Quotes by Clare Boothe Luce

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

But if God had wanted us to think just with our wombs, why did He give us a brain?
I refuse the compliment that I think like a man, thought has no sex, one either thinks or one does not.
Women know what men have long forgotten. The ultimate economic and spiritual unit of any civilization is still the family.
No woman has ever so comforted the distressed or distressed the comfortable. [On Eleanor Roosevelt]
Lying increases the creative faculties, expands the ego, lessens the friction of social contacts. It is only in lies, wholeheartedly and bravely told, that human nature attains through words and speech the forbearance, the nobility, the romance, the idealism, that -- being what it is -- it falls so short of in fact and in deed.
A man's home may seem to be his castle on the outside; inside, it is more often his nursery.
Male supremacy has kept woman down. It has not knocked her out.
I don't have a warm personal enemy left. They've all died off. I miss them terribly because they helped define me.
You know, that's the only good thing about divorce; you get to sleep with your mother.
Courage is the ladder on which all the other virtues mount.
Communism is the opiate of the intellectuals [With] no cure except as a guillotine might be called a cure for dandruff.
You see few people here in America who really care very much about living a Christian life in a democratic world.
They say women talk too much. If you ever worked in Congress you know that the filibuster was invented yb men.

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