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The Best Will Rogers Quotes

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A list of the best Will Rogers quotes. This list is arranged by which famous Will Rogers quotes have received the most votes, so only the greatest Will Rogers quotes are at the top of the list. All the most popular quotes from Will Rogers should be listed here, but if any were missed you can add more at the end of the list. This list includes notable Will Rogers quotes on various subjects, many of which are inspirational and thought provoking.

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    The only difference between death and taxes is that death doesn't get worse every time Congress meets. Will Rogers

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    I don't make jokes. I just watch the government and report the facts. Will Rogers

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    With Congress, every time they make a joke it's a law, and every time they make a law it's a joke. Will Rogers

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    Lord, the money we do spend on Government and its not one bit better than the government we got for one-third the money twenty years ago. Will Rogers

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    The trouble with practical jokes is that very often they get elected. Will Rogers

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    Even if you are on the right track, you will get run over if you just sit there. Will Rogers

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    You never know how much a man can't remember until he is called as a witness. Will Rogers

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    Everything is changing. People are taking the comedians seriously and the politicians as a joke. Will Rogers

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    America is a great country, but you can't live in it for nothing. Will Rogers

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    Be thankful we're not getting all the government we're paying for. Will Rogers

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    If Stupidity got us into this mess, then why can't it get us out? Will Rogers

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    Communism is like prohibition, it is a good idea, but it won't work. Will Rogers

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    Everybody is ignorant only on different subjects. Will Rogers

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    A man can learn only two ways, one by reading, and the other by association with smarter people. Will Rogers

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

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    The Income Tax has made more liars out of the American people than golf has. Will Rogers

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    If you ever injected truth into politics you would have no politics. Will Rogers

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    There should be one day when there is open season on senators. Will Rogers

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    We are the first nation in the history of the world to go to the poorhouse in an automobile. Will Rogers

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    Politics has become so expensive that it takes a lot of money even to be defeated. Will Rogers

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    Everybody is ignorant -- only on different subjects. Will Rogers

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    I never met a man I didn't like. Will Rogers

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    The short memories of American voters is what keeps our politicians in office. Will Rogers

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    There is no more independence in politics than there is in jail. Will Rogers

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    For the American people are a very generous people and will forgive almost any weakness, with the possible exception of stupidity. Will Rogers

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    My ancestors didn't come over on the Mayflower, but they were there to meet the boat. Will Rogers

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    Everything is funny as long as it is happening to somebody else. Will Rogers

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    Even if you’re on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there. Will Rogers

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    Strangers are just friends I haven't met yet. Will Rogers

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    There is no credit to being a comedian, when you have the whole Government working for you. All you have to do is report the facts. I dont even have to exaggerate. Will Rogers

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    The nation is prosperous on the whole, but how much prosperity is there in a hole? Will Rogers

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    Get someone else to blow your horn and the sound will carry twice as far. Will Rogers

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    The person with the best job in the country is the vice president. All he has to do is get up every morning and say, How is the president? Will Rogers

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    This country has gotten where it is in spite of politics, not by the aid of it. That we have carried as much political bunk as we have and still survived shows we are a super nation. Will Rogers

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    There's only one thing that can kill the movies, and that's education. Will Rogers

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    The worst thing that happens to you may be the best thing for you if you don't let it get the best of you. Will Rogers

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    The reason political party platforms are so long is that when you straddle anything it takes a long time to explain it. Will Rogers

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    There is nothing so stupid as an educated man, if you get him off the thing he was educated in. Will Rogers

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    I'm not a member of any organized political party, I'm a Democrat! Will Rogers

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    Liberty doesn't work as well in practice as it does in speeches. Will Rogers

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    In Hollywood the woods are full of people that learned to write, but evidently can't read. If they could read their stuff, they'd stop writing. Will Rogers

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    Broad-minded is just another way of saying a fellow is too lazy to form an opinion. Will Rogers

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    So live that you wouldn't be ashamed to sell the family parrot to the town gossip. Will Rogers

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    In the early days of the Indian Territory, there were no such things as birth certificates. You being there was certificate enough. Will Rogers

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    I never expected to see the day when girls would get sunburned in the places they do today. Will Rogers

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    No party is as bad as its leaders. Will Rogers

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    Mona Lisa is the only beauty who went through history and retained her reputation. Will Rogers

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    It's great to be great, but it's greater to be human. Will Rogers

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    People are getting smarter nowadays; they are letting lawyers, instead of their conscience, be their guide. Will Rogers

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

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