Best Mae West Quotes

I like restraint, if it doesn't go too far.

Those who are easily shocked should be shocked more often.

Love conquers all things except poverty and toothache.

It's not the men in my life that count, it's the life in my men.

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

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

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

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

I never loved another person the way I loved myself.

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

I only like two kinds of men, domestic and imported.

Sex is emotion in motion.

A man can be short and dumpy and getting bald but if he has fire, women will like him.

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

A man's kiss is his signature.

It ain't no sin if you crack a few laws now and then, just so long as you don't break any.

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

Love isn't an emotion or an instinct - it's an art.

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

Too much of a good thing can be taxing.

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

It's not what I do, but the way I do it. It's not what I say, but the way I say it.

Too much of a good thing can be wonderful.

Right now I think censorship is necessary; the things they're doing and saying in films right now just shouldn't be allowed. There's no dignity anymore and I think that's very important.

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

When women go wrong, men go right after them.

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

Personality is the most important thing to an actress's success.

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

A woman in love can't be reasonable - or she probably wouldn't be in love.

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

I speak two languages, Body and English.

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.

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