Saturday, October 22, 2011

Quotes From Mae West

Mae West was an American actress, playwright, screenwriter and sex symbol, known for her bawdy double meanings.

A hard man is good to find.

A man in the house is worth two in the street.

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

An ounce of performance is worth pounds of promises.

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

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

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

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

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

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

His mother should have thrown him out and kept the stork.

I believe in censorship. I made a fortune out of it.

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

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

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

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

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

I've been in more laps than a napkin.

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

It takes two to get one in trouble.

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

Look your best - who said love is blind?

Love conquers all things except poverty and toothache.

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

Say what you want about long dresses, but they cover a multitude of shins.

Sex is emotion in motion.

To err is human, but it feels divine.

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

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

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