Clare Boothe Luce

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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

Clare Boothe Luce (April 10, 1903October 9, 1987) was an American playwright, journalist, editor, ambassador and political figure.

Sourced[edit]

  • You see few people here in America who really care very much about living a Christian life in a democratic world.
    • Europe in the Spring, ch. 12 (1940)
  • Communism is the opiate of the intellectuals [with] no cure except as a guillotine might be called a cure for dandruff.
    • Newsweek (Jan. 24, 1955)

The Women (1936)[edit]

  • A man has only one escape from his old self: to see a different self — in the mirror of some woman's eyes.
    • Mrs. Morehead, act I
  • You know, that's the only good thing about divorce; you get to sleep with your mother.
    • Little Mary, act III
  • Always remember, Peggy, it's matrimonial suicide to be jealous when you have a really good reason.
    • Edith, act III

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