Aphorisms Galore!

Mae West

b. 1892; d. 1980

Aphorisms Attributed to This Aphorist

tiny.ag/pbh6yw1v  ·   Fair (285 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

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

Mae West, in Men and Women

tiny.ag/6wwft1cd  ·   Fair (116 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

He who hesitates is a damned fool.

Mae West, in Success and Failure

tiny.ag/9wpbcvqn  ·   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

tiny.ag/l5kykzfq  ·   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

tiny.ag/rmw0uaoj  ·   Fair (136 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Too much of a good thing is wonderful.

Mae West, in Vice and Virtue

tiny.ag/dtrgibi2  ·   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

tiny.ag/dbuk2zcq  ·   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