Will Rogers Quotes About Life, Politics and Investing

If you’re looking for some words of wisdom, you need to look no further than Will Rogers. This legendary cowboy and humorist had some great things to say about life, and his quotes are as relevant today as they were when he first said them. So if you’re feeling down, or you just need a little inspiration, take a look at some of these Will Rogers quotes and see if they can help you out.

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Will Rogers was born in 1879 in Oklahoma Territory, and he died in 1935. He was a cowboy, a humorist, a vaudevillian, a social commentator, and a pioneer in American journalism. He was also one of the most popular and influential celebrities of his time. Rogers was a master at communicating with ordinary people, and he used his humor and common sense to comment on the events of his day.

He was a vocal critic of the government and the wealthy, and he was a strong advocate for the common man. Rogers was a talented performer, and his wit and humor won him a large following. He was also a skilled writer, and his columns were published in newspapers across the country. Rogers was a unique figure in American history, and his influence is still felt today.

57 Will Rogers Quotes

  1. “Too many people spend money they haven’t earned, to buy things they don’t want, to impress people that they don’t like.”

2. “There are three kinds of men. The ones that learn by reading’. The few who learn by observation .The rest of them have to pee on the electric fence for themselves.”

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

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

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

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

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

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

9. “People’s minds are changed through observation and not through argument.”

10. “Don’t wait to buy real estate. Buy real estate and wait”

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Inspirational Will Rogers Quotes

11. “The road to success is dotted with many tempting parking spaces.”

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

13. “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.”

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

15. “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?”

16. “Never miss a good chance to shut up.”

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

18. “People only learn through two things. One is reading and the other is association with smarter people”

19. “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!!”

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

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Will Rogers Quotes About Life

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

22. “An ignorant person is one who doesn’t know what you have just found out.”

23. “Nothing makes a man broad minded like adversity.”

24. “Common sense ain’t common.”

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

26. “Everything is funny as long as it is happening to somebody else.”

27. “I never met a person that I did not want to like”

28. “Good judgment comes from experience, and a lot of that comes from bad judgment.”

29. “I’ll bet you the time ain’t far off when a woman won’t know any more than a man.”

30. “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.”

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31. “you can’t say civilization dont advance, in every war they kill you in a new way”

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

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

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

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

36. “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.”

37. “Everyone is ignorant, only on different subjects.”

38. “There are two theories to arguing with a woman. Neither works.”

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

40. “No man is great if he thinks he is.”

41. “We can’t all be heroes because somebody has to sit on the curb and clap as they go by.”

Thought-Provoking Will Rogers Quotes

42. “Even if you are on the right track, but just sit there, you will still get run over.”

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

44. “The only way to beat the lawyers is to die with nothing.”

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

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

47. “The minute you read something that you can’t understand, you can almost be sure that it was drawn up by a lawyer. ”

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

47. “Everything is funny as long as it is happening to someone else.”

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

49. “It isn’t what we don’t know that gives us trouble. It’s what we know that ain’t so.”

50. “Betrayed by friendship is not a bad memorial to leave.”

51. “The only difference between death and taxes is that death doesn’t get worse every time Congress meets.”

52. “Liberty doesn’t work as well in practice as it does in speeches.”

53. “So live that you wouldn’t be ashamed to sell the family parrot to the town gossip.”

54. “Successful colleges will start laying plans for a new stadium; unsuccessful ones will start hunting a new coach.”

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

56. “We’ll show the world we are prosperous if we have to go broke to do it.”

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

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