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The Best Life Quotes-20 Favourite Mae West Quotations

Updated on December 30, 2010

The Great Mae West

Mae West was one of the top actresses of her time,and was well known known for playing the dominating female leads.She was certainly well known as a sex symbol and comedienne,and probably one of the most confident women ever to have graced this planet the great Mae West has been made famous by her one-liners and put downs.

She gained her reputation in the theatre with Diamond Lil. Mae Wests best films were I'm No Angel and She Done Him Wrong both made in 1933. Here are some of my favourite Mae West quotes.

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Top Twenty Mae West Quotes

The score never interested me, only the game.

I only have "yes" men around me who needs "no" men?

Keep a diary and one day it will keep you.

Virtue has its own reward ,but no box office.

The only carrots that interest me are the numbers you get in a diamond.

Love thy neighbour and if he happens to be tall, debonair and devastating, it will be that much easier.

Anything worth doing is worth doing slowly.

It's better to be looked over than overlooked.

Whenever I've been caught between two evils I take the one I've never tried.

I always like a man in a uniform. And that one fits you grand.Why don't you come up sometime and see me. Often misquoted as come up and see me sometime, from the film She Done Him Wrong.

I used to be Snow White....But I drifted.

When I'm good I'm very good, but when I'm bad I'm better.

You may admire a girl’s curves on the first introduction, but the second meeting shows up new angles.

I climbed the ladder of success , wrong by wrong.

When women go wrong, men go right after them

Is that a gun in your pocket or are you just glad to see me.

I have found men who didn’t know how to kiss. I’ve always found time to teach them.

I feel like a million tonight- but one at a time....

Let's forget about the six feet and talk about the seven inches.

I've been on more laps than a napkin!

Everything! When asked what she wanted to be remembered for.

Mae West famous put downs
Mae West famous put downs

Let me know if you have your own favourite Mae West  quotes.


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