Will Rogers, fully William Penn Adair “Will” Rogers

Will
Rogers, fully William Penn Adair “Will” Rogers
1879
1935

American Cherokee Cowboy, Comedian, Social Commentator, Vaudeville Actor, Motion Picture Actor

Author Quotes

The best doctor in the world is a veterinarian. He can't ask his patients what is the matter -- he's got to just know.

The income tax has made liars out of more Americans than golf.

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

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

There is good news from Washington today. Congress is deadlocked and can't act.

There?s only one thing that can kill the movies, and that?s education.

This thing of being a hero, about the main thing to it is to know when to die. Prolonged life has ruined more men than it ever made.

We changed with the times, so we can't blame the children for just joining the times without even having to change.

What would we say if the Chinese sent a gunboat with their marines up the Mississippi River claiming they were protecting their laundries in Memphis?

When you give a lesson in meanness to a critter or a person, don't be surprised if they learn their lesson

You know you've got to exercise your brain just like your muscles.

Liberty doesn?t work as well in practice as it does in speeches.

More words ain't good for anything in the world only to bring on more argument.

No party is as bad as its state and national leaders.

One of the evils of democracy is, you have to put up with the man you elect whether you want him or not.

People talk peace. But men give their life's work to war.

Politics pretty quiet over the week-end. Democrats are attacking and the Republicans are defending. All the Democrats have to do is promise what they would do if they got in. But the Republicans have to promise what they would do and then explain why they haven't already done it.

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.

The best thing about this group of candidates that only one of them can win.

The income tax has made more liars out of the American people than golf has.

The only problem with Boy Scouts is, there aren't enough of them.

The South is dry and will vote dry. That is, everybody sober enough to stagger to the polls will.

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 don't even have to exaggerate.

There's no trick to being a humorist when you have the whole government working for you

This would be a great time in the world for some man to come along that knew something.

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First Name
Will
Last Name
Rogers, fully William Penn Adair “Will” Rogers
Birth Date
1879
Death Date
1935
Bio

American Cherokee Cowboy, Comedian, Social Commentator, Vaudeville Actor, Motion Picture Actor