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Mae West

b. 1892; d. 1980  ·  7 aphorisms  ·  no comments

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Comment#  ·   Fair (285 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Give a man free hands and you'll know where to find them.

Mae West, in Men and Women

Comment#  ·   Fair (116 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

He who hesitates is a damned fool.

Mae West, in Success and Failure

Comment#  ·   Fair (169 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

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

Mae West, in Love and Hate

Comment#  ·   Fair (178 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Marriage is a great institution, but I'm not ready for an institution yet.

Mae West, in Love and Hate

Comment#  ·   Fair (136 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Too much of a good thing is wonderful.

Mae West, in Vice and Virtue

Comment#  ·   Fair (132 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

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

Mae West, in Vice and Virtue

Comment#  ·   Fair (137 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

When choosing between evils, I always like to take the one I've never tried before.

Mae West, in Vice and Virtue

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