Clare Boothe Luce Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old Clare Boothe Luce quotes, Clare Boothe Luce sayings, and Clare Boothe Luce proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

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 forbearance, the nobility, the romance, the idealism, that -- being what it is -- it falls so short of in fact and in deed. Clare Boothe Luce
Censorship, like charity, should begin at home, but, unlike charity, it should end there. Clare Boothe Luce
Lying increases the creative faculties, expands the ego, and lessens the frictions of social contacts. Clare Boothe Luce
Because I am a woman, I must make unusual efforts to succeed. If I fail, no one will say, she doesn't have what it takes. They will say, women don't have what it takes. Clare Boothe Luce
A man's home may seem to be his castle on the outside; inside is more often his nursery. Clare Boothe Luce
Communism is the opiate of the intellectuals with no cure except as a guillotine might be called a cure for dandruff. Clare Boothe Luce
Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication. Clare Boothe Luce
A man has only one escape from his old self: to see a different self in the mirror of some woman's eyes. Clare Boothe Luce
Courage is the ladder on which all the other virtues mount. Clare Boothe Luce
All history shows that the hand that cradles the rock has ruled the world, not the hand that rocks the cradle! Clare Boothe Luce
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.” Clare Boothe Luce
A man's home may seem to be his castle on the outside; inside is more often his nursery. Clare Boothe Luce
A man's home may seem to be his castle on the outside; inside, it is more often his nursery. Clare Boothe Luce
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. Clare Boothe Luce
A woman's best protection is a little money of her own. Clare Boothe Luce
Young men still desire women as much as ever, even though they don't want to marry them as much. Clare Boothe Luce
There are no hopeless situations. There are only people who have grown hopeless about them. Clare Boothe Luce