Clare Boothe Luce

1903 - 1987

A Quote by Clare Boothe Luce on body, life, and women

Greta Garbo: A deer in the body of a woman, living resentfully in the Hollywood zoo.

Clare Boothe Luce (1903 - 1987)

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A Quote by Clare Boothe Luce on creativity, deed, egotism, facts, idealism, lies, nature, nobility, romance, speech, and words

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 forebearance, the nobility, the romance, the idealism, that-being what it is-it falls so short of in fact and in deed.

Clare Boothe Luce (1903 - 1987)

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A Quote by Clare Boothe Luce on good, jealousy, reason, and suicide

Always remember, Peggy, it's matrimonial suicide to be jealous when you have a really good reason.

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A Quote by Clare Boothe Luce on people

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There are no hopeless situations; there are only people who have grown hopeless about them.

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A Quote by Clare Boothe Luce on women

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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.

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A Quote by Clare Boothe Luce on god and justice

But if God had wanted us to think just with our wombs, why did He give us a brain?

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A Quote by Clare Boothe Luce on deed and good

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No good deed goes unpunished

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A Quote by Clare Boothe Luce on courage

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

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A Quote by Clare Boothe Luce on day, decisions, deed, generosity, good, honesty, problems, solution, and work

In the final analysis, there is no other solution to a man's problems but the day's honest work, the day's honest decisions, the day's generous utterance, and the day's good deed.

Clare Boothe Luce (1903 - 1987)

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A Quote by Clare Boothe Luce on communism

Communism is the opiate of the intellectuals [with] no cure except as a guillotine might be called a cure for dandruff.

Clare Boothe Luce (1903 - 1987)

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