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SummaryWill Rogers was a famous Actor from USA, who lived between November 4, 1879 and August 15, 1935. He became 55 years old.
BiographyIt was pre-presidential candidate of the United States, 1932.
His was the phrase: "Everybody is ignorant, but on different subjects."
Striking phrase: "Even if you're on the right track, you will get run over if you just sit."
He died in an airplane crash, August 15, 1935.
Zodiac etc.He is born under the zodiac scorpio, who is known for Transient, Self-Willed, Purposeful, Unyielding. Our collection contains 100 quotes who is written / told by Will, under the main topics: Business, Education, Finance, Funny, Government.
Related authors: Kin Hubbard
Source / external links:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Will_Rogers
Famous quotes by Will Rogers (100)
"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"
"In Hollywood you can see things at night that are fast enough to be in the Olympics in the day time"
"I guess there is nothing that will get your mind off everything like golf. I have never been depressed enough to take up the game, but they say you get so sore at yourself you forget to hate your enemies"
"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"
"I bet after seeing us, George Washington would sue us for calling him "father.""
"When should a college athlete turn pro? Not until he has earned all he can in college as an amateur"
"One-third of the people in the United States promote, while the other two-thirds provide"
"Last year we said, 'Things can't go on like this', and they didn't, they got worse"
"When the Oakies left Oklahoma and moved to California, it raised the I.Q. of both states"
"We don't seem to be able to check crime, so why not legalize it and then tax it out of business?"
"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"
"Get someone else to blow your horn and the sound will carry twice as far"
"People are getting smarter nowadays; they are letting lawyers, instead of their conscience, be their guide"
"Half our life is spent trying to find something to do with the time we have rushed through life trying to save"
"The movies are the only business where you can go out front and applaud yourself"
"We will never have true civilization until we have learned to recognize the rights of others"
"We can't all be heroes, because somebody has to sit on the curb and applaud when they go by"
"The only difference between death and taxes is that death doesn't get worse every time Congress meets"
"So let's be honest with ourselves and not take ourselves too serious, and never condemn the other fellow for doing what we are doing every day, only in a different way"
"Politics has become so expensive that it takes a lot of money even to be defeated"
"It isn't what we don't know that gives us trouble, it's what we know that ain't so"
"I am not a member of any organized political party. I am a Democrat"
"You've got to go out on a limb sometimes because that's where the fruit is"
"You can't say civilization don't advance... in every war they kill you in a new way"
"This thing of being a hero, about the main thing to it is to know when to die"
"There's only one thing that can kill the movies, and that's education"
"There's no trick to being a humorist when you have the whole government working for you"
"There ought to be one day - just one - when there is open season on senators"
"There is nothing so stupid as the educated man if you get him off the thing he was educated in"
"The man with the best job in the country is the vice-president. All he has to do is get up every morning and say, "How is the president?""
"The fellow that can only see a week ahead is always the popular fellow, for he is looking with the crowd. But the one that can see years ahead, he has a telescope but he can't make anybody believe that he has it"
"The difference between a Republican and a Democrat is the Democrat is a cannibal they have to live off each other, while the Republicans, why, they live off the Democrats"
"The 1928 Republican Convention opened with a prayer. If the Lord can see His way clear to bless the Republican Party the way it's been carrying on, then the rest of us ought to get it without even asking"
"Take the diplomacy out of war and the thing would fall flat in a week"
"So live that you wouldn't be ashamed to sell the family parrot to the town gossip"
"On account of being a democracy and run by the people, we are the only nation in the world that has to keep a government four years, no matter what it does"
"Now if there is one thing that we do worse than any other nation, it is try and manage somebody else's affairs"
"Money and women are the most sought after and the least known about of any two things we have"
"Live in such a way that you would not be ashamed to sell your parrot to the town gossip"
"Lettin' the cat outta the bag is a whole lot easier 'n puttin' it back in"
"Let advertisers spend the same amount of money improving their product that they do on advertising and they wouldn't have to advertise it"
"If the other fellow sells cheaper than you, it is called dumping. 'Course, if you sell cheaper than him, that's mass production"
"If I studied all my life, I couldn't think up half the number of funny things passed in one session of congress"
"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"
"I read about eight newspapers in a day. When I'm in a town with only one newspaper, I read it eight times"
"I never expected to see the day when girls would get sunburned in the places they now do"
"I have a scheme for stopping war. It's this - no nation is allowed to enter a war till they have paid for the last one"
"Even though you are on the right track - you will get run over if you just sit there"
"Even if you're on the right track, you'll get run over if you just sit there"
"Diplomats are just as essential to starting a war as soldiers are for finishing it... You take diplomacy out of war, and the thing would fall flat in a week"
"Diplomacy is the art of saying "Nice doggie" until you can find a rock"
"Democrats never agree on anything, that's why they're Democrats. If they agreed with each other, they would be Republicans"
"Anything important is never left to the vote of the people. We only get to vote on some man; we never get to vote on what he is to do"
"An onion can make people cry but there's never been a vegetable that can make people laugh"
"An ignorant person is one who doesn't know what you have just found out"
"America is a nation that conceives many odd inventions for getting somewhere but it can think of nothing to do once it gets there"
"All I know is just what I read in the papers, and that's an alibi for my ignorance"
"Alexander Hamilton started the U.S. Treasury with nothing, and that was the closest our country has ever been to being even"
"Advertising is the art of convincing people to spend money they don't have for something they don't need"
"About all I can say for the United States Senate is that it opens with a prayer and closes with an investigation"
"A man only learns in two ways, one by reading, and the other by association with smarter people"
"A holding company is a thing where you hand an accomplice the goods while the policeman searches you"
"A difference of opinion is what makes horse racing and missionaries"
"The more that learn to read the less learn how to make a living. That's one thing about a little education. It spoils you for actual work. The more you know the more you think somebody owes you a living"
"America is becoming so educated that ignorance will be a novelty. I will belong to the select few"
"Don't gamble; take all your savings and buy some good stock and hold it till it goes up, then sell it. If it don't go up, don't buy it"
"I'm not a real movie star. I've still got the same wife I started out with twenty-eight years ago"
"This country has come to feel the same when Congress is in session as when the baby gets hold of a hammer"
"Ohio claims they are due a president as they haven't had one since Taft. Look at the United States, they have not had one since Lincoln"
"Ancient Rome declined because it had a Senate, now what's going to happen to us with both a House and a Senate?"