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Quotations 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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46 1
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

38 1
For the American people are a very generous people and will forgive almost any weakness, with the possible exception of stupidity. Will Rogers

20 0
The main thing about being a hero is to know when to die. Will Rogers

109 7
Be thankful we're not getting all the government we're paying for. Will Rogers

132 10
The only difference between death and taxes is that death doesn't get worse every time Congress meets. Will Rogers

97 6
I don't make jokes. I just watch the government and report the facts. Will Rogers

114 8
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

61 3
America is a great country, but you can't live in it for nothing. Will Rogers

100 7
Even if you are on the right track, you will get run over if you just sit there. Will Rogers

115 9
The trouble with practical jokes is that very often they get elected. Will Rogers

56 3
The Income Tax has made more liars out of the American people than golf has. Will Rogers

63 4
We can't all be heroes, because somebody has to sit on the curb and clap as they go by. Will Rogers

42 2
The nation is prosperous on the whole, but how much prosperity is there in a hole? Will Rogers

84 7
If Stupidity got us into this mess, then why can't it get us out? Will Rogers

76 6
Everything is changing. People are taking the comedians seriously and the politicians as a joke. Will Rogers

51 3
Get someone else to blow your horn and the sound will carry twice as far. Will Rogers

75 6
Everybody is ignorant only on different subjects. Will Rogers

50 3
If you ever injected truth into politics you would have no politics. Will Rogers

58 4
A man can learn only two ways, one by reading, and the other by association with smarter people. Will Rogers

81 8
The short memories of American voters is what keeps our politicians in office. Will Rogers

27 1
Even if you’re on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there. Will Rogers

63 6
You never know how much a man can't remember until he is called as a witness. Will Rogers

43 3
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

72 8
I never met a man I didn't like. Will Rogers

47 4
My ancestors didn't come over on the Mayflower, but they were there to meet the boat. Will Rogers

24 1
There is no more independence in politics than there is in jail. Will Rogers

32 2
Liberty doesn't work as well in practice as it does in speeches. Will Rogers

39 3
There should be one day when there is open season on senators. Will Rogers

45 4
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

44 4
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

43 4
Strangers are just friends I haven't met yet. Will Rogers

43 4
Everything is funny as long as it is happening to somebody else. Will Rogers

53 6
Politics has become so expensive that it takes a lot of money even to be defeated. Will Rogers

52 6
We are the first nation in the history of the world to go to the poorhouse in an automobile. Will Rogers

42 4
Everybody is ignorant -- only on different subjects. Will Rogers

36 3
Communism is like prohibition, it is a good idea, but it won't work. Will Rogers

33 3
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

33 3
There is nothing so stupid as an educated man, if you get him off the thing he was educated in. Will Rogers

27 2
Lord, let me live until I die. Will Rogers

11 0
I originated a remark many years ago that I think has been copied more than any little thing that Ive every said, and I used it in the FOLLIES of 1922. I said America has a unique record. We never lost a war and we never won a conference in our lives. I believe that we could without any degree of egotism, single-handed lick any nation in the world. But we cant confer with Costa Rica and come home with our shirts on. Will Rogers

19 1
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46 7
I'm not a member of any organized political party, I'm a Democrat! Will Rogers

30 3
In the early days of the Indian Territory, there were no such things as birth certificates. You being there was certificate enough. Will Rogers

18 1
Don't gamble; take all your savings and buy some good stock and hold it till it goes up. If it don't go up, don't buy it. Will Rogers

18 1
The more you read and observe about this politics thing, the more you've got to admit that each party's worse than the other. The one that's out always looks the best. Will Rogers

37 5
There's only one thing that can kill the movies, and that's education. Will Rogers

33 4
I never expected to see the day when girls would get sunburned in the places they do today. Will Rogers

23 2
It's great to be great, but it's greater to be human. Will Rogers

23 2
The only time people dislike gossip is when you gossip about them. Will Rogers

17 1
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