Mae West

Quotations

I generally avoid temptation unless I can’t resist it.

I used to be Snow White, but I drifted.

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

It’s not the men in my life that count – it’s the life in my men.

A man in love is like a clipped coupon–it’s time to cash in.

A man in the house is worth two in the street.

Between two evils, I always pick the one I never tried before.

He who hesitates is last.

I believe that it’s better to be looked over than to be overlooked.

Personality is the glitter that sends your gleam across the footlights and the orchestra pit into that big black space where the audience is.

She’s the kind of girl who climed the ladder of success, wrong by wrong.

There are no good girls gone wrong, just bad girls found out.

When women go wrong, men go right after them.

Too much of a good thing can be wonderful.

When I’m good, I’m good, but when I’m bad I’m better.

I believe in the single standard for men and women.