Mae West and the double entendre

I was looking through the historical photos from the L.A. Times and found this one of Mae West:

Mae West (1893 – 1980) was an American actress, playwright, screenwriter and sex symbol whose entertainment career spanned seven decades.

Known for her bawdy double entendres, West made a name for herself in Vaudeville and on the stage in New York before moving to Hollywood to become a comedienne, actress and writer in the motion picture industry.

The American Film Institute named West 15th among the greatest female stars of all time.

via Wikipedia

Quotes – Mae West’s double entendres

“When choosing between two evils, I always like to try the one I’ve never tried before.”

“I’m the kinda girl who works for Paramount by day, and Fox all night”

“I feel like a million tonight—but only one at a time”

“All discarded lovers should be given a second chance, but with somebody else.”

“I speak two languages, Body and English.”

“I’ll try anything once, twice if I like it, three times to make sure.”

“When I’m good I’m very, very good, but when I’m bad, I’m better.”

“Love thy neighbor–and if he happens to be tall, debonair and devastating, it will be that much easier.”

“The score never interested me, only the game.”

“It’s not the men in my life that counts–it’s the life in my men.”

“Love isn’t an emotion or an instinct–it’s an art.”

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