(During a trial in which she was accused of indecency on stage) Judge: 'Miss West, are you trying to show contempt for this court?' Mae West: 'On the contrary, your Honor, I was doin' my best to conceal it.'
Quote by Mae West
I don't like myself, I'm crazy about myself
Those who are easily shocked should be shocked more often.
I believe in the single standard for men and women.
When choosing between two evils, I always like to try the one I've never tried...
Some women pick men to marry--and others pick them to pieces
Ill try anything once, twice if I like it, three times to make sure.
I'm a woman of very few words, but lots of action.
I believe that it's better to be looked over than it is to be overlooked.
Personally, I like two types of men - domestic and foreign.
A man can be short and dumpy and getting bald but if he has fire,...
When I'm good, I'm very good. But when I'm bad I'm better.
Let men see what's coming to them, and women will get what's coming to them.
I'm single because I was born that way.
Saving love doesn't bring any interest.
The best way to behave is to misbehave.
There are no good girls gone wrong - just bad girls found out.
Anything worth doing is worth doing slowly.
My advice to those who think they have to take off their clothes to be...
My first advice on how not to grow old would be to choose you ancestors...
Advice after injury is like medicine after death
A good intention clothes itself with power