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

— Mae West

The most restlessness Mae West quotes that will transform you to a better person

Love conquers all things except poverty and toothache.

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

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

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Mae West quote A woman in love can't be reasonable - or

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

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

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Anything worth doing is worth doing slowly.

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It is better to be looked over than overlooked.

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Mae West quote A woman in love can't be reasonable - or

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

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

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

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

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Mae West quote You only live once, but if you do it rig

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

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

68

I have always felt a gift diamond shines so much better than one you buy for yourself.

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

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Mae West quote Between two evils I always pick the one

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

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About Mae West

Quotes 245 sayings
Nationality American
Profession Actress
Birthday August 17, 1893

Sex is an emotion in motion.

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

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

59

I used to be Snow White, but I drifted.

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

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

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Life's just a merry-go-round. Come on up. You might get a brass ring.

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An ounce of performance is worth pounds of promises.

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I don't know a lot about politics, but I can recognise a good party man when I see one.

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Don't cry for a man who's left you--the next one may fall for your smile.

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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.

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

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

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I consider sex a misdemeanor, the more I miss, de meaner I get.

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Curve: The loveliest distance between two points.

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Too much of a good thing can be wonderful.

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

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

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

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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.

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

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The curve is more powerful than the sword.

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I've been in more laps than a napkin.

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

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Beulah, peel me a grape

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When women go wrong, men go right after them.

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

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The best way to behave is to misbehave.

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

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

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I'm single because I was born that way.

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

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

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

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A hard man is good to find.

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I don't like myself, I'm crazy about myself.

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

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