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Will Rogers
Will Rogers

A man of many talents, Will Rogers was born in 1859 in Oklahoma. On a ranch growing up, a freed slave taught Rogers how to use a lasso. He turned his roping skills into a job as a trick roper at Wild West shows and on Vaudeville stages. As he did his rope tricks, he'd tell jokes and offer commentary on the world. He was a smart man and his ability to tell the truth while making people laug…

Date of Birth: November 04, 1879
Date of Death: August 15, 1935


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"Even if you are on the right track, you'll get run over if you just sit there." Will Rogers
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"Everyone is ignorant, only on different issues." Will Rogers
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"When I die, I want to die like my grandfather who died peacefully in his sleep. Not screaming like all the passengers in his car." Will Rogers
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"The quickest way to double your money is to fold it over and put it back in your pocket." Will Rogers
As quoted in Building a knowledge-driven organization (2004) pg. 191 As a comedian who frequently spoke about politics, Rogers also frequently spoke about money and campaign finance. Add Category or Author

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"Lettin' the cat outta the bag is a whole lot easier 'n puttin' it back in." Will Rogers
The Manly WIsdom of Will Rogers (2001) Add Category or Author

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"If you're ridin' ahead of the herd, take a look back every now and then to make sure it's still there" Will Rogers
As quoted in The Land Where My American Mother Died--Palermo, Sicily (2003) pg. 156 Add Category or Author

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"If you find yourself in a hole, the first thing to do is stop digging." Will Rogers
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"Politicians can do more funny things naturally than I can think of to do purposely" Will Rogers
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"Strangers are just friends I haven't met yet." Will Rogers
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"The income tax has made liars out of more Americans than golf." Will Rogers
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"So live that you would not mind selling your pet parrot to the town gossip" Will Rogers
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"Everything is funny, as long as it's happening to somebody else." Will Rogers
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"Communism to me is one-third practice and two-thirds explanation." Will Rogers
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"Everything is changing. People are taking their comedians seriously and the politicians as a joke." Will Rogers
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"There isn't any finer folks living than a Republican that votes the Democratic ticket." Will Rogers
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"I would rather be the man who bought the Brooklyn Bridge than the man who sold it" Will Rogers
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"We always want the best man to win an election. Unfortunately, he never runs." Will Rogers
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"Old Hollywood is just like a desert water in Africa. Hang around long enough and every kind of animal in the world will drift in for refreshments." Will Rogers
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"The only way to solve the traffic problems of the country is to pass a law that only paid-for cars are allowed to use the highways. That would make traffic so scarce, we could use our boulevards for children's playgrounds." Will Rogers
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"Our constitution protects aliens, drunks and U.S. Senators." Will Rogers
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"I was just thinking, if it is really religion with these nudist colonies, they sure must turn atheists in the wintertime." Will Rogers
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