Mae West Quotes

- Notable Mae West Quotes Index -

Born: 1893-08-17, Bushwick, Brooklyn, New York City, U.S.
Birth Country: USA
Died: Los Angeles, California, U.S., 1980-11-22
Occupation: Actress, singer, playwright, screenwriter, comedienne

1.
A hard man is good to find.
- Mae West

2.
A man can be short and dumpy and getting bald but if he has fire, women will like him.
- Mae West

3.
A man's kiss is his signature.
- Mae West

4.
A woman in love can't be reasonable - or she probably wouldn't be in love.
- Mae West

5.
Any time you got nothing to do - and lots of time to do it - come on up.
- Mae West

6.
Between two evils, I always pick the one I never tried before.
- Mae West

7.
He's the kind of man a woman would have to marry to get rid of.
- Mae West

8.
I like a man who's good, but not too good - for the good die young, and I hate a dead one.
- Mae West

9.
I never worry about diets. The only carrots that interest me are the number you get in a diamond.
- Mae West

10.
I only have 'yes' men around me. Who needs 'no' men?
- Mae West

11.
I only like two kinds of men, domestic and imported.
- Mae West

12.
I used to be Snow White, but I drifted.
- Mae West

13.
It's hard to be funny when you have to be clean.
- Mae West

14.
It's not the men in my life that count, it's the life in my men.
- Mae West

15.
Look your best - who said love is blind?
- Mae West

16.
Love conquers all things except poverty and toothache.
- Mae West

17.
Love isn't an emotion or an instinct - it's an art.
- Mae West

18.
Love thy neighbor - and if he happens to be tall, debonair and devastating, it will be that much easier.
- Mae West

19.
Marriage is a great institution, but I'm not ready for an institution.
- Mae West

20.
One and one is two, and two and two is four, and five will get you ten if you know how to work it.
- Mae West

21.
Personality is the most important thing to an actress's success.
- Mae West

22.
Personally, I like two types of men - domestic and foreign.
- Mae West

23.
Save a boyfriend for a rainy day - and another, in case it doesn't rain.
- Mae West

24.
She's the kind of girl who climbed the ladder of success wrong by wrong.
- Mae West

25.
Ten men waiting for me at the door? Send one of them home, I'm tired.
- Mae West

26.
The best way to hold a man is in your arms.
- Mae West

27.
Too much of a good thing can be taxing.
- Mae West

28.
Too much of a good thing can be wonderful.
- Mae West

29.
When I'm good I'm very, very good, but when I'm bad, I'm better.
- Mae West

30.
When I'm good, I'm very good. But when I'm bad I'm better.
- Mae West

31.
When women go wrong, men go right after them.
- Mae West

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