Mae West Biography

Mae West, Actress
Occup.Actress
FromUSA
BornAugust 17, 1893
DiedNovember 22, 1980
Aged87 years
Mae West (born Mary Jane West) was an American starlet, dramatist, singer as well as sex symbol.

West started his career in vaudeville and also on phase in New york city prior to she moved to Hollywood in the very early 1930s and also began to tape-record motion pictures. She created the manuscript for a lot of his movies, however had frequent troubles with the censorship authorities because of the many sex-related references in her lyrics.

After relinquishing the movie sector, she began again to amuse on stage and additionally videotaped a number of songs cds. She made ​​​ ​ a return in 2 films in the 1970s.

West passed away 87 years of ages in your home in his house after experiencing a stroke.

Our collection contains 72 quotes who is written / told by Mae, under the main topics: Dating - Funny.

Related authors: Louis Nizer (Lawyer), Joe Davis (Celebrity)

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72 Famous quotes by Mae West

Small: When Im good, Im very good. But when Im bad Im better
"When I'm good, I'm very good. But when I'm bad I'm better"
Small: It is better to be looked over than overlooked
"It is better to be looked over than overlooked"
Small: A man in the house is worth two in the street
"A man in the house is worth two in the street"
Small: Ill try anything once, twice if I like it, three times to make sure
"I'll try anything once, twice if I like it, three times to make sure"
Small: Between two evils, I always pick the one I never tried before
"Between two evils, I always pick the one I never tried before"
Small: Ive been in more laps than a napkin
"I've been in more laps than a napkin"
Small: I never loved another person the way I loved myself
"I never loved another person the way I loved myself"
Small: Personality is the glitter that sends your little gleam across the footlights and the orchestra pit int
"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"
Small: Opportunity knocks for every man, but you have to give a woman a ring
"Opportunity knocks for every man, but you have to give a woman a ring"
Small: Those who are easily shocked should be shocked more often
"Those who are easily shocked should be shocked more often"
Small: The score never interested me, only the game
"The score never interested me, only the game"
Small: The best way to hold a man is in your arms
"The best way to hold a man is in your arms"
Small: Ten men waiting for me at the door? Send one of them home, Im tired
"Ten men waiting for me at the door? Send one of them home, I'm tired"
Small: Shes the kind of girl who climbed the ladder of success wrong by wrong
"She's the kind of girl who climbed the ladder of success wrong by wrong"
Small: Sex is emotion in motion
"Sex is emotion in motion"
Small: Say what you want about long dresses, but they cover a multitude of shins
"Say what you want about long dresses, but they cover a multitude of shins"
Small: Save a boyfriend for a rainy day - and another, in case it doesnt rain
"Save a boyfriend for a rainy day - and another, in case it doesn't rain"
Small: Right now I think censorship is necessary the things theyre doing and saying in films right now just sh
"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"
Small: Personally, I like two types of men - domestic and foreign
"Personally, I like two types of men - domestic and foreign"
Small: Its not what I do, but the way I do it. Its not what I say, but the way I say it
"It's not what I do, but the way I do it. It's not what I say, but the way I say it"
Small: Its not the men in my life that count, its the life in my men
"It's not the men in my life that count, it's the life in my men"
Small: Its hard to be funny when you have to be clean
"It's hard to be funny when you have to be clean"
Small: It takes two to get one in trouble
"It takes two to get one in trouble"
Small: It isnt what I do, but how I do it. It isnt what I say, but how I say it, and how I look when I do it a
"It isn't what I do, but how I do it. It isn't what I say, but how I say it, and how I look when I do it and say it"
Small: I see youre a man with ideals. I better be going before youve still got them
"I see you're a man with ideals. I better be going before you've still got them"
Small: I never worry about diets. The only carrots that interest me are the number you get in a diamond
"I never worry about diets. The only carrots that interest me are the number you get in a diamond"
Small: Love thy neighbor - and if he happens to be tall, debonair and devastating, it will be that much easier
"Love thy neighbor - and if he happens to be tall, debonair and devastating, it will be that much easier"
Small: I only like two kinds of men, domestic and imported
"I only like two kinds of men, domestic and imported"
Small: When choosing between two evils, I always like to try the one Ive never tried before
"When choosing between two evils, I always like to try the one I've never tried before"
Small: Marriage is a great institution, but Im not ready for an institution
"Marriage is a great institution, but I'm not ready for an institution"
Small: Love conquers all things except poverty and toothache
"Love conquers all things except poverty and toothache"
Small: Too much of a good thing can be wonderful
"Too much of a good thing can be wonderful"
Small: Id like to see Paris before I die. Philadelphia will do
"I'd like to see Paris before I die. Philadelphia will do"
Small: I used to be Snow White, but I drifted
"I used to be Snow White, but I drifted"
Small: Whenever Im caught between two evils, I take the one Ive never tried
"Whenever I'm caught between two evils, I take the one I've never tried"
Small: To err is human, but it feels divine
"To err is human, but it feels divine"
Small: Personality is the most important thing to an actresss success
"Personality is the most important thing to an actress's success"
Small: Im a woman of very few words, but lots of action
"I'm a woman of very few words, but lots of action"
Small: Virtue has its own reward, but no sale at the box office
"Virtue has its own reward, but no sale at the box office"
Small: I like restraint, if it doesnt go too far
"I like restraint, if it doesn't go too far"
Small: I like a man whos good, but not too good - for the good die young, and I hate a dead one
"I like a man who's good, but not too good - for the good die young, and I hate a dead one"
Small: I generally avoid temptation unless I cant resist it
"I generally avoid temptation unless I can't resist it"
Small: I enjoyed the courtroom as just another stage but not so amusing as Broadway
"I enjoyed the courtroom as just another stage but not so amusing as Broadway"
Small: I didnt discover curves I only uncovered them
"I didn't discover curves; I only uncovered them"
Small: I believe that its better to be looked over than it is to be overlooked
"I believe that it's better to be looked over than it is to be overlooked"
Small: I believe in censorship. I made a fortune out of it
"I believe in censorship. I made a fortune out of it"
Small: I always say, keep a diary and someday itll keep you
"I always say, keep a diary and someday it'll keep you"
Small: His mother should have thrown him out and kept the stork
"His mother should have thrown him out and kept the stork"
Small: Hes the kind of man a woman would have to marry to get rid of
"He's the kind of man a woman would have to marry to get rid of"
Small: He who hesitates is a damned fool
"He who hesitates is a damned fool"
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