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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.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best Will Rogers quotes?" and "What is the most famous Will Rogers quote?"

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

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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.

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

  • 4
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    The trouble with practical jokes is that very often they get elected.

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

  • 6
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    The short memories of American voters is what keeps our politicians in office.

  • 7
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    I don't make jokes. I just watch the government and report the facts.

  • 8
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    If Stupidity got us into this mess, then why can't it get us out?

  • 9
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    I never met a man I didn't like.

  • 10
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    Everything is changing. People are taking the comedians seriously and the politicians as a joke.

  • 11
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    America is a great country, but you can't live in it for nothing.

  • 12
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    Everybody is ignorant only on different subjects.

  • 13
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    Youve got to be [an] optimist to be a Democrat, and youve got to be a humorist to stay one.

  • 14
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    The Income Tax has made more liars out of the American people than golf has.

  • 15
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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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    So when all the yielding and objections is over, the other Senator said, I object to the remarks of a professional joker being put into the Congressional Record. Taking a dig at me, see? They didnt want any outside fellow contributing. Well, he had me wrong. Compared to them Im an amateur, and the thing about my jokes is that they dont hurt anybody. You can say theyre not funny or theyre terrible or theyre good or whatever it is, but they dont do no harm. But with Congressevery time they make a joke its a law. And every time they make a law its a joke.

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

  • 18
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    One revolution is like one cocktail, it just gets you organized for the next.

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

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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.

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

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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.

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

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    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.

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