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Mae West's Quotes

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Born: 1970-01-01
Profession: Actress
Nation: American
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I'm no model lady. A model's just an imitation of the real thing.

Tags: Imitation, Lady, Real

The score never interested me, only the game.

Tags: Game, Interested, Score

His mother should have thrown him out and kept the stork.

Tags: Him, Kept, Mother

A hard man is good to find.

Tags: Good, Hard

Love conquers all things except poverty and toothache.

Tags: Except, Love, Poverty

A man can be short and dumpy and getting bald but if he has fire, women will like him.

Tags: Fire, Him, Women

Every man I meet wants to protect me. I can't figure out what from.

Tags: Meet, Protect, Wants

It's not the men in my life that count, it's the life in my men.

Tags: Count, Life, Men

Anything worth doing is worth doing slowly.

Tags: Slowly, Worth

Personality is the glitter that sends your little gleam across the footlights and the orchestra pit into that big black space where the audience is.

Tags: Big, Black, Space

Those who are easily shocked should be shocked more often.

Tags: Easily, Often, Shocked

Give a man a free hand and he'll run it all over you.

Tags: Free, Give, Hand

I like a man who's good, but not too good - for the good die young, and I hate a dead one.

Tags: Die, Good, Hate

When choosing between two evils, I always like to try the one I've never tried before.

Tags: Between, Tried, Try

He's the kind of man a woman would have to marry to get rid of.

Tags: Marriage, Marry, Woman

Whenever I'm caught between two evils, I take the one I've never tried.

Tags: Between, Tried, Whenever

One and one is two, and two and two is four, and five will get you ten if you know how to work it.

Tags: Five, Four, Work

Love isn't an emotion or an instinct - it's an art.

Tags: Art, Emotion, Love

If I asked for a cup of coffee, someone would search for the double meaning.

Tags: Coffee, Meaning, Someone

He who hesitates is a damned fool.

Tags: Fool, Hesitates

I speak two languages, Body and English.

Tags: Body, English, Speak

I only have 'yes' men around me. Who needs 'no' men?

Tags: Men, Needs, Yes

The best way to hold a man is in your arms.

Tags: Arms, Best, Hold

To err is human, but it feels divine.

Tags: Divine, Feels, Human

Any time you got nothing to do - and lots of time to do it - come on up.

Tags: Lots, Time

I believe that it's better to be looked over than it is to be overlooked.

Tags: Looked, Overlooked
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A man in the house is worth two in the street.

Tags: House, Street, Worth

She's the kind of girl who climbed the ladder of success wrong by wrong.

Tags: Girl, Success, Wrong

Don't marry a man to reform him - that's what reform schools are for.

Tags: Him, Marry, Schools

It's not what I do, but the way I do it. It's not what I say, but the way I say it.

Tags: Dollars, Him, Leave

It takes two to get one in trouble.

Tags: Takes, Trouble

I'm a woman of very few words, but lots of action.

Tags: Few, Woman, Words

I didn't discover curves; I only uncovered them.

Tags: Curves, Discover

I only like two kinds of men, domestic and imported.

Tags: Domestic, Kinds, Men

I like restraint, if it doesn't go too far.

Tags: Far, Restraint

It ain't no sin if you crack a few laws now and then, just so long as you don't break any.

Tags: Break, Few, Laws

I always say, keep a diary and someday it'll keep you.

Tags: Diary, Keep, Someday

I've been in more laps than a napkin.

Tags: Laps, Napkin

Say what you want about long dresses, but they cover a multitude of shins.

Tags: Cover, Dresses, Multitude

Opportunity knocks for every man, but you have to give a woman a ring.

Tags: Give, Ring, Woman

I've been things and seen places.

Tags: Places, Seen

Look your best - who said love is blind?

Tags: Best, Love, Said

Personality is the most important thing to an actress's success.

Tags: Actress, Success

Personally, I like two types of men - domestic and foreign.

Tags: Foreign, Men, Types

Virtue has its own reward, but no sale at the box office.

Tags: Office, Reward, Virtue

I'd like to see Paris before I die. Philadelphia will do.

Tags: Die, Paris

It's hard to be funny when you have to be clean.

Tags: Clean, Funny, Hard

I see you're a man with ideals. I better be going before you've still got them.

Tags: Ideals

Too much of a good thing can be taxing.

Tags: Good, Taxing

I believe in censorship. I made a fortune out of it.

Tags: Censorship, Fortune

I enjoyed the courtroom as just another stage but not so amusing as Broadway.

Tags: Another, Enjoyed, Stage

Keep a diary, and someday it'll keep you.

Tags: Diary, Keep, Someday

Right now I think censorship is necessary; the things they're doing and saying in films right now just shouldn't be allowed. There's no dignity anymore and I think that's very important.

Tags: Dignity, Films, Saying

Between two evils, I always pick the one I never tried before.

Tags: Between, Funny, Tried

I used to be Snow White, but I drifted.

Tags: Funny, Snow, Used

You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.

Tags: Enough, Once

When I'm good, I'm very good. But when I'm bad I'm better.

Tags: Bad, Good

Save a boyfriend for a rainy day - and another, in case it doesn't rain.

Tags: Dating, Rain, Rainy

I never worry about diets. The only carrots that interest me are the number you get in a diamond.

Tags: Diet, Interest, Worry

A man's kiss is his signature.

Tags: Kiss, Men, Signature

All discarded lovers should be given a second chance, but with somebody else.

Tags: Chance, Else, Somebody

Cultivate your curves - they may be dangerous but they won't be avoided.

Tags: Dangerous, May, Won

Marriage is a great institution, but I'm not ready for an institution.

Tags: Great, Marriage, Ready

It isn't what I do, but how I do it. It isn't what I say, but how I say it, and how I look when I do it and say it.

Tags: Once, Times, Try

Love thy neighbor - and if he happens to be tall, debonair and devastating, it will be that much easier.

Tags: Happens, Love, Neighbor

I generally avoid temptation unless I can't resist it.

Tags: Avoid, Temptation, Unless

It is better to be looked over than overlooked.

Tags: Looked, Overlooked

A woman in love can't be reasonable - or she probably wouldn't be in love.

Tags: Love, She, Woman

An ounce of performance is worth pounds of promises.

Tags: Ounce, Promises, Worth

A dame that knows the ropes isn't likely to get tied up.

Tags: Dame, Knows, Likely

Too much of a good thing can be wonderful.

Tags: Good, Wonderful

When women go wrong, men go right after them.

Tags: After, Men, Women

Don't keep a man guessing too long - he's sure to find the answer somewhere else.

Tags: Else, Keep, Sure

I never loved another person the way I loved myself.

Tags: Another, Loved

Ten men waiting for me at the door? Send one of them home, I'm tired.

Tags: Home, Men, Waiting

When I'm good I'm very, very good, but when I'm bad, I'm better.

Tags: Bad, Good

Sex is emotion in motion.

Tags: Emotion, Motion, Sex