Will Rogers Quotes (123 quotations)

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1. A country can get more real joy out of just hollering for their freedom than they can if they get it. - Will Rogers

2. A fool and his money are soon elected. - Will Rogers

3. A holding company is a thing where you hand an accomplice the goods while the policeman searches you. - Will Rogers

4. About all I can say for the United States Senate is that it opens with a prayer and closes with an investigation. - Will Rogers

5. Alexander Hamilton started the U.S. Treasury with nothing, and that was the closest our country has ever been to being even. - Will Rogers

6. All I know is just what I read in the papers, and that's an alibi for my ignorance. - Will Rogers

7. America is a nation that conceives many odd inventions for getting somewhere but it can think of nothing to do once it gets there. - Will Rogers

8. America is becoming so educated that ignorance will be a novelty. I will belong to the select few. - Will Rogers

9. An economist's guess is liable to be as good as anybody else's. - Will Rogers

10. An ignorant person is one who doesn't know what you have just found out. - Will Rogers

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

12. Ancient Rome declined because it had a Senate; now what's going to happen to us with both a Senate and a House? - Will Rogers

13. And the thing about my jokes is, they don't hurt anybody. You can take 'em or leave 'em - you can say they're funny or they're terrible or they're good, or whatever, but you can just pass 'em by. But 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

14. Anything important is never left to the vote of the people. We only get to vote on some man; we never get to vote on what he is to do. - Will Rogers

15. As you begin changing your thinking, start immediately to change your behavior. Begin to act the part of the person you would like to become. Take action on your behavior. Too many people want to feel, then take action. This never works. - Will Rogers

16. Baseball is a skilled game. It's America's game - it, and high taxes. - Will Rogers

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

18. Being a hero is about the shortest-lived profession on earth. - Will Rogers

19. Chaotic action is preferable to orderly inaction. - Will Rogers

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

21. Diplomacy is the art of saying 'Nice doggie' until you can find a rock. - Will Rogers

22. Diplomats are just as essential in starting a war as soldiers are in finishing it. - Will Rogers

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

24. Don't let yesterday use up too much of today. - Will Rogers

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

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