1879-1935, American Humorist, Actor
A difference of opinion is what makes horse racing and missionaries.
Will Rogers – [Opinions]

A man can learn only two ways, one by reading, and the other by association with smarter people.
Will Rogers – [Learning]

All I know is just what I read in the papers.
Will Rogers – [Newspapers]

America is a great country, but you can't live in it for nothing.
Will Rogers – [America]

An economist's guess is liable to be as good as anybody else s.
Will Rogers – [Economy and Economics]

Be thankful we're not getting all the government we're paying for.
Will Rogers – [Government]

Being a hero is about the shortest lived profession on earth.
Will Rogers – [Heroes and Heroism]

Broad-minded is just another way of saying a fellow is too lazy to form an opinion.
Will Rogers – [Opinions]

Communism is like prohibition, it is a good idea, but it won't work.
Will Rogers – [Communism and Socialism]

Communism to me is one-third practice and two-thirds explanation.
Will Rogers – [Communism and Socialism]

Don't gamble; take all your savings and buy some good stock and hold it till it goes up. If it don't go up, don't buy it.
Will Rogers – [Gambling]

Even if you are on the right track, you will get run over if you just sit there.
Will Rogers – [Action]

Even when you make a tax form out on the level, you do not know when it is through if you are a crook or a martyr.
Will Rogers – [Taxes and Taxation]

Every time a woman leaves off something she looks better, but every time a man leaves off something he looks worse.
Will Rogers – [Dress]

Everybody is ignorant — only on different subjects.
Will Rogers – [Ignorance]

Everything is changing. People are taking the comedians seriously and the politicians as a joke.
Will Rogers – [Change]

Everything is funny as long as it is happening to somebody else.
Will Rogers – [Humor]

Get someone else to blow your horn and the sound will carry twice as far.
Will Rogers – [Praise]

Half our life is spent trying to find something to do with the time we have rushed through life trying to save.
Will Rogers – [Time and Time Management]

I don't make jokes. I just watch the government and report the facts.
Will Rogers – [Government]

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