Mae West Quotes

Top 100 wise famous quotes and sayings by Mae West

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Mae West quotes: 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. 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 quotes: Some of the wildest men make the best pets. Some of the wildest men make the best pets.
Mae West quotes: Love is banality to all outsiders. Love is banality to all outsiders.
Mae West quotes: For a long time I was ashamed of the way I lived. Did I reform, you ask? No. I'm not ashamed anymore. For a long time I was ashamed of the way I lived. Did I reform, you ask? No. I'm not ashamed anymore.
Mae West quotes: It's not what you can do, but the way you do it that counts. It's not what you can do, but the way you do it that counts.
Mae West quotes: How tall are you big boy? Six foot nine inches! Let's go up to my place and talk about the nine inches! How tall are you big boy? Six foot nine inches! Let's go up to my place and talk about the nine inches!
Mae West quotes: It's all right for a perfect stranger to kiss your hand as long as he's perfect. It's all right for a perfect stranger to kiss your hand as long as he's perfect.
Mae West quotes: Men are all alike - except the one you've met who's different. Men are all alike - except the one you've met who's different.
Mae West quotes: Love conquers all things except poverty and toothache. Love conquers all things except poverty and toothache.
Mae West quotes: The best way to learn to be a lady is to see how other ladies do it. The best way to learn to be a lady is to see how other ladies do it.
Mae West quotes: The censors wouldn't even let me sit on a guy's lap, and I've been on more laps than a table-napkin. The censors wouldn't even let me sit on a guy's lap, and I've been on more laps than a table-napkin.
Mae West quotes: Virtue has its own reward, but no sale at the box office. Virtue has its own reward, but no sale at the box office.
Mae West quotes: 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. 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 quotes: Love thy neighbor and if he happens to be tall, debonair and devastating, it will be that much easier. Love thy neighbor
and if he happens to be tall, debonair and devastating, it will be that much easier.
Mae West quotes: Woman: You certainly know the way to a man's heart. Mae West: Funny, too, 'cause I don't know how to cook. Woman: You certainly know the way to a man's heart.
Mae West: Funny, too, 'cause I don't know how to cook.
Mae West quotes: Girls, give all your gentlemen friends an even break, even if you have to break them in the attempt. Girls, give all your gentlemen friends an even break, even if you have to break them in the attempt.
Mae West quotes: Love is what you make it and who you make it with. Love is what you make it and who you make it with.
Mae West quotes: 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. 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 quotes: I always did like a man in uniform. And that one fits you grand. Why don't you come up sometime and see me? I always did like a man in uniform. And that one fits you grand. Why don't you come up sometime and see me?
Mae West quotes: One more drink and I'll be under the host. One more drink and I'll be under the host.
Mae West quotes: A hard man is good to find. A hard man is good to find.
Mae West quotes: I've been rich and I've been poor, and rich is better. I've been rich and I've been poor, and rich is better.
Mae West quotes: The curve is more powerful than the sword. The curve is more powerful than the sword.
Mae West quotes: Money is of value for what it buys, and in love it buys time, place, intimacy, comfort, and a private corner alone. Money is of value for what it buys, and in love it buys time, place, intimacy, comfort, and a private corner alone.
Mae West quotes: Your real security is yourself. You know you can do it, and they can't ever take that away from you. Your real security is yourself. You know you can do it, and they can't ever take that away from you.
Mae West quotes: It's not what I do, but the way I do it. It's not what I say, but the way I say it. It's not what I do, but the way I do it. It's not what I say, but the way I say it.
Mae West quotes: His mother should have thrown him away and kept the stork. His mother should have thrown him away and kept the stork.
Mae West quotes: Ice is nice at any price. Ice is nice at any price.
Mae West quotes: I've always taken men just as I found 'em, and thank heavens I've been able to find 'em. I've always taken men just as I found 'em, and thank heavens I've been able to find 'em.
Mae West quotes: It is better to be looked over than overlooked. It is better to be looked over than overlooked.
Mae West quotes: If I asked for a cup of coffee, someone would search for the double meaning. If I asked for a cup of coffee, someone would search for the double meaning.
Mae West quotes: JUDGE: Are you trying to show contempt for this court?MAE WEST: I was doin' my best to hide it. JUDGE: Are you trying to show contempt for this court?
MAE WEST: I was doin' my best to hide it.
Mae West quotes: Imagine censors that wouldn't let you sit in a man's lap. I've been in more laps than a napkin! Imagine censors that wouldn't let you sit in a man's lap. I've been in more laps than a napkin!
Mae West quotes: You may admire a girl's curves on the first introduction, but the second meeting shows up new angles. You may admire a girl's curves on the first introduction, but the second meeting shows up new angles.
Mae West quotes: Between two evils, I always pick the one I never tried before. Between two evils, I always pick the one I never tried before.
Mae West quotes: I believe in the single standard for men and women. I believe in the single standard
for men and women.
Mae West quotes: I've been in more laps than a napkin. I've been in more laps than a napkin.
Mae West quotes: Words should be used as tools of communication and not as a substitute for action Words should be used as tools of communication and not as a substitute for action
Mae West quotes: I meet a man with a thousand dollars and leave him with two; that's the meaning of subtraction. I meet a man with a thousand dollars and leave him with two; that's the meaning of subtraction.
Mae West quotes: I made myself platinum, but I was born a dirty blonde. I made myself platinum, but I was born a dirty blonde.
Mae West quotes: Reason was nowhere, time was an immovable object nailed high on the wall, except where the world kept shop. Reason was nowhere, time was an immovable object nailed high on the wall, except where the world kept shop.
Mae West quotes: Ladies who play with fire must remember that smoke gets in their eyes. Ladies who play with fire must remember that smoke gets in their eyes.
Mae West quotes: Don't keep a man guessing too long - he's sure to find the answer somewhere else Don't keep a man guessing too long - he's sure to find the answer somewhere else
Mae West quotes: All the raves were just words. You don't want to let words confuse you. Words come cheap. All the raves were just words. You don't want to let words confuse you. Words come cheap.
Mae West quotes: Just a little sheep dip. Panacea for all stomach ailments. Just a little sheep dip. Panacea for all stomach ailments.
Mae West quotes: You are never too old to become younger! You are never too old to become younger!
Mae West quotes: It ain't no sin if you crack a few laws now and then, just so long as you don't break any. It ain't no sin if you crack a few laws now and then, just so long as you don't break any.
Mae West quotes: When you get the personality, you don't need the nudity. When you get the personality, you don't need the nudity.
Mae West quotes: Those who are easily shocked should be shocked more often. Those who are easily shocked should be shocked more often.
Mae West quotes: Don't ever make the same mistake twice unless it pays. Don't ever make the same mistake twice unless it pays.
Mae West quotes: I like a man who's good, but not too good - for the good die young, and I hate a dead one. I like a man who's good, but not too good - for the good die young, and I hate a dead one.
Mae West quotes: Is that a gun in your pocket, or are you just happy to see me? Is that a gun in your pocket, or are you just happy to see me?
Mae West quotes: 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? 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 quotes: Men are my hobby, if I ever got married I'd have to give it up. Men are my hobby, if I ever got married I'd have to give it up.
Mae West quotes: Every man I meet wants to protect me. I can't figure out what from. Every man I meet wants to protect me. I can't figure out what from.
Mae West quotes: Always remember honey. A good motto is: Take all you can get and give as little as possible. Always remember honey. A good motto is: Take all you can get and give as little as possible.
Mae West quotes: The finest woman that ever walked the streets. The finest woman that ever walked the streets.
Mae West quotes: Mae West: If I can't a man with a million dollars, I'll a million men with one dollar. Mae West: If I can't a man with a million dollars, I'll a million men with one dollar.
Mae West quotes: Don't marry a man to reform him - that's what reform schools are for. Don't marry a man to reform him - that's what reform schools are for.
Mae West quotes: I have always felt a gift diamond shines so much better than one you buy for yourself. I have always felt a gift diamond shines so much better than one you buy for yourself.
Mae West quotes: I generally avoid temptation unless I can't resist it. I generally avoid temptation unless I can't resist it.
Mae West quotes: No one can have everything, so you have to try for what you want most. No one can have everything, so you have to try for what you want most.
Mae West quotes: Why don't you come up and have a little ... scotch and sofa? Why don't you come up and have a little ... scotch and sofa?