Will rogers quotes and his humorous aphorisms are widely quoted. He became the most prominent columnist of his time due to his political wit and earthly accounts of his travels.

William Penn Adair Rogers was born on November 4, 1879. He was an actor, cowboy, newspaper columnist, humorist, and social commentator. He was the highest paid Hollywood film star of his time. He made 50 silent films and 21 talkies and wrote 4,000 newspaper columns. He traveled around the world three times. He died on August 15, 1935 in a small airplane crash in Alaska.


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

“Never miss a good chance to shut up.”
Will Rogers

“If there are no dogs in Heaven, then when I die I want to go where they went.”
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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“There are three kinds of men. The ones that learn by readin’. The few who learn by observation. The rest of them have to pee on the electric fence for themselves.”
Will Rogers

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

“There are two theories to arguing with a woman. Neither works.”
Will Rogers

“All I know is just what I read in the papers, and that’s an alibi for my ignorance.”
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“I never met a man that I didn’t like.”
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“Rumor travels faster, but it don’t stay put as long as truth. ”
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“Common sense ain’t common.”
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“Live in such a way that you would not be ashamed to sell your parrot to the town gossip.”
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“An onion can make people cry, but there has never been a vegetable invented to make them laugh.”
Will Rogers

“We can’t all be heroes, because somebody has to sit on the curb and applaud when they go by.”
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“The quickest way to double your money is to fold it over and put it back in your pocket.”
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“Do the best you can, and don’t take life too serious.”
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“Everyone is ignorant, only on different subjects.”
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“Don’t let yesterday take up too much of today.”
Will Rogers

“When you find yourself in a hole, quit digging.”
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.”
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“Successful colleges will start laying plans for a new stadium; unsuccessful ones will start hunting a new coach.”
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“The road to success is dotted with many tempting parking spaces.”
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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

“The minute you read something that you can’t understand, you can almost be sure that it was drawn up by a lawyer.”
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“Diplomacy is the art of saying ‘nice doggie’ until you can find a rock.”
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“I joked about every prominent man in my lifetime, but I never met one I didn’t like.”
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“We’ll show the world we are prosperous if we have to go broke to do it.”
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“A man only learns in two ways, one by reading, and the other by association with smarter people. ”
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“The short memories of the American voters is what keeps our politicians in office.”
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“You know, everybody’s ignorant, just on different subjects.”
Will Rogers

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

“If there are no dogs in Heaven, then I want to go where they do.”
Will Rogers

“You never get a second chance to make a first impression.”
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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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“A fool and his money are soon elected.”
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“If stupidity got us in this mess, how come it can’t get us out.”
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“I don’t make jokes. I just watch the government and report the facts.”
Will Rogers

“No man is great if he thinks he is.”
Will Rogers

“A king can stand people fighting but he can’t last long if people start thinking.”
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“Always drink upstream from the herd.”
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“Lead your life so you wouldn’t be ashamed to sell the family parrot to the town gossip. ”
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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

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

“Never miss a good chance to shut up.”
Will Rogers

“If you want to be successful, it’s just this simple: Know what you’re doing. Love what you’re doing. And believe in what you’re doing.”
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“The trouble with practical jokes is that very often they get elected.”
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“The more you observe politics, the more you’ve got to admit that each party is worse than the other.”
Will Rogers

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

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

“One thing we got to be thankful for our Soldiers can win wars faster than our Diplomats can talk us into them.”
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“America is becoming so educated that ignorance will be a novelty. I will belong to the select few.”
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“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

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

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

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

“Everybody is ignorant, Just on different subjects.”
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“Congress didn’t vote on the bills, they just wave at them as they go by.”
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“The difference between death and taxes is death doesn’t get worse every time Congress meets.”
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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

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

“I am not a member of any organized political party — I am a Democrat. ”
Will Rogers

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

“I’m not a real movie star. I’ve still got the same wife I started out with twenty-eight years ago.”
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“If you feel the urge, don’t be afraid to go on a wild goose chase. What do you think wild geese are for anyway?”
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“The problem ain’t what people know. It’s what people know that ain’t so that’s the problem.”
Will Rogers

“Be thankful we’re not getting all the government we’re actually paying for.”
Will Rogers

“There is no trick to being a humorist when you have the whole government working for you.”
Will Rogers

“An ignorant person is one who doesn’t know what you have just found out.”
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“It’s almost been worth this depression to find out how little our big men know.”
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“What the country needs is dirtier fingernails and cleaner minds.”
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“Buy land. They ain’t making any more of the stuff.”
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“The income tax has made more liars out of the American people than golf has.”
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“Lord, the money we do spend on Government and it’s not one bit better than the government we got for one-third the money twenty years ago.”
Will Rogers

“Democrats never agree on anything, that’s why they’re Democrats. If they agreed with each other, they would be Republicans.”
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“Don’t let yesterday use up too much of today.”
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“There are men running governments who shouldn’t be allowed to play with matches.”
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“You can’t say civilization don’t advance, in every war they kill you in a new way.”
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“Give her a day, and then in return Momma gives you the other 364.”
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“Most men are about as happy as they make up their minds to be.”
Will Rogers

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

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

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“It’s not what we don’t know that hurts. It’s what we know that ain’t so.”
Will Rogers

“When you’re through learning, you’re through.”
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“Personally, I have always felt that the best doctor in the world is the Veterinarian. He can’t ask his patients what is the matter…he’s just got to know.”
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“It is better for some one to think you’re a fool than to open your mouth and remove all doubt.”
Will Rogers

“People only learn through two things. One is reading and the other is association with smarter people.”
Will Rogers

“If you ever injected truth into politics you would have no politics.”
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“Get all the good laughs you can.”
Will Rogers

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

“I’ll bet you the time ain’t far off when a woman won’t know any more than a man.”
Will Rogers

“The only way to beat the lawyers is to die with nothing.”
Will Rogers

“Lord, let me live until I die.”
Will Rogers

“If you can’t identify it, don’t stick it in your mouth.”
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“A man that don’t love a horse, there is something the matter with him.”
Will Rogers

“Things ain’t what they used to be and probably never was.”
Will Rogers

“Ignorance lies not in the things you don’t know, but in the things you know that ain’t so.”
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“Liberty doesn’t work as well in practice as it does in speeches.”
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“There’s only one thing that can kill the movies, and that’s education.”
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“I like to hear a man talk about himself because then I never hear anything, but good.”
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“Plans get you into things but you’ve got to work your way out.”
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“This country has come to feel the same when Congress is in session as when the baby gets hold of a hammer.”
Will Rogers

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

“People’s minds are changed through observation and not through argument.”
Will Rogers

“The best way to make a fire with two sticks is to make sure one of them is a match.”
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“When you find yourself in a hole – stop digging.”
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