Comments from film actress Mae West.
"Marriage is a great institution, but I'm not ready for an institution yet."
"It's hard to be funny when you have to be clean."
"She's the kind of girl who climbed the ladder of success, wrong by wrong."
"Between two evils, I always pick the one I haven't tried before."
"I generally avoid temptation—unless I can't resist it."
"It's not the men in my life that counts—it's the life in my men."
"He who hesitates is last."
"When women go wrong, men go right after them."
"Too much of a good thing can be wonderful."
"I used to be Snow White.. .but I drifted."
"I only like two kinds of men—domestic and foreign."
"Is that a gun in your pocket, or are you glad to see me?"
"Give a man a free hand and he'll run it all over you."
"I've been in more laps than a napkin."
"A man in the house is worth two in the street."
"He's the kind of man a woman would have to marry to get rid of."
"Brains are an asset... if you hide them."
"l don't look down on men, but I certainly don't look up to them either. I never found a man I could love—or trust—the way I loved myself."
"When I'm good, I'm very good. But when I'm bad, I'm better."
"I always say, keep a diary and one day it will keep you."
"I've always had a weakness for foreign affairs."