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

— Clare Boothe Luce

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

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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.

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

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Watergate is the great liberal illusion that you can have public virtue without private morality.

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

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The main thing is to get what little happiness there is out of life in this wartorn world because ‘these are the good old days’ now.

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

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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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Communism is the opiate of the intellectuals.

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I don't think my position unusual for a woman.

I'm following a perfectly natural urge to do what I like.

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

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

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About Clare Boothe Luce

Quotes 91 sayings
Nationality American
Profession Dramatist
Birthday October 16

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

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Remember, whenever a Republican leaves one side of the aisle and goes to the other, it raises the intelligence quotient of both parties.

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If old age means a crown of thorns, the trick is to wear it jauntily.

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

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

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

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

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H. L. Mencken told me once that he answered all his mail, pleasant and unpleasant, with just one line, 'You may be right.' That's the way I feel now. It is in the realm of possibility, just barely, that I could be the one who's wrong.

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Nature abhors a virgin - a frozen asset.

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No good deed goes unpunished.

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

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Women know what men have long forgotten.

The ultimate economic and spiritual unit of any civilization is still the family.

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No matter how their leaders may have tried to skimp on money, no one, not even the politicians, who talked themselves red, white, and blue in the face, skimped on effort.

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When a man can't explain a woman's actions, the first thing he thinks of is the condition of her uterus.

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You see few people here in America who really care very much about living a Christian life in a democratic world.

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You know, I have had a terrible life.

I married two men I really didn't like. My only daughter was killed in a car accident. My brother committed suicide. Has my life been a life for anyone to envy?

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

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

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[On Vice-President Henry A. Wallace:] Much of what Mr. Wallace calls his global thinking is, no matter how you slice it, still globaloney.

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Home is where you hang your architect.

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They [Democrats] are the troubadours and the crooners of catastrophe.

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Bombs know no ism but barbarism. The laws that successfully govern a peaceful and democratic society do not interfere with the only law bombs know, which is the law of gravity.

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Nature abhors a vacuum, even in the heads of statesmen.

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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.

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[On the Democratic Party:] Its leaders are always troubadors of trouble;

crooners of catastrophe ... A Democratic President is doomed to proceed to his goals like a squid, squirting darkness all about him.

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

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my definition of the ideal man is 'that particular man with whom a woman happens to be in love at that particular time.

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No woman has ever so comforted the distressed or distressed the comfortable. On Eleanor Roosevelt

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

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A great man is one sentence.

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

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I can't avoid writing. It's a sort of nervous tic I have developed since I gave up needlepoint.

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Women can't have an honest exchange in front of men without having it called a cat fight.

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If a woman's got any instincts, she feels when her husband's off the reservation.

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

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Time comes when every man's got to feel something new--when he's got to feel young again, just because he's growing old. Women are just the same. But when we get that way we change our hairdress. Or get a new cook.

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