1. A hard man… is good to find
2. Is that a gun in your pocket or are you just happy to see me?
3. “Goodness, what beautiful diamonds !”
“Goodness had nothing to do with it, dearie.”
4. Good sex is like a Bridge game.. If you don’t have a good partner, you’d better have a good hand

Mae West5. He who hesitates is last.
6. His mother should have thrown him away…and kept the stork
7. I don’t like myself, I’m crazy about myself.
8. I like two kinds of men: domestic and imported
9. I’m the lady who works at Paramount all day… and Fox all night.
10. It’s not the men in my life that counts — it’s the life in my men.

Mae West, 1892-1980, skirted the delicate sensibilities of Hollywood censors with sexual innuendo and double entendre and her witty observations were as widely quoted as Ben Franklin bromides:Although she cultivated the image of the “tough broad,” West always conveyed a curious Victorian innocence coupled with a winking, self-effacing amusement at her own preposterous creation. Her popularity reached such peaks that sailors were inspired to name their inflatable life jackets after her overemphasized 43-inch “assets,” ensuring West a place, like no other actress to date, in Webster’s Dictionary.

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