The best Quotes by Will Rogers

The best Quotes by Will Rogers

William Penn Adair Rogers (November 4, 1879 – August 15, 1935) was a Native American vaudeville performer, actor, and humorous social commentator. He was born as a citizen of the Cherokee Nation, in the Indian Territory (now part of Oklahoma), and is known as "Oklahoma's Favorite Son".

When the Oakies left Oklahoma and moved to California, it raised the I.Q. of both states.
Live in such a way that you would not be ashamed to sell your parrot to the town gossip.
All I know is just what I read in the papers, and that's an alibi for my ignorance.
Buy land. They ain't making any more of the stuff.
Worrying is like paying on a debt that may never come due.
Everything is changing. People are taking their comedians seriously and the politicians as a joke.
Everything is funny, as long as it's happening to somebody else.
Don't let yesterday use up too much of today.
A man only learns in two ways: one by reading, and the other by association with smarter people.
Good judgment comes from experience, and a lot of that comes from bad judgment.
I am not a member of any organized political party. I am a Democrat.
Invest in inflation. It is the only thing going up.
Hawaii is the only place I know where they lay flowers on you while you are alive.
Make crime pay. Become a lawyer.

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Beauty is in the eye of the beer holder.
I support gay marriage. I believe they have a right to be as miserable as the rest of us.
I don't remember the first half of my life. All I say is a happy childhood is the worst possible preparation for life.
Money can buy you a fine dog, but only love can make him wag his tail.
Here in Oklahoma, there's not a whole lot to do. So, a lot of your focus and attention is on basketball, which is a blessing in disguise. And this is where I wanted to end up, so I'm very happy I'm here.
Josh Giddey - February 2022
Sheldon: "Texas, Oklahoma... what's the difference?"
Meemaw: "Hey, now, I think you might want to crack open your psychology textbook 'cause that there is crazy talk."
Do you know why Oklahoma's state slogan is "Oklahoma is OK"?
Because they can't spell "mediocre".
"Why did Oklahoma raise the minimum drinking age to 25?"
"They wanted to keep alcohol out of the high schools!"
Governor is not the position to have in Oklahoma. It is the head coach of Oklahoma or Oklahoma State or Tulsa.
Something called 'the Oklahoma Standard' became known throughout the world. It means resilience in the face of adversity. It means a strength and compassion that will not be defeated.
To the lover of wilderness, Alaska is one of the most wonderful countries in the world.
Saul Goodman: "How about Florida? You get a tan, meet the Swedish bikini team, you know, swim with the dolphins."
Jesse Pinkman: "What about... Alaska?"
Saul Goodman: "Alaska, okay. Well, that's a different vibe. I never figured you for a big moose lover, but whatever floats your boat."
Saul Goodman in Breaking Bad - Season 5 Episode 11
They say money can't buy happiness, but it can buy a flight to Alaska - and that's pretty much the same thing.
Who are you to judge the life I live? I know I'm not perfect -and I don't live to be- but before you start pointing fingers... make sure your hands are clean!
We all know, of course, what to make of our newspapers. The deaf man writes down what the blind man has told him, the village idiot edits it, and their colleagues in the other press houses copy it.
I've noticed that worrying is like praying for what you don't want to happen.
Artists use lies to tell the truth, while politicians use them to cover the truth up.
Evey Hammond in V for Vendetta
Comedians are really writers who don't have pens and pencils about them, but they riff.
Who told you, you have to live like today when you want to live today like tomorrow?
I might not know who I was yesterday or who I'm going to be tomorrow, but I know who I am right now.
The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education.
Simba: "Ouh. Jeez, what was that for?"
Rafiki: "It doesn't matter, it's in the past."
Simba: "Yeah, but it still hurts."
Rafiki: "Oh yes, the past can hurt. But the way I see it, you can either run from it, or learn from it."
Inflation is the moment where even poor people can own a lot of money.
The biggest difference from Hawaii and Alabama would probably be there's no beaches. But other than that, the people are very nice.
Lisa: "What was your booth for again?"
Tom: "It was free legal advice. I'm a lawyer."
Lisa: "So you are a creep."
One candidate is too old and mentally unfit to be president. The other one is me.
Joe Biden - März 2024

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