Will Rogers Quotes

Who is Will Rogers?

William Penn Adair Rogers was an American stage and film actor, vaudeville performer, cowboy and comedian.

Born November 04, 1879
Died August 15, 1935

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“A fool and his money are soon elected.”

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

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

“A stranger is just a friend I haven't met yet.”

“A vision, without a plan, is just a hallucination.”

“After eating an entire bull, a mountain lion felt so good he started roaring. He kept it up until a hunter came along and shot him. The moral: When you're full of bull, keep your mouth shut.”

“Always drink upstream from the herd.”

“America has the best politicians money can buy.”

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

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

“Common sense ain't common.”

“Democrats are the only reason to vote for Republicans.”

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

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

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“Don't squat with your spurs on.”

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

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“It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better.The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood; who strives valiantly; who errs, who comes short again and again, because there is no effort without error and shortcoming; but who does actually strive to do the deeds; who knows great enthusiasms, the great devotions; who spends himself in a worthy cause; who at the best knows in the end the triumph of high achievement, and who at the worst, if he fails, at least fails while daring greatly, so that his place shall never be with those cold and timid souls who neither know victory nor defeat.”

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

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

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

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

“I know worrying works, because none of the stuff I worried about ever happened.”

“I love a dog. He does nothing for political reasons.”

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

“I remember when being liberal meant being generous with your own money.”

“I would love to see Mr. Henry Ford in there, really. I don't know who started the idea that a President must be a Politician instead of a Business man. A Politician can't run any other kind of business. So there is no reason why he can run the U.S. That's the biggest single business in the World.”

“If I could kick the person in the tail that causes me the most problems I could not sit down for a week.”

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

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

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“If you get to thinking you're a person of some influence, try ordering somebody else's dog around.”

“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.”

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“There is no dignity
quite so impressive,
and no independence
quite so important,
as living within your means.”

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