Will Rogers was an American humorist, actor and author.
This Oklahoma-born entertainer started off his career with wild west shows.
Roger aka “Cherokee Kid” was an expert in performing lasso act.
Then he moved into vaudeville.
Later Rogers appeared in silent films.
In addition, Rogers got into writing. He wrote books, magazine articles, and newspaper columns.
Best 5 Will Rogers Quotations With Citations
Here are the best five Will Rogers quotations which are my personal favorites:
“You must judge a man’s greatness by how much he will be missed.” – Will Rogers
(Will Rogers’ Weekly Articles Vol.2: The Coolidge Years, 1925-1927, Edited By James Smallwood, Steven K. Gragert, Oklahoma State University Press, 1981, Bryan May Have Missed White House But Found Plain People, August 9, 1925; P.65)
“Be a Politician—no training necessary.” – Will Rogers
(This quote is also found in: Will Rogers’ Weekly Articles: The Coolidge Years, 1925-1927, Vol.2, Edited By James Smallwood, Steven K. Gragert, Oklahoma State University Press, 1981, Slogans All Right For All Persons Who Like The Bunk, April 12, 1925; P.15)
“People’s minds are changed through observation and not through argument.” – Will Rogers
(This quote is also found in: Will Rogers’ Daily Telegrams Vol.3: The Hoover Years 1931-1933, Edited By James M. Smallwood, Steven K. Gragert, Oklahoma State University Press, 1979, 1761, Mr Rogers Desires To Dodge Any Argument On Prohibition, March 16, 1932; P.129)
“…Rumor travels faster, but it don’t stay put as long as truth.” – Will Rogers
“…everyone is ignorant, only on different subjects.” – Will Rogers
(Will Roger’s Daily Articles Vol.1: The Harding/Coolidge Years 1922-1925, Edited By James M. Smallwood, Steven K. Gragert, Oklahoma State University Press, 1978, 90 From Nuts To The Soup, A Critic Of Etiquette, August 31, 1924; P.264)
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Note: All Will Rogers quotes published in this blog are authentic.
In other words, there are NO fake quotes or misquotes.
All the quotes come with citations and they are linked to their proper sources.