Claire Booth Luce

1905 - 1987

A Quote by Claire Booth Luce on creativity, egotism, and lies

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

Claire Booth Luce (1905 - 1987)

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A Quote by Claire Booth Luce on deed, facts, idealism, lies, nature, nobility, romance, speech, and words

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 it falls so short of in fact and in deeds.

Claire Booth Luce (1905 - 1987)

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A Quote by Claire Booth Luce on belief, computers, and technology

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

Claire Booth Luce (1905 - 1987)

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A Quote by Claire Booth Luce on god

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If God had wanted us to think with our wombs, why did he give us a brain?

Claire Booth Luce (1905 - 1987)

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A Quote by Claire Booth Luce on enemies

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

Claire Booth Luce (1905 - 1987)

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A Quote by Claire Booth Luce on men

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There are no hopeless situations, only hopeless men.

Claire Booth Luce (1905 - 1987)

Source: Albert W. Daw Collection

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