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Motivational Mae West Quotes and Sayings

Mae West Quotes:- Mae West (August 17, 1893 – November 22, 1980) was an American actress, singer, playwright, screenwriter, comedian, and sex symbol whose entertainment career spanned seven decades.

She was active in vaudeville and on the stage in New York City before moving to Hollywood to become a comedian, actress, and writer in the motion picture industry, as well as appearing on radio and television.

She was known for her lighthearted, bawdy double entendres and breezy sexual independence The American Film Institute named her 15th among the greatest female stars of classic American cinema.

Motivational Mae West Quotes and Sayings

“Love thy neighbor – and if he happens to be tall, debonair and devastating, it will be that much easier.”-Mae West

Motivational Mae West Quotes

“Say what you want about long dresses, but they cover a multitude of shins.”-Mae West


“Personality is the most important thing to an actress’s success.”-Mae West


“I’m no model lady. A model’s just an imitation of the real thing.”-Mae West


“When choosing between two evils, I always like to try the one I’ve never tried before.”-Mae West

“I always say, keep a diary and someday it’ll keep you.”-Mae West


“I’ve been in more laps than a napkin.”-Mae West


“Give a man a free hand and he Will run it all over you.”-Mae West


“When I’m good, I’m very good. But when I’m bad I’m better.”-Mae West


“Opportunity knocks for every man, but you have to give a woman a ring.”-Mae West


“Too much of a good thing can be wonderful.”-Mae West


“I didn’t discover curves; I only uncovered them.”-Mae West


“Ten men waiting for me at the door? Send one of them home, I’m tired.”-Mae West


“Love conquers all things except poverty and toothache.”-Mae West


“It’s not the men in my life that count, it’s the life in my men.”-Mae West


“Save a boyfriend for a rainy day – and another, in case it doesn’t rain.”-Mae West


Greatest Quotes By Mae West About Hollywood


“An ounce of performance is worth pounds of promises.”-Mae West

“All discarded lovers should be given a second chance, but with somebody else.”-Mae West


“I believe that it’s better to be looked over than it is to be overlooked.”-Mae West


“I never loved another person the way I loved myself.”-Mae West


“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


“Anything worth doing is worth doing slowly.”-Mae West


“I used to be Snow White, but I drifted.”-Mae West


“A man’s kiss is his signature.”-Mae West


“I only have ‘yes’ men around me. Who needs ‘no’ men?”-Mae West

“I believe in censorship. I made a fortune out of it.”-Mae West


“Every man I meet wants to protect me. I can’t figure out what from.”-Mae West


“It takes two to get one in trouble.”-Mae West


“Virtue has its own reward, but no sale at the box office.”-Mae West


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


“To err is human, but it feels divine.”-Mae West


50+ Best Mae West Quotes


“If I asked for a cup of coffee, someone would search for the double meaning.”-Mae West


“A man can be short and dumpy and getting bald but if he has the fire, women will like him.”-Mae West

“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


“His mother should have thrown him out and kept the stork.”-Mae West


“I’m a woman of very few words, but lots of action.”-Mae West


“Those who are easily shocked should be shocked more often.”-Mae West


“She’s the kind of girl who climbed the ladder of success wrong by wrong.”-Mae West


“It is better to be looked over than overlooked.”-Mae West


“Personally, I like two types of men – domestic and foreign.”-Mae West


“Love isn’t an emotion or an instinct – it’s an art.”-Mae West


“I speak two languages, Body and English.”-Mae West


“I enjoyed the courtroom as just another stage but not so amusing as Broadway.”-Mae West


Famous Mae West Quotes About Arms


“A woman in love can’t be reasonable – or she probably wouldn’t be in love.”-Mae West


“The score never interested me, only the game.”-Mae West


“A hard man is good to find.”-Mae West


“The best way to hold a man is in your arms.”-Mae West


“I’ve been things and seen places.”-Mae West


“Any time you got nothing to do – and lots of time to do it – come on up.”-Mae West


“I see you’re a man with ideals. I better be going before you’ve still got them.”-Mae West


“When women go wrong, men go right after them.”-Mae West


Top 15 Mae West Quotes


“Cultivate your curves – they may be dangerous but they won’t be avoided.”-Mae West


“Between two evils, I always pick the one I never tried before.”-Mae West


“I’ll try anything once, twice if I like it, three times to make sure.”-Mae West


“When I’m good I’m very, very good, but when I’m bad, I’m better.”-Mae West


“You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.”-Mae West


“I like a man who’s good, but not too good – for the good die young, and I hate a dead one.”-Mae West


“A man in the house is worth two in the street.”-Mae West


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


“I generally avoid temptation unless I can’t resist it.”-Mae West


“Sex is emotion in motion.”-Mae West


“Marriage is a great institution, but I’m not ready for an institution.”-Mae West