Clare Boothe Luce - Quotes

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Censorship, like charity, should begin at home, but, unlike charity, it should end there. ---->>>

Money can't buy happiness, but it can make you awfully comfortable while you're being miserable.

Money can't buy happiness, but it can make you awfully comfortable while you're being miserable.

No good deed goes unpunished.

No good deed goes unpunished.

A woman's best protection is a little money of her own.

A woman's best protection is a little money of her own.

Because I am a woman, I must make unusual efforts to succeed. If I fail, no one will say, 'She doesn't have what it takes'; They will say, 'Women don't have what it takes.' ---->>>

A man has only one escape from his old self: to see a different self in the mirror of some woman's eyes. ---->>>

Courage is the ladder on which all the other virtues mount.

Courage is the ladder on which all the other virtues mount.

There are no hopeless situations; there are only men who have grown hopeless about them. ---->>>

The politicians were talking themselves red, white and blue in the face.

The politicians were talking themselves red, white and blue in the face.

In the final analysis there is no other solution to man's progress but the day's honest work, the day's honest decision, the day's generous utterances, and the day's good deed. ---->>>

They say that women talk too much. If you have worked in Congress you know that the filibuster was invented by men.

They say that women talk too much. If you have worked in Congress you know that the filibuster was invented by men.

I refuse the compliment that I think like a man, thought has no sex, one either thinks or one does not. ---->>>

A man's home may seem to be his castle on the outside; inside is more often his nursery. ---->>>

Advertising has done more to cause the social unrest of the 20th century than any other single factor. ---->>>

It is matrimonial suicide to be jealous when you have a really good reason. ---->>>

In politics women type the letters, lick the stamps, distribute the pamphlets and get out the vote. Men get elected.

In politics women type the letters, lick the stamps, distribute the pamphlets and get out the vote. Men get elected.

They say women talk too much. If you have worked in Congress you know that the filibuster was invented by men.

They say women talk too much. If you have worked in Congress you know that the filibuster was invented by men.

There is nothing like a good dose of another woman to make a man appreciate his wife. ---->>>

I don't have a warm personal enemy left. They've all died off. I miss them terribly because they helped define me. ---->>>

Technological man can't believe in anything that can't be measured, taped, or put into a computer. ---->>>

The oppressed never free themselves - they do not have the necessary strengths. ---->>>

Male supremacy has kept woman down. It has not knocked her out. ---->>>

Women know what men have long forgotten. The ultimate economic and spiritual unit of any civilization is still the family. ---->>>

Politicians talk themselves red, white, and blue in the face. ---->>>

But if God wanted us to think with our wombs, why did he give us a brain. ---->>>

Lying increases the creative faculties, expands the ego, and lessens the frictions of social contacts. ---->>>

Thoughts have no sex. ---->>>

Nature abhors a virgin - a frozen asset. ---->>>

You know, that's the only good thing about divorce; you get to sleep with your mother. ---->>>

The women who inspired this play deserved to be smacked across the head with a meat ax and that, I flatter myself, is exactly what I smacked them with. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 04-10, 1903
Birthplace:
Die: 10-09, 1987
Occupation: Dramatist
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Clare Boothe Luce (March 10, 1903 – October 9, 1987) was an American author, politician, U.S. Ambassador and public conservative figure. She was the first American woman appointed to a major ambassadorial post abroad. A versatile author, she is best known for her 1936 hit play The Women, which had an all-female cast (wikipedia)