Funny But True Will Rogers Quotes That Every American Needs To Hear

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Meaningful Will Rogers Quotes

These inspiring Will Rogers quotes will make you believe in yourself and laugh just a bit more. His kind words remind us that once you become your own biggest fan, the rest will come naturally.

Whether you're struggling to succeed at work or in your personal life, everyone will find these positive messages to be useful. And when you're feeling down on yourself, Will Rogers reminds us that failure and mistakes are just part of the process. And although his words might get harsh, they speak volumes of truth.

Will Rogers comments on everything from politics, to relationships, to work. Allow these powerful quotes to lift you up today and everyday. Not to mention, these sayings will make you laugh at just the right times.

Inspiring Will Rogers Quotes

  • "People are getting smarter nowadays; they are letting lawyers, instead of their conscience, be their guide."

  • "The only difference between death and taxes is that death doesn't get worse every time Congress meets."

  • "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."

  • "About all I can say for the United States Senate is that it opens with a prayer and closes with an investigation."

  • "People who fly into a rage always make a bad landing."

  • "This country has come to feel the same when Congress is in session as when the baby gets hold of a hammer."

  • "People's minds are changed through observation and not through argument."

  • "The best way out of a difficulty is through it."

  • "The farmer has to be an optimist or he wouldn't still be a farmer."

  • "Worrying is like paying on a debt that may never come due."

Relatable Will Rogers Quotes

  • "I don't make jokes. I just watch the government and report the facts."

  • "Be thankful we're not getting all the government we're paying for."

  • "We will never have true civilization until we have learned to recognize the rights of others."

  • "If you ever injected truth into politics you have no politics."

  • "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."

  • "Don't let yesterday use up too much of today."

  • "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."

  • "The more you observe politics, the more you've got to admit that each party is worse than the other."

  • "It's not what you pay a man, but what he costs you that counts."

  • "Everything is funny, as long as it's happening to somebody else."

Notable Will Rogers Quotes

  • "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."

  • "Diplomacy is the art of saying 'Nice doggie' until you can find a rock."

  • "Good judgment comes from experience, and a lot of that comes from bad judgment."

  • "Live in such a way that you would not be ashamed to sell your parrot to the town gossip."

  • "A man only learns in two ways, one by reading, and the other by association with smarter people."

  • "You've got to go out on a limb sometimes because that's where the fruit is."

  • "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."

  • "Too many people spend money they haven't earned to buy things they don't want to impress people they don't like."

  • "Everything is changing. People are taking their comedians seriously and the politicians as a joke."

  • "Even if you're on the right track, you'll get run over if you just sit there."

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