Mae West Quotations

-When choosing between two evils I always like to take the one I’ve never tried before.

-When I’m good I’m very good, but when I’m bad I’m better.

-A hard man… is good to find

-It’s not the men in my life that counts — it’s the life in my men.

-He who hesitates is last.

-I go for two kinds of men. The kind with muscles, and the kind without.

-So many men… so little time.

-Too much of a good thing… can be wonderful.

-Why don’t you come on up and see me sometime.. when I’ve got nothin’ on but the radio.

-I generally avoid temptation unless I can’t resist it.

-A man in love is like a clipped coupon — it’s time to cash in.

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

-Marriage is a fine institution, but I’m not ready for an institution.

-It’s better to be looked over, than overlooked.

-Give a man a free hand… and he’ll run it all over you.

-Good sex is like good Bridge… If you don’t have a good partner, you’d better have a good hand.

-To err is human — but it feels divine.

-His mother should have thrown him away…and kept the stork.

-I don’t like myself, I’m crazy about myself.

-“Goodness, what beautiful diamonds !” Goodness had nothing to do with it, dearie.

-I like two kinds of men: domestic and imported.

-When a girl goes wrong, men go right… after her.

-I’m the lady who works at Paramount all day… and Fox all night.

-Is that a gun in your pocket or are you just happy to see me?

-I used to be Snow White… but I drifted.

-Save a boyfriend for a rainy day, and another, in case it doesn’t rain.

-I’ve been rich and I’ve been poor… Believe me, rich is better.

-It’s hard to be funny…when you have to be “clean”.

-I like my clothes to be tight enough to show I’m a woman… but loose enough to show I’m a lady.

-She’s the kind of girl who climbed the ladder of success… wrong by wrong.

-You may admire a girl’s curves on the first introduction… but the second meeting shows up new angles.

-You can say what you like about long dresses, but they cover a multitude of shins.

-Those who are easily shocked… should be shocked more often.

-You ought to get out of those wet clothes… and into a dry martini.

-His mother should have thrown him away and kept the stork

-You’re never too old to become younger.
Mae West