This is an amazing quote from Mae West, who was a moviestar, playwright and sex symbol during the golden age of Hollywood. She was known as a bawdy type of women at the time and pushed the boundaries of how a woman could act. She started her career as a circus and vaudeville performer in New York, before moving to Hollywood to pursue a career as an actress.
In this quote, she is referring to her own life, which was at the time portrayed as larger than life. She was a superstar, and was living exactly the life she wanted to be living, without regard for the social norms or roles at the time.… Read the rest