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Mae West Biography
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:
Louis Nizer (Lawyer), Joe Davis (Celebrity)
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72 Famous quotes by Mae West
"It is better to be looked over than overlooked"
"Between two evils, I always pick the one I never tried before"
"Anything worth doing is worth doing slowly"
"Any time you've got nothing to do and lots of time to do it come on up"
"Any time you got nothing to do - and lots of time to do it - come on up"
"An ounce of performance is worth pounds of promises"
"All discarded lovers should be given a second chance, but with somebody else"
"A woman in love can't be reasonable - or she probably wouldn't be in love"
"A man's kiss is his signature"
"A man in the house is worth two in the street"
"A man has one hundred dollars and you leave him with two dollars, that's subtraction"
"A man can be short and dumpy and getting bald but if he has fire, women will like him"
"A hard man is good to find"
"A dame that knows the ropes isn't likely to get tied up"
"It ain't no sin if you crack a few laws now and then, just so long as you don't break any"
"If I asked for a cup of coffee, someone would search for the double meaning"
"I've been things and seen places"
"I've been in more laps than a napkin"
"I never loved another person the way I loved myself"
"I like restraint, if it doesn't go too far"
"I like a man who's good, but not too good - for the good die young, and I hate a dead one"
"I generally avoid temptation unless I can't resist it"
"I enjoyed the courtroom as just another stage but not so amusing as Broadway"
"I didn't discover curves; I only uncovered them"
"I believe that it's better to be looked over than it is to be overlooked"
"I believe in censorship. I made a fortune out of it"
"I always say, keep a diary and someday it'll keep you"
"His mother should have thrown him out and kept the stork"
"He's the kind of man a woman would have to marry to get rid of"
"He who hesitates is a damned fool"
"Give a man a free hand and he'll run it all over you"
"Every man I meet wants to protect me. I can't figure out what from"
"Don't marry a man to reform him - that's what reform schools are for"
"Don't keep a man guessing too long - he's sure to find the answer somewhere else"
"Cultivate your curves - they may be dangerous but they won't be avoided"
"When I'm good, I'm very good. But when I'm bad I'm better"
"Too much of a good thing can be wonderful"
"I'd like to see Paris before I die. Philadelphia will do"
"I used to be Snow White, but I drifted"
"Whenever I'm caught between two evils, I take the one I've never tried"
"To err is human, but it feels divine"
"Personality is the most important thing to an actress's success"
"I'm a woman of very few words, but lots of action"
"Virtue has its own reward, but no sale at the box office"
"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"
"I see you're a man with ideals. I better be going before you've still got them"
"I never worry about diets. The only carrots that interest me are the number you get in a diamond"
"Love thy neighbor - and if he happens to be tall, debonair and devastating, it will be that much easier"
"I only like two kinds of men, domestic and imported"
"When choosing between two evils, I always like to try the one I've never tried before"