322 Total Quotes

Will Rogers Quotes

Now if there is one thing that we do worse than any other nation, it is try and manage somebody else's affairs.
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#American Actor

The best way out of a difficulty is through it.
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#Difficulty

If the world comes to an end, I want to be in Cincinnati. Everything comes there ten years later.
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#American Actor

The time to save is now. When a dog gets a bone, he doesn't go out and make a down payment on a bigger bone. He buries the one he's got.
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#American Actor

There are three kinds of men. The one that learns by reading. The few who learn by observation. The rest of them have to pee on the electric fence for themselves.
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#American Actor

Old Hollywood is just like a desert water in Africa. Hang around long enough and every kind of animal in the world will drift in for refreshments.
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#Africa

Everything is changing. People are taking their comedians seriously and the politicians as a joke.
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#American Actor #Change

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.
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#Editor's Pick #Quote of the Day #Funny #Short

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

There isn't any finer folks living than a Republican that votes the Democratic ticket.
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#Elections

Our constitution protects aliens, drunks and U.S. Senators.
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#American Actor #Aliens

I read about eight newspapers in a day. When I'm in a town with only one newspaper, I read it eight times.
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#American Actor

I can remember way back when a liberal was generous with his own money
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#Generous

Why don't they pass a constitutional amendment prohibiting anybody from learning anything? If it works as well as prohibition did, in five years Americans would be the smartest race of people on Earth.
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#American Actor

If advertisers spent the same amount of money on improving their products as they do on advertising then they wouldn't have to advertise them.
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#American Actor #Advertisers

You've got to be (an) optimist to be a Democrat, and you've got to be a humorist to stay one
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#Democrats

Democrats never agree on anything, that's why they're Democrats. If they agreed with each other, they would be Republicans.
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#American Actor

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

Prohibition is better than no liquor at all.
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#American Actor

When should a college athlete turn pro? Not until he has earned all he can in college as an amateur.
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#American Actor

Do the best you can, and don't take life too serious.
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#American Actor

Money, horse racing and women, three things the boys just can't figure out.
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#Boys

There ought to be one day - just one - when there is open season on senators.
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#American Actor