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.

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