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Will Rogers

A difference of opinion is what makes horse racing and missionaries. 

A fool and his money are soon elected. 

A man only learns in two ways, one by reading, and the other by association with smarter people. 
 
About all I can say for the United States Senate is that it opens with a prayer and closes with an investigation. 

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

An economist’s guess is liable to be as good as anybody else’s. 

An onion can make people cry but there’s never been a vegetable that can make people laugh. 

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. 

Buy land. They ain’t making any more of the stuff. 

Don’t let yesterday use up too much of today. 

Even though you are on the right track – you will get run over if you just sit there. 

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

Get someone else to blow your horn and the sound will carry twice as far. 

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

Half our life is spent trying to find something to do with the time we have rushed through life trying to save. 

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

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. 

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. 

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