Quotes by Will Rogers

A fool and his money are soon elected.

It isn't what we don't know that gives us trouble, it's what we know that ain't so.

Lettin' the cat outta the bag is a whole lot easier 'n puttin' it back in.

Why don't they pass a constitutional amendment prohibiting anybody from learning anything? If it works as well as prohibition did, in five years Americans would be the smartest race of people on Earth.

Alexander Hamilton started the U.S. Treasury with nothing, and that was the closest our country has ever been to being even.

Everybody is ignorant, only on different subjects.

People's minds are changed through observation and not through argument.

It's not what you pay a man, but what he costs you that counts.

A remark generally hurts in proportion to its truth.

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.