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Will Rogers Quotes

American humorist and entertainer.
(1879 - 1935)

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A comedian can only last till he either takes himself serious or his audience takes him serious.

A Democrat never adjourns--he is born, becomes of voting age and starts right in arguing over something, and his political adjournment is his date with the undertaker.

A difference of opinion is what makes horse racing and missionaries.

A fool and his money are soon elected.

A government treaty gave Cherokees their land as long as the grass grows and the water flows, but when they discovered oil, they took it back because there was nuthin' in the treaty about oil.
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A holding company is the people you give your money to while you're being searched.

A man only learns in two ways, one by reading, and the other by association with smarter people.

A man that don't love a Horse, there is something the matter with him. If he has no sympathy for the man that does love Horses, then there is something worse the matter with him.

A remark generally hurts in proportion to its truth.

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

Advertising is the art of convincing people to spend money they don't have for something they don't need.

AH I know is what I see in the papers.

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

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

All Wrigley had was an idea. He was the first man to discover that American jaws must wag. So why not give them something to wag against?

Always drink upstream from the herd.

America is a land of opportunity and don't ever forget it.

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

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

An economist's guess is liable to be as good as anybody else's.

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