Clare Booth Luce Quotes

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A virgin—a frozen asset.
Courage is the ladder on which all the other virtues mount.

courage

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

actors

It's matrimonial suicide to be jealous when you have a really good reason.
— Clare Booth Luce

jealousy

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

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

censorship

There are no hopeless situations; there are only men who have grown hopeless about them.
— Clare Booth Luce
Censorship, like charity, should begin at home, but, unlike charity, it should end there.
— Clare Booth Luce

censorship

There are no hopeless situations; there are only people who have grown hopeless about them.
— Clare Booth Luce

hope

I was wondering today what the religion of the country is—and all I could come up with was sex.

sex religion

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

men and women

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

enemies

What generally passes for "thought" among the majority of mankind is the time one takes out to rearrange one's prejudices.

thinking

The best defense against a powerful and positive dynamic ideology is neither verbal attack nor criticism, which are useful, but to set up an equally powerful and dynamic ideology against it.

ideology