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Clare Boothe Luce

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Clare Boothe Luce (March 10, 1903 – October 9, 1987) was the first American woman appointed to a major ambassadorial post abroad. A versatile author, she is best known for her 1936 hit play The Women, which had an all-female cast. Her writings extended from drama and screen scenarios to fiction, journalism, and war reportage. She was the wife of Henry Luce, publisher of Time, Life and ... more »

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  • ''But if God had wanted us to think just with our wombs, why did He give us a brain?''
    Clare Boothe Luce (1903-1987), U.S. playwright, diplomat. Nora, in Slam the Door Softly (1970).
  • ''A deer in the body of a woman, living resentfully in the Hollywood zoo.''
    Clare Boothe Luce (1903-1987), U.S. diplomat, writer. Quoted in Leslie Halliwell, Halliwell's Filmgoer's Companion (1984).
  • To put a woman on the ticket would challenge the loyalty of women everywhere to their sex, because it would be made to seem that the defeat of the ticket meant the defeat for a hundred years of women'...
    Clare Boothe Luce (1903-1987), U.S. diplomat, writer. Quoted in New York World-Telegram (June 28, 1948).
  • 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 sp...
    Clare Boothe Luce (1903-1987), U.S. diplomat, writer. Vanity Fair (New York, October 1930).
  • Much of what Mr. Wallace calls his global thinking is, no matter how you slice it, still "globaloney." Mr. Wallace's warp of sense and his woof of nonsense is very tricky cloth out of which to cut the...
    Clare Boothe Luce (1903-1987), U.S. playwright, diplomat. speech, Feb. 9, 1943, to Congress. Congressional Record, vol. 89. Referring to Vice Pres...
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