Quotes of Will Rogers

  • Be thankful we’re not getting all the government we’re paying for.
  • Everything is changing. People are taking their comedians seriously and the politicians as a joke.
  • I don’t make jokes. I just watch the government and report the facts.
  • This country has come to feel the same when Congress is in session as when the baby gets hold of a hammer.
  • The short memories of the American voters is what keeps our politicians in office.
  • The trouble with practical jokes is that very often they get elected.
  • The more you observe politics, the more you’ve got to admit that each party is worse than the other.
  • Lord, the money we do spend on Government and it’s not one bit better than the government we got for one-third the money twenty years ago.
  • This country has gotten where it is in spite of politics, not by the aid of it. That we have carried as much political bunk as we have and still survived shows we are a super nation.
  • But with Congress — every time they make a joke it’s a law. And every time they make a law it’s a joke.
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