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“I remember, when I was a child, being taken to the celebrated Barnum's circus, which contained an exhibition of freaks and monstrosities, but the exhibit . . . which I most desired to see was the one described as 'The Boneless Wonder'.”
“[Being a celebrity] doesn't even seem to keep the fleas off our dogs -- and if being a celebrity won't give me an advantage over a couple of fleas, then I guess there can't be much in being a celebrity after all.”
“(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.'”