Author: Mae West

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

(1893 – 1980) actress, playwright, screenwriter & sex symbol

Don't come crawlin' to a man for love; he likes to get a run for his money.

(1893 – 1980) actress, playwright, screenwriter & sex symbol

I don't know a lot about politics, but I can recognize a good party man when I see one.

(1893 – 1980) actress, playwright, screenwriter & sex symbol

I only like two kinds of men; domestic and foreign.

(1893 – 1980) actress, playwright, screenwriter & sex symbol

Wayne Carter: Spring is the time for love.

Flower Belle Lee: What’s the matter with the rest of the year?

(1893 – 1980) actress, playwright, screenwriter & sex symbol

Why don't you come up and see me sometime, when I got nothing on but the radio?

(1893 – 1980) actress, playwright, screenwriter & sex symbol

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

(1893 – 1980) actress, playwright, screenwriter & sex symbol

The finest woman that ever walked the streets.

(1893 – 1980) actress, playwright, screenwriter & sex symbol

Too much of a good thing… can be wonderful.

(1893 – 1980) actress, playwright, screenwriter & sex symbol

Good girls go to heaven, bad girls go everywhere.

(1893 – 1980) actress, playwright, screenwriter & sex symbol

Two and two is four and five will get you ten if you know how to work it.

(1893 – 1980) actress, playwright, screenwriter & sex symbol

Judge: Miss West, are you trying to show contempt for this court?

Mae West: On the contrary, Your Honor, I was doin' my best to conceal it.

(1893 – 1980) actress, playwright, screenwriter & sex symbol

You can do what you want, but saving love doesn't bring any interest.

(1893 – 1980) actress, playwright, screenwriter & sex symbol

Sex is like a game of bridge… if you don't have a good partner, you need a good hand.

(1893 – 1980) actress, playwright, screenwriter & sex symbol

Any time you got nothin’ to do and lots of time to do it, come up.

(1893 – 1980) actress, playwright, screenwriter & sex symbol

Serge: I hope you will be alone.

Lady Lou: So do I, warm, dark, and handsome.

(1893 – 1980) actress, playwright, screenwriter & sex symbol

You're never too old to become younger.

(1893 – 1980) actress, playwright, screenwriter & sex symbol

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

(1893 – 1980) actress, playwright, screenwriter & sex symbol

Too much of a good thing is wonderful.

(1893 – 1980) actress, playwright, screenwriter & sex symbol

The curve is more powerful than the sword.

(1893 – 1980) actress, playwright, screenwriter & sex symbol

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

(1893 – 1980) actress, playwright, screenwriter & sex symbol
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