Jim's Favorite Famous Quote, Quip, Axiom, and Maxim Repository
Will Rogers
William Rogers
Will Rogers.
BornNovember 4, 1879
Oologah, Oklahoma Territory
DiedAugust 15, 1935
Barrow, Alaska
American humorist. Appeared in various vaudeville acts as well as early television and radio.

The repository contains eight quotes from Will Rogers.


Everybody is ignorant, only on different subjects.

Politics and Government

Thereís no trick to being a humorist when you have the whole government working for you.


Buy land. They ainít making any more of the stuff.


Too many people spend money they havenít earned, to buy things they donít want, to impress people they donít like.

ReputationWords of Wisdom

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


Let advertisers spend the same amount of money improving their product that they do on advertising and they wouldnít have to advertise it.


Why not go out on a limb? Thatís where the fruit is.


Never miss a good chance to shut up.