Talk:Clare Boothe Luce

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No good deed goes unpunished[edit]

No good deed goes unpunished [1] page cites four different possible authors... and she's not one of them. In doubt, I'll just remove it. -- 12:39, 14 May 2012 (UTC)

The person that said 'no good deed goes unpunished' is Clare Boothe Luce. She wrote a play titled 'The Women'. —The preceding unsigned comment was added by Pawyilee (talkcontribs) 14:58, 18 November 2013‎ (UTC)
This exact phrase appears to have been used in Brendan Gill's "The Trouble of One House" in 1950: —The preceding unsigned comment was added by Gallicrow (talkcontribs) 13:22, 19 March 2018‎ (UTC)


  • Courage is the ladder from which all other virtues mount from.
  • I'm in my anecdotage.
  • They say women talk too much. If you have worked in Congress you know that the filibuster was invented by men.
  • To be a liberated woman is to renounce the desire of being a sex object or a baby girl. It is to acknowledge that the Cinderella–Prince Charming Story is a child's fairy tale.
  • It is ridiculous to think you can spend your entire life with just one person. Three is about the right number. Yes, I imagine three husbands would do it.
  • There are no hopeless situations; there are only men who have grown hopeless about them.