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

More men have been elected between Sundown and Sunup than ever were elected between Sunup and Sundown.

No party is as bad as its 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.

We do more talking progress than we do progressing

What's the matter with the world? Why, there ain't but one thing wrong with every one of us -- and that's selfishness.

When you put down the good things you ought to have done, and leave out the bad ones you did do -- well, that's Memoirs.

You know, everybody's ignorant, just on different subjects.

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 revolution is just like one cocktail, it just gets you organized for the next

People want just taxes more than they want lower taxes. They want to know that every man is paying his proportionate share according to his wealth.

Popularity is the easiest thing in the world to gain and it is the hardest thing to hold.

Spinnin' a rope is fun, if your neck ain't in it.

The best way out of a difficulty is through it.

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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