Will Rogers quotes

“A king can stand people fighting but he can't last long if people start thinking.”

Will Rogers

“A man only learns in two ways, one by reading, and the other by association with smarter people.”

Will Rogers

“Always drink upstream from the herd.”

Will Rogers

“An onion can make people cry, but there has never been a vegetable invented to make them laugh.”

Will Rogers

“Buy land. They ain't making any more of the stuff.”

Will Rogers

“Common sense ain't common.”

Will Rogers

“Do the best you can, and don't take life too serious.”

Will Rogers

“Don't let yesterday take up too much of today.”

Will Rogers

“Even if you're on the right track, you'll get run over if you just sit there.”

Will Rogers

“Everything is funny as long as it is happening to somebody else.”

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“Give her a day, and then in return Momma gives you the other 364.”

Will Rogers

“Good judgment comes from experience, and a lot of that comes from bad judgment.”

Will Rogers

“Half our life is spent trying to find something to do with the time we have rushed through life trying to save.”

Will Rogers

“Heroing is one of the shortest-lived professions there is.”

Will Rogers

“I belong to no organized party. I am a Democrat.”

Will Rogers

“I don't make jokes. I just watch the government and report the facts.”

Will Rogers

“I never met a person that I did not want to like.”

Will Rogers

“If pro is the opposite of con, what is the opposite of Congress?”

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“If you can't identify it, don't stick it in your mouth.”

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“If you want to be successful, it's just this simple. Know what you are doing. Love what you are doing. And believe in what you are doing.”

Will Rogers

“It takes a lifetime to build a good reputation, but you can lose it in a minute.”

Will Rogers

“It's not what we don't know that hurts. It's what we know that ain't so.”

Will Rogers

“Live in such a way that you would not be ashamed to sell your parrot to the town gossip.”

Will Rogers

“Most men are about as happy as they make up their minds to be.”

Will Rogers

“Never miss a good chance to shut up.”

Will Rogers

“People's minds are changed through observation and not through argument.”

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“Rumor travels faster, but it don't stay put as long as truth.”

Will Rogers

“Some people try to turn back their odometers. Not me, I want people to know why I look this way. I’ve traveled a long way and some of the roads weren’t paved.”

Will Rogers

“Ten men in our country could buy the whole world and ten million can't buy enough to eat.”

Will Rogers

“The quickest way to double your money is to fold it over and put it back in your pocket.”

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“The road to success is dotted with many tempting parking spaces.”

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“The short memories of the American voters is what keeps our politicians in office.”

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“There are men running governments who shouldn't be allowed to play with matches.”

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“There are three kinds of men. The one that learns by reading. The few who learn by observation. The rest of them have to pee on the electric fence for themselves.”

Will Rogers

“Too many people spend money they haven't earned, to buy things they don't want, to impress people that they don't like.”

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“We can't all be heroes because somebody has to sit on the curb and clap as they go by.”

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“We don't know what we want, but we are ready to bite somebody to get it.”

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“What the country needs is dirtier fingernails and cleaner minds.”

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“When I die, I want to die like my grandfather who died peacefully in his sleep. Not screaming like all the passengers in his car.”

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“When you find yourself in a hole, quit digging.”

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“You can't say civilization doesn't advance, in every war they kill you in a new way.”

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“You know horses are smarter than people. You never heard of a horse going broke betting on people.”

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“You know, everybody's ignorant, just on different subjects.”

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“You never get a second chance to make a first impression.”

Will Rogers