Mae West

Mae West Quotations

I’ve been collecting quotations for years and figured I’d put my collections online for others to use as they wish. Enjoy these quotations, use the comment form to share any quotations by Mae West you don’t find here.

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Marriage is a great institution, but I’m not ready for an institution.
– Mae West

So many men, so little time.
– Mae West

It’s not the men in my life; it’s the life in my men.
– Mae West

Anything worth doing is worth doing slowly.
– Mae West

I only like two kinds of men: domestic and foreign.
– Mae West

Give a man a free hand and he’ll run it all over you.
– Mae West

I’ve been in more laps than a napkin.
– Mae West

I used to be Snow White, but I drifted.
– Mae West

He who hesitates is a damned fool.
– Mae West

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

Whenever I’m caught between two evils, I take the one I’ve never tried.
– Mae West

I generally avoid temptation unless I can’t resist it.
– Mae West

Too much of a good thing is wonderful.
– Mae West

When choosing between two evils I always like to take the one I’ve never tried before.
– Mae West

I’ve been rich and I’ve been poor. Believe me, rich is better.
– Mae West

I always say, keep a diary, and some day it’ll keep you.
– Mae West

It ain’t no sin if you crack a few laws now and then. As long as you don’t break any.
– Mae West

It’s better to be looked over than overlooked.
– Mae West

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