96 Will Rogers Famous Quotes On Politics, Government, Money

Thought-provoking Will Rogers famous quotes on politics, government, and money will make you think.

William Penn Adair Rogers was born on November 4, 1879, was an American stage and film actor, vaudeville performer, cowboy, humorist, newspaper columnist, and social commentator. He was one of the few people who achieved so much during his 55 years on this planet.

Will Rogers Famous Quotes

Born to a  Cherokee family in Indian Territory, Rogers appears to have gained popularity very quickly. One of the most famous sayings of Rogers was “I never met a man I didn’t like” and he even provided an epigram on his famous quotes:

When I die, my epitaph, or whatever you call those signs on gravestones, is going to read: “I joked about every prominent man of my time, but I never met a man I didn’t like.” I am so proud of that, I can hardly wait to die so it can be carved.

Rogers had made 71 films, wrote more than 4,000 nationally syndicated newspaper columns, and traveled around the world 3 times as an entertainer.

Rogers was one of the highest-paid Hollywood film stars in the mid-1930s and was quite famous in the United States for his leading political wit.

He died on August 15, 1935, in a plane crash in northern Alaska.

Here we are sharing a collection of Will Rogers famous quotes on politics, government, money, and education to share some wisdom of this brilliant man.

Will Rogers Quotes

“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

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

“Do the best you can, and don’t take life too serious.”
― Will Rogers

“When you find yourself in a hole, quit digging.”
― Will Rogers

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

“You never get a second chance to make a first impression”
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“You know horses are smarter than people. You never heard of a horse going broke betting on people.”
― Will Rogers

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

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

“Give her a day, and then in return Momma gives you the other 364.”
― Will Rogers

Will Rogers Famous Quotes

“When God created dogs He just sat back and smiled.”
― Will Rogers

“If you get to thinking you’re a person of some influence, try ordering somebody else’s dog around”
― Will Rogers

“If you wait until you’re ready, you’ll wait forever.”
― Will Rogers

“Nothing makes a man broad minded like adversity.”
― Will Rogers

“Never in our history was we able to blame someone else for our troubles.”
― Will Rogers

“All I know is just what I read in the papers, and that’s an alibi for my ignorance.”
― Will Rogers

“Rumor travels faster, but it don’t stay put as long as truth. ”
― Will Rogers

“I never met a man that I didn’t like.”
― Will Rogers

“Most men are about as happy as they make up their minds to be.”
― Will Rogers

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

Will Rogers Quotes On Politics

“I’m not a real movie star. I’ve still got the same wife I started out with twenty-eight years ago.”
― Will Rogers

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

“When you’re through learning, you’re through.”
― Will Rogers

“We can get hot and bothered quicker over nothing, and cool off faster than any nation in the world.”
― Will Rogers

“Betrayed by friendship is not a bad memorial to leave.”
― Will Rogers

“One thing we got to be thankful for our Soldiers can win wars faster than our Diplomats can talk us into them,”
― Will Rogers

“If stupidity got us into this, why can’t stupidity get us out?”
― Will Rogers

“Mothers are the only race of people that speak the same tongue.”
― Will Rogers

“The more learned a man is the less consideration he has for another man’s belief.”
― Will Rogers

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

Will Rogers Quotes On Government

“The more you observe politics, the more you’ve got to admit that each party is worse than the other.”
― Will Rogers

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

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

“Don’t let yesterday take up too much of today”
― 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

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

“A man only learns in two ways, one by reading, and the other by association with smarter people. ”
― Will Rogers

“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.”
― Will Rogers

“The road to success is dotted with many tempting parking spaces.”
― Will Rogers

“Common sense ain’t common.”
― Will Rogers

Will Rogers Quotes On Money

“Everyone is ignorant, only on different subjects.”
― Will Rogers

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

“It’s a great country but you can’t live in it for nothing.”
― Will Rogers

“You know, everybody’s ignorant, just on different subjects.”
― Will Rogers

“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.”
― Will Rogers

“The income tax has made more liars out of the American people than golf has.”
― Will Rogers

“you can’t say civilization dont advance, in every war they kill you in a new way”
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“I’ll bet you the time ain’t far off when a woman won’t know any more than a man.”
― Will Rogers

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

Will Rogers Quotes On Education

“Get all the good laughs you can.”
― Will Rogers

“We can’t all be heroes because somebody has to sit on the curb and clap as they go by.”
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“The short memories of the American voters is what keeps our politicians in office.”
― 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.”
― Will Rogers

“There are men running governments who shouldn’t be allowed to play with matches.”
― Will Rogers

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

“Live in such a way that you would not be ashamed to sell your parrot to the town gossip.”
― Will Rogers

“The best way to make a fire with two sticks is to make sure one of them is a match.”
― Will Rogers

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

“Plans get you into things but you’ve got to work your way out.”
― Will Rogers

Will Rogers Quotes On Aging, Death

“There’s only one thing that can kill the movies, and that’s education.”
― Will Rogers

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

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

“The present generation doesn’t know what a milestone is. They go so fast nowadays that miles mean nothing.”
― Will Rogers

“A liberal is a man who wants to use his own ideas on things in preference to generations who, he knows, know more than he does.”
― Will Rogers

“It’s almost been worth this depression to find out how little our big men know.”
― Will Rogers

“It is better for some one to think you’re a fool than to open your mouth and remove all doubt.”
― Will Rogers

“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

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

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

Will Rogers Quotes About Life

“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

“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?”
― Will Rogers

“Buy land. They ain’t making any more of the stuff.”
― Will Rogers

“The problem ain’t what people know. It’s what people know that ain’t so that’s the problem.”
― Will Rogers

“If stupidity got us in this mess, how come it can’t get us out.”
― Will Rogers

“I like to hear a man talk about himself because then I never hear anything, but good.”
― Will Rogers

“If you ever injected truth into politics you would have no politics.”
― Will Rogers

“Ignorance lies not in the things you don’t know, but in the things you know that ain’t so.”
― Will Rogers

“A fool and his money are soon elected.”
― Will Rogers

“A stranger is just a friend I haven’t met yet”
― Will Rogers

Will Rogers Quotes On Marriage

“Ireland treats you more like a friend than a tourist.”
― Will Rogers

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

“I don’t make jokes. I just watch the government and report the facts.”
― Will Rogers

“Always drink upstream from the herd.”
― Will Rogers

“The trouble with practical jokes is that very often they get elected.”
― 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.”
― Will Rogers

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

“What the country needs is dirtier fingernails and cleaner minds.”
― Will Rogers

“The difference between death and taxes is death doesn’t get worse every time Congress meets.”
― Will Rogers

“Democrats never agree on anything, that’s why they’re Democrats. If they agreed with each other, they would be Republicans.”
― Will Rogers

Will Rogers Best Sayings

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

“Liberty doesn’t work as well in practice as it does in speeches.”
― Will Rogers

“A man that don’t love a horse, there is something the matter with him.”
― Will Rogers

“Don’t wait to buy real estate. Buy real estate and wait”
― Will Rogers

“The worst thing that happens to you. May be the best thing for you if you don’t let it get the best of you!!”
― Will Rogers

“Advertising is the art of convincing people to spend money they don’t have for something they don’t need.”
― Will Rogers

Did you these Will Rogers quotes?

Will Rogers quotes and sayings are so on point and are written in a very plain but attractive style. Rogers was a man who did not like to beat around the bush, was straightforward to share his opinions whether it can be on politics or government.

Will Rogers quotes are the basic truth we can learn a lot from. He gained a lot of insight and wisdom and that’s what you are going to read in this article. We hope you will like reading these famous Will Rogers quotes as much as we like sharing them with you.

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