110+ Mae West Quotes On Marriage, Aging And Saucy

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Top 10 Mae West Quotes (BEST)

  1. You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.
  2. Love conquers all things except poverty and toothache.
  3. If I asked for a cup of coffee, someone would search for the double meaning.
  4. Love thy neighbor - and if he happens to be tall, debonair and devastating, it will be that much easier.
  5. Cultivate your curves - they may be dangerous but they won't be avoided.
  6. Don't keep a man guessing too long - he's sure to find the answer somewhere else.
  7. Anything worth doing is worth doing slowly.
  8. It is better to be looked over than overlooked.
  9. I'm no angel, but I've spread my wings a bit.
  10. I generally avoid temptation unless I can't resist it.

Mae West Image Quotes

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Love conquers all things except poverty and toothache. — Mae West

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

 quote A woman in love can't be reasonable - or she probably wouldn
A woman in love can't be reasonable - or she probably wouldn't be in love.
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Anything worth doing is worth doing slowly. — Mae West

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I'm no angel, but I've spread my wings a bit. — Mae West

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It is better to be looked over than overlooked. — Mae West

 quote A woman in love can't be reasonable - or she probably wouldn
A woman in love can't be reasonable - or she probably wouldn't be in love.
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I generally avoid temptation unless I can't resist it. — Mae West

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

 quote You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.
You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.
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All discarded lovers should be given a second chance, but with somebody else. — Mae West

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

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Sex is an emotion in motion. — Mae West

 quote Between two evils I always pick the one I never tried before
Between two evils I always pick the one I never tried before.
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Is that a gun in your pocket, or are you just happy to see me? — Mae West

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An ounce of performance is worth pounds of promises. — Mae West

Mae West Short Quotes

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  • I have always felt a gift diamond shines so much better than one you buy for yourself.
  • A dame that knows the ropes isn't likely to get tied up.
  • All discarded lovers should be given a second chance, but with somebody else.
  • Sex is an emotion in motion.
  • Is that a gun in your pocket, or are you just happy to see me?
  • I used to be Snow White, but I drifted.
  • Life's just a merry-go-round. Come on up. You might get a brass ring.
  • I don't know a lot about politics, but I can recognise a good party man when I see one.
  • Don't cry for a man who's left you--the next one may fall for your smile.
  • I consider sex a misdemeanor, the more I miss, de meaner I get.
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Mae West Quotes On Love

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Love is like a booger, you pick and pick at it. Then when you get it you wonder how to get rid of it. — Mae West

I don't like myself, I'm crazy about myself. — Mae West

Sex with love is the greatest thing in life. But sex without love--that's not so bad either. — Mae West

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

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

Look your best - who said love is blind? — Mae West

You can do what you want, but saving love doesn't bring any interest. — Mae West

I never loved another person the way I loved myself. — Mae West

A man in love is like a clipped coupon -- it's time to cash in. — Mae West

Brains are an asset to the woman in love who's smart enough to hide 'em. — Mae West

Mae West Quotes On Marriage

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

Men are my hobby, if I ever got married I'd have to give it up. — Mae West

Some women pick men to marry--and others pick them to pieces. — Mae West

It's easy to get married, but hard to stay that way. — Mae West

I have never been able to sleep with anyone. I require a full-size bed so that I can lie in the middle of it and extend my arms spreadeagle on both sides without being obstructed. — Mae West

Marriage is like a book. The whole story takes place between the covers. — Mae West

A real farmer. He spent his childhood in the wheat, and his marriage in the hay. — Mae West

Women want certain things in marriage--the right to a title and a front seat in the lap of luxury. — Mae West

Marriage? I ain't got time for a husband or child. All my life I've looked after myself as if I was my own child. — Mae West

Men? Sure, I've known lots of them. But I never found one I liked well enough to marry. Besides, I've always been busy with my work. Marriage is a career in itself and to make a success of it you've got to keep working at it. So until I can give the. — Mae West

Mae West Quotes On Evils

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

When I have to choose between two evils, I always try to pick the one I haven't tried before. — Mae West

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

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

Mae West Quotes On Personality

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When you get the personality, you don't need the nudity. — Mae West

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. — Mae West

I saw what a mess a lot of people could make of their lives when they're smitten. Some of them go temporarily insane. They find a person who they think holds the key to their happiness-the only key to their happiness... My work has always been my greatest happiness — Mae West

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

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

Mae West Quotes On Worth

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An ounce of performance is worth pounds of promises. — Mae West

A man in the house is worth two in the street. — Mae West

A girl in the convertible is worth five in the phone book. — Mae West

all pleasures should be taken in great leisure and are worth going into in detail; love is not like eating a quick lunch with one's hat on. — Mae West

I never said it would be easy, I only said it would be worth it. — Mae West

Mae West Famous Quotes And Sayings

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quote by Mae West

Love conquers all things except poverty and toothache. — Mae West

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

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Anything worth doing is worth doing slowly. — Mae West

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I'm no angel, but I've spread my wings a bit. — Mae West

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It is better to be looked over than overlooked. — Mae West

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I generally avoid temptation unless I can't resist it. — Mae West

quote by Mae West

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

quote by Mae West

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

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Sex is an emotion in motion. — Mae West

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Is that a gun in your pocket, or are you just happy to see me? — Mae West

Positive thoughts generate positive feelings and attract positive life experiences. You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough. — Mae West

Your real security is yourself. You know you can do it, and they can't ever take that away from you. — Mae West

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An ounce of performance is worth pounds of promises. — Mae West

I believe that one day the world will judge the witch hunt against homosexuals just as harshly as it judges the Spanish Inquisition and the Holocaust. — Mae West

I'll try anything once, twice if I like it, three times to make sure. — Mae West

Curve: The loveliest distance between two points. — Mae West

Too much of a good thing can be wonderful. — Mae West

I didn't discover curves; I only uncovered them. — Mae West

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

JUDGE: Are you trying to show contempt for this court? MAE WEST: I was doin' my best to hide it. — Mae West

I've been in more laps than a napkin. — Mae West

Don't let a man put anything over on you except an umbrella. — Mae West

The curve is more powerful than the sword. — Mae West

Beulah, peel me a grape — Mae West

The best way to behave is to misbehave. — Mae West

When women go wrong, men go right after them. — Mae West

I like my clothes tight enough to show I'm a woman, but loose enough to show I'm a lady. — Mae West

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

A man has one hundred dollars and you leave him with two dollars, that's subtraction. — Mae West

I'm single because I was born that way. — Mae West

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

If a little is great, and a lot is better, then way too much is just about right! — Mae West

A hard man is good to find. — Mae West

There are no good girls gone wrong, just bad girls found out. — Mae West

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

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

You are never too old to become younger! — Mae West

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

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

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

Everything's in the mind. That's where it all starts. Knowing what you want is the first step toward getting it. — Mae West

Too much of a good thing is wonderful. — Mae West

Women like a man with a past, but they prefer a man with a present — Mae West

Come up and see me sometime. — Mae West

Give a man free hands, and you'll know where to find them. — Mae West

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

Men are all alike - except the one you've met who's different. — Mae West

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

I've no time for broads who want to rule the world alone. Without men, who'd do up the zipper on the back of your dress? — Mae West

Too many girls follow the line of least resistance, but a good line is hard to resist. — Mae West

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

He who hesitates is a damned fool. — Mae West

[On the metaphysical:] ... I knew in some marvelous way I had touched the hem of the unknown. And being me, I wanted to lift that hemline a little bit more. — Mae West

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

You may admire a girl's curves on the first introduction, but the second meeting shows up new angles. — Mae West

It's all right for a perfect stranger to kiss your hand as long as he's perfect. — Mae West

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

I'm a good woman for a bad man. — Mae West

You gotta get up early in the morning to catch a fox and stay up late at night to get a mink. — Mae West

All the raves were just words. You don't want to let words confuse you. Words come cheap. — Mae West

Virtue has its own reward, but no sales at the box office. — Mae West

Let's get out of these wet clothes and into a dry Martini. — Mae West

I'm no model lady. A model's just an imitation of the real thing. — Mae West

When in doubt take a bath — Mae West

Why don’t you come up and have a little ... scotch and sofa? — Mae West

I'd like to see Paris before I die. — Mae West

Is that a pistol in your pocket or are you just glad to see me? (She made this remark in February 1936, at the railway station in Los Angeles upon her return from Chicago, when a Los Angeles police officer was assigned to escort her home) — Mae West

I made myself platinum, but I was born a dirty blonde. — Mae West

Well, the end of another busy day. I can't wait till I get back to bed. If that don't work I'll try to sleep. — Mae West

I speak two languages, Body and English. — Mae West

I have found men who didn't know how to kiss. I've always found time to teach them. — Mae West

Dating means two things; disillusionment or a racing heart. — Mae West

Words should be used as tools of communication and not as a substitute for action — Mae West

When it comes to finances, remember that there are no withholding taxes on the wages of sin. — Mae West

Flattery will get you everywhere. — Mae West

It takes two to get one in trouble. — Mae West

Brains are an asset, if you hide them. — Mae West

Kiss and make up-but too much makeup has ruined many a kiss. — Mae West

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

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

I used to be snow white, but I drifted. — Mae West

It ain't sin if you crack a few laws now and then, just so long as you don't break any. — Mae West

Diamonds talk, and I can stand listenin' to 'em often. — Mae West

No gold-digging for me; I take diamonds! We may be off the gold standard someday. — Mae West

Life Lessons by Mae West

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  1. Mae West taught us to be confident and unapologetic in our beliefs and actions, no matter what society may think.
  2. She also showed us that it's important to stay true to ourselves and to never give up on our dreams.
  3. Lastly, she demonstrated that having a good sense of humor and being able to laugh at ourselves can help us get through difficult times.

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