Quotes by Mae West


You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.
– Mae West
A hard man is good to find.
– Mae West
A man can be short and dumpy and getting bald but if he has fire, women will like him.
– Mae West
A man's kiss is his signature.
– Mae West
An ounce of performance is worth pounds of promises.
– Mae West
Anything worth doing is worth doing slowly.
– Mae West
Don't marry a man to reform him - that's what reform schools are for.
– Mae West
Give a man a free hand and he'll run it all over you.
– Mae West
Good sex is like good bridge. If you don't have a good partner, you'd better have a good hand.
– Mae West
He's the kind of man a woman would have to marry to get rid of.
– Mae West
I believe in censorship. I made a fortune out of it.
– Mae West
I like restraint, if it doesn't go too far.
– Mae West
I never loved another person the way I loved myself.
– Mae West
I never worry about diets. The only carrots that interest me are the number you get in a diamond.
– Mae West
I only have 'yes' men around me. Who needs 'no' men?
– Mae West
I only like two kinds of men, domestic and imported.
– Mae West
I used to be Snow White, but I drifted.
– Mae West
I wrote the story myself. It's about a girl who lost her reputation and never missed it.
– Mae West
I'll try anything once, twice if I like it, three times to make sure.
– Mae West
If I asked for a cup of coffee, someone would search for the double meaning.
– Mae West