The best Quotes by Mae West

The best Quotes by Mae West

Mary Jane "Mae" West (August 17, 1893 – November 22, 1980) was an American actress, singer, comedian, screenwriter, and playwright whose career spanned over seven decades. Considered a sex symbol, she was known for her breezy sexual independence and her lighthearted bawdy double entendres, often delivered in a husky contralto voice. She was active in vaudeville and on stage in New York City before moving to Los Angeles to begin a career in the film industry.

You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.
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An ounce of performance is worth pounds of promises.
I used to be Snow White, but I drifted.
Between two evils, I always pick the one I never tried before.

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No wonder the city never sleeps, it's too busy trying to get laid.
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There are eight million people in this city. And those teeming masses exist for the sole purpose of lifting the few exceptional people onto their shoulders.
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If I can make it there
I'll make it anywhere
It's up to you
New York, New York
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Manhattan, for millions of our forefathers, the gateway to hope, opportunity and happiness beyond their wildest dreams. Today, that hope is still alive, it's called "The First Date". On Saturday nights, every restaurant in Lower Manhattan resembles its own little Ellis Island.
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I want to wake up in that city
That doesn't sleep
And find I'm king of the hill
Top of the heap
Frank Sinatra - New York, New York
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In a city that moves so fast, you get the Sunday paper on Saturday - how did any of us know how much time we had left?
Carrie Bradshaw in Sex And The City - Season 2 Episode 5
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We are New Yorkers. Proud citizens of the greatest city on earth. Thinking big isn't new to us. It is the very foundation of who we are.
Regardless of our differences, this was still New York. A melting pot crammed onto an island, then pushed into a subway car with a rat eating pizza. You're not left or right. You're a New f*cking Yorker and we're in this together.
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Do you know how bad that coffee has to be to to be considered a health risk in New York? This is the same city where pizza gets delivered by a rat!
I don't wanna f*ck it up because one of us didn't prepare for the slim possibility of New York City traffic!
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I remember Hell's Kitchen when you couldn't walk west of Ninth Avenue without getting knifed. Now it's Chelsea with better gays.
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Most people come to New York to be discovered. The rest of us come here to hide.
It's fascinating to see how versatile New York City is. It lends itself to being so many different places!
The crime problem in New York is getting really serious. The other day the Statue of Liberty had both hands up.
I love New York; I love the city. It's impossible. It's a theme park of a city.
Being a single girl in New York... it's what you should be doing in your twenties!
People say New Yorkers can't get along. Not true. I saw two New Yorkers, complete strangers, sharing a cab. One guy took the tires and the radio; the other guy took the engine.
No place epitomizes the American experience and the American spirit more than New York City.
That's L.A. They worship everything and they value nothing.
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Welcome to a city where people trying to disappear aren't actually trying.
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I lived in L.A. for a few months. It seemed like no one there had parents. Or if they did have parents, they would deny it.
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Linda: "Why did you decide to come to Los Angeles?"
Lucifer: "The same reason as everyone else: the weather, p*rnstars, Mexican food."
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People here in Los Angeles are disgusted now about a sex scandal involving Arnold Schwarzenegger. Apparently for seven years, he carried on a sexual relationship with his own wife.
Los Angeles was the kind of place where everybody was from somewhere else and nobody really droppped anchor.
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The L.A. weather is a lot like Taiwan's, where you don't observe four seasons, so the years can pass and you don't feel a thing.
You're lucky we're not in Los Angeles, because Angelinos can smell BS a mile away.
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I'm from the Compton slums, and that's how the West ride
I'm from the city where two of the best died
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I moved to Los Angeles for two reasons. One is to run away from a boy. Two is to chase a boy.
If I lived in L.A., I'd be schizophrenic after a week.
I'm rich, I'm miserable - I'm pretty average for this town.
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Murtaugh: "No, you're supposed to be suicidal, remember? I'll drive."
Riggs: "Anybody who drives around in this town IS suicidal."
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Miss Carter, you have no idea how foreign Los Angeles will seem to a civilized person such as yourself. They eat avocados... with everything!
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There's an old saying: 'Nobody comes from Los Angeles. Everybody comes to Los Angeles'. But if you do come from Los Angeles, then chances are you come from Pasadena.
The difference between Los Angeles and yogurt is that yogurt comes with less fruit.
I read the Life magazine articles about free love and free dope in California. At age 20 I drove to Los Angeles.
Do you know how hard it is to find a quality man in Los Angeles?
Natalie in Charlie's Angels
Sometimes you must hurt in order to know, fall in order to grow, lose in order to gain. Because life's greatest lessons are learned through pain.
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The world will break your heart ten ways to Sunday. That's guaranteed.
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Death is Peaceful, Life is Harder.
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Well you can't never let anything happen to him. Then nothing would ever happen to him!
Dory in Finding Nemo
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Elrond: "You're making that promise very difficult to keep."
Galadriel: "Were it easy, it would not require trust."
I am someone who tells the truth, I don't make promises I can't keep.
Implementation of promises is as important as making them.
It is easy to make promises - it is hard work to keep them.
You know, not only am I campaigning, but I'm running the world.
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I just want to show them that I can play and I belong here. A lot of people don't think I should be here and I'm just here to prove that I do.
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