A taste for irony has kept more hearts from breaking than a sense of humor for it takes irony to appreciate the joke which is on oneself.
West, Jessamyn quotes
- "(During a trial in which she was accused of… "(During a trial in which she was accused of indecency on stage)Judge: 'Miss West, are you trying to show contempt for this court?'Mae West: 'On the contrary, your Honor, I was doin' my best to conceal it.'" - Mae West
- Frase del film Spirit – Cavallo selvaggio «Quello che vi voglio raccontare non si legge sui libri. Dicono che la storia del West sia stata scritta in sella a un cavallo, ma non è mai stata raccontata da uno di noi... almeno finora. Io sono nato qui, in quello che avrebbero chiamato il vecchio West, ma per quelli come me questa terra è senza età, senza inizio e senza fine, senza limite…
- George Christensen Quotes "It is clear that we need strength to tackle our drug problem here in the West. So instead of the colonial-style sneering at Duterte and the Philippines, perhaps we can learn from them." ~George Christensen, Australian Politician, chairman of the Australia-Philippine Network "It's so typical of the West to sneer the actions of what they see as "small brown folk on the other side of…
- "I’ve been a waitress since I was 15… "I've been a waitress since I was 15 years old. I started at what used to the Dutch Kitchen at the corner of West Grand Avenue and Fourth Street." - Jackie Spafford