Quotes by Clare Boothe Luce

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Clare Boothe Luce (April 10, 1903 October 9, 1987) was an American editor, playwright, social activist, politician, journalist, and diplomat. Witty, perceptive and determined, she was also a prominent figure in New York society. more

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Always remember, Peggy, it's 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.
I am for lifting everyone off the social bottom. In fact, I am for doing away with the social bottom altogether.
But much of what Mr. Wallace calls his global thinking is, no matter how you slice it, still globaloney. Mr. Wallaces warp of sense and his woof of nonsense is very tricky cloth out of which to cut the pattern of a post-war world.
To put a woman on the ticket would challenge the loyalty of women everywhere to their sex, because it would be made to seem that the defeat of the ticket meant the defeat for a hundred years of women’s chance to be truly equal with men in politics.
Marriage is a business of taking care of a man and rearing his children … It ain’t meant to be no perpetual honeymoon.