Author: Mae West

It is better to be looked over than overlooked.

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

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

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

A girl in the convertible is worth five in the phone book.

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

Beulah, peel me a grape.

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

Some men are all right in their place… if they only knew the right places!

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

I see you're a man with ideals; I guess I better be going while you've still got them.

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

Too much of a good thing… can be wonderful.

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

Women with "pasts" interest men because men hope that history will repeat itself.

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

Women are as old as they feel and men are old when they lose their feelings.

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

Sex is emotion in motion.

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

Hat check girl: Goodness, what beautiful diamonds!

Maudie: Goodness had nothing to do with it, dearie.

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

Miss. Mabel Jellyman: Do you believe in love at first sight?

Maudie Triplett: I don’t know, but it saves an awful lot of time.

(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

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

(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

A woman has got to love a bad man once or twice in her life to be thankful for a good one.

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

The curve is more powerful than the sword.

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

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

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

Anything worth doing is worth doing slowly.

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

The best way to behave is to misbehave.

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

When I'm good I'm very, very good… but when I'm bad, I'm better.

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













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