Get Your Sexy on With These Mae West Quotes

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Dare to be bold.

These Mae West Quotes Are Too Hot To Handle

Mae West quotes teach women everywhere to embrace their sexuality. However, her biggest role was to instill confidence and self-love within her fans. She was an actress, singer, comedian, and most notably—a sex symbol. Not to mention, she was drop dead gorgeous!

Forget modesty, these liberating quotes will teach you to do whatever makes you happy. Nothing is more powerful than a woman who knows her worth. In Mae West's world, a little bit of charm will go a long way.

Check out these sexy Mae West quotes that'll make you feel on top of the world. The idea is simple—if she can do it, so can you! Every woman has a fire inside of her, these encouraging words will allow yours to shine.

Scandalous Mae West Quotes

  • "Personality is the glitter that sends your little gleam across the footlights and the orchestra pit into that big black space where the audience is."

  • "You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough."

  • "I only like two kinds of men—domestic and imported."

  • "I've been in more laps than a napkin."

  • "It isn't what I do, but how I do it. It isn't what I say, but how I say it, and how I look when I do it and say it."

  • "Anything worth doing is worth doing slowly."

  • "Give a man a free hand and he'll run it all over you."

  • "I'm no model lady. A model's just an imitation of the real thing."

  • "Love thy neighbor—and if he happens to be tall, debonair and devastating, it will be that much easier."

Seductive Quotes By Mae West

  • "Between two evils, I always pick the one I never tried before."

  • "Say what you want about long dresses, but they cover a multitude of shins."

  • "Sex is emotion in motion."

  • "When I'm good, I'm very good. But when I'm bad I'm better."

  • "Personality is the most important thing to an actress's success."

  • "Don't keep a man guessing too long—he's sure to find the answer somewhere else."

  • "A man can be short and dumpy and getting bald but if he has fire, women will like him."

  • "Cultivate your curves—they may be dangerous but they won't be avoided."

  • "I believe that it's better to be looked over than it is to be overlooked."

Our Favorite Mae West Quotes

  • "Opportunity knocks for every man, but you have to give a woman a ring."

  • "The score never interested me, only the game."

  • "Ten men waiting for me at the door? Send one of them home, I'm tired."

  • "He who hesitates is a damned fool."

  • "A woman in love can't be reasonable - or she probably wouldn't be in love."

  • "I'm a woman of very few words, but lots of action."

  • "Love isn't an emotion or an instinct—it's an art."

  • "I never worry about diets. The only carrots that interest me are the number you get in a diamond."

  • "She's the kind of girl who climbed the ladder of success wrong by wrong."

Inspiring Mae West Quotes

  • "A man's kiss is his signature."

  • "I generally avoid temptation unless I can't resist it."

  • "An ounce of performance is worth pounds of promises."

  • "I never loved another person the way I loved myself."

  • "It ain't no sin if you crack a few laws now and then, just so long as you don't break any."

  • "One and one is two, and two and two is four, and five will get you ten if you know how to work it."

  • "When women go wrong, men go right after them."

  • "Love conquers all things except poverty and toothache."

  • "A man has one hundred dollars and you leave him with two dollars, that's subtraction."

  • "Virtue has it's own reward, but no sale at the box office."

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