Female Writers of the XX Century

There are some extraordinary creatures who know not only how to enchant the public with words, but also have an incredibly magnetic aurea that makes them unique and irreplaceable.

That’s the case of 5 female writers, the Italian Oriana Fallaci, Joan Didion, Virginia Woolf, Simone De Beauvoir and the feminist Gloria Steinhem, known for their deep wisdom, tormented soul and incredible talent.

We have selected some of their best quotations to inspire you day.

Oriana Fallaci

“I have reached the conclusion that those who have physical courage also have moral courage. Physical courage is a great test.”

Oriana Fallaci

Joan Didion

“Read, learn, work it up, go to the literature. Information is control.”

― Joan Didion, The Year of Magical Thinking

Simone De Beauvoir

“Life is occupied in both perpetuating itself and in surpassing itself; if all it does is maintain itself, then living is only not dying.”

– Simone De Beauvoir

Gloria Steinhem

“Girls actually need superheroes much more than boys.”

– Gloria Steinhem

Virginia Woolf

“I thought how unpleasant it is to be locked out; and I thought how it is worse, perhaps, to be locked in.” 


― Virginia Woolf


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