Mae West quotes

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

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

“There are no good girls gone wrong – just bad girls found out.”
-Mae West

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

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

“I wrote the story myself. It’s about a girl who lost her reputation and never missed it.”
-Mae West

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

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

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

“I’m single because I was born that way.”
-Mae West

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

“Ladies who play with fire must remember that smoke gets in their eyes.”
-Mae West

“Don’t cry for a man who’s left you–the next one may fall for your smile.”
-Mae West

“A dame that knows the ropes isn’t likely to get tied up.”
-Mae West

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

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

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

“Sex is an emotion in motion.”
-Mae West

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

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

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

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

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

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

“Don’t keep a man guessing too long – he’s sure to find the answer somewhere else”
-Mae West

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

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

“Women like a man with a past, but they prefer a man with a present.”
-Mae West

“Look your best – who said love is blind?”
-Mae West

“You are never too old to become younger!”
-Mae West

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

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

“Is that a gun in your pocket, or are you just happy to see me?”
-Mae West

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

“I have found men who didn’t know how to kiss. I’ve always found time to teach them.”
-Mae West

“Men are my hobby, if I ever got married I’d have to give it up.”
-Mae West

“Good women are no fun… The only good woman I can recall in history was Betsy Ross. And all she ever made was a flag.”
-Mae West

“The curve is more powerful than the sword.”
-Mae West

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

“Getting married is like trading in the adoration of many for the sarcasm of one.”
-Mae West

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

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

“Keep a diary and one day it’ll keep you.”
-Mae West

“JUDGE: Are you trying to show contempt for this court? MAE WEST: I was doin’ my best to hide it.”
-Mae West

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

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

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

“Women with pasts interest men because they hope history will repeat itself.”
-Mae West

“I only read biographies, metaphysics and psychology. I can dream up my own fiction.”
-Mae West

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

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

“There are no good girls gone wrong – just bad girls found out.”
-Mae West

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

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

“I wrote the story myself. It’s about a girl who lost her reputation and never missed it.”
-Mae West

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

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

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

“I’m single because I was born that way.”
-Mae West

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

“Ladies who play with fire must remember that smoke gets in their eyes.”
-Mae West

“Don’t cry for a man who’s left you–the next one may fall for your smile.”
-Mae West

“A dame that knows the ropes isn’t likely to get tied up.”
-Mae West

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

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

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

“Sex is an emotion in motion.”
-Mae West

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

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

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

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

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

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

“Don’t keep a man guessing too long – he’s sure to find the answer somewhere else”
-Mae West

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

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

“Women like a man with a past, but they prefer a man with a present.”
-Mae West

“Look your best – who said love is blind?”
-Mae West

“You are never too old to become younger!”
-Mae West

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

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

“Is that a gun in your pocket, or are you just happy to see me?”
-Mae West

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

“I have found men who didn’t know how to kiss. I’ve always found time to teach them.”
-Mae West

“Men are my hobby, if I ever got married I’d have to give it up.”
-Mae West

“Good women are no fun… The only good woman I can recall in history was Betsy Ross. And all she ever made was a flag.”
-Mae West

“The curve is more powerful than the sword.”
-Mae West

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

“Getting married is like trading in the adoration of many for the sarcasm of one.”
-Mae West

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

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

“Keep a diary and one day it’ll keep you.”
-Mae West

“JUDGE: Are you trying to show contempt for this court? MAE WEST: I was doin’ my best to hide it.”
-Mae West

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

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

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

“Women with pasts interest men because they hope history will repeat itself.”
-Mae West

“I only read biographies, metaphysics and psychology. I can dream up my own fiction.”
-Mae West

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

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

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