Mae West quotes

Born
August 17, 1893 Kings County, New York, United States.

Died
November 22, 1980.

Occupation
Actress, singer.

Mae West was an American actress, singer, playwright, screenwriter, comedian, and sex symbol whose entertainment career spanned seven decades, well-known for her lighthearted bawdy double entendres and breezy sexual independence.

An ounce of performance is worth pounds of promises.
– Mae West
I never worry about diets. The only carrots that interest me are the number you get in a diamond.
– Mae West
Say what you want about long dresses, but they cover a multitude of shins.
– Mae West
Look your best – who said love is blind?
– Mae West
A man’s kiss is his signature.
– Mae West
I used to be Snow White, but I drifted.
– Mae West
I see you’re a man with ideals. I better be going before you’ve still got them.
– Mae West
He’s the kind of man a woman would have to marry to get rid of.
– Mae West
Between two evils, I always pick the one I never tried before.
– Mae West
I enjoyed the courtroom as just another stage but not so amusing as Broadway.
– Mae West
Whenever I’m caught between two evils, I take the one I’ve never tried.
– Mae West
If I asked for a cup of coffee, someone would search for the double meaning.
– Mae West
I didn’t discover curves; I only uncovered them.
– Mae West
Personality is the most important thing to an actress’s success.
– Mae West
I always say, keep a diary and someday it’ll keep you.
– Mae West
Sex is emotion in motion.
– 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
Too much of a good thing can be taxing.
– Mae West
Ten men waiting for me at the door? Send one of them home, I’m tired.
– Mae West
Personally, I like two types of men – domestic and foreign.
– Mae West
Cultivate your curves – they may be dangerous but they won’t be avoided.
– Mae West
Save a boyfriend for a rainy day – and another, in case it doesn’t rain.
– Mae West
I generally avoid temptation unless I can’t resist it.
– Mae West
Love conquers all things except poverty and toothache.
– Mae West
A dame that knows the ropes isn’t likely to get tied up.
– Mae West
Love isn’t an emotion or an instinct – it’s an art.
– Mae West
You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.
– Mae West
I’ll try anything once, twice if I like it, three times to make sure.
– Mae West
Anything worth doing is worth doing slowly.
– Mae West