Zitat des Tages von Will Rogers:
Good judgment comes from experience, and a lot of that comes from bad judgment.
The United States never lost a war or won a conference.
Politics has become so expensive that it takes a lot of money even to be defeated.
Buy land. They ain't making any more of the stuff.
Make crime pay. Become a lawyer.
Things in our country run in spite of government, not by aid of it.
You've got to go out on a limb sometimes because that's where the fruit is.
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.
A holding company is a thing where you hand an accomplice the goods while the policeman searches you.
What the country needs is dirtier fingernails and cleaner minds.
If the other fellow sells cheaper than you, it is called dumping. 'Course, if you sell cheaper than him, that's mass production.
Everything is changing. People are taking their comedians seriously and the politicians as a joke.
An ignorant person is one who doesn't know what you have just found out.
Liberty doesn't work as well in practice as it does in speeches.
I guess there is nothing that will get your mind off everything like golf. I have never been depressed enough to take up the game, but they say you get so sore at yourself you forget to hate your enemies.
In Hollywood the woods are full of people that learned to write but evidently can't read. If they could read their stuff, they'd stop writing.
When should a college athlete turn pro? Not until he has earned all he can in college as an amateur.
An onion can make people cry but there's never been a vegetable that can make people laugh.
I belong to no organized party. I am a Democrat.
About all I can say for the United States Senate is that it opens with a prayer and closes with an investigation.
One Ad is worth more to a paper than forty Editorials.
The fellow that can only see a week ahead is always the popular fellow, for he is looking with the crowd. But the one that can see years ahead, he has a telescope but he can't make anybody believe that he has it.
Too many people spend money they haven't earned to buy things they don't want to impress people they don't like.
This thing of being a hero, about the main thing to it is to know when to die.
It's not what you pay a man, but what he costs you that counts.
People's minds are changed through observation and not through argument.
A difference of opinion is what makes horse racing and missionaries.
Take the diplomacy out of war and the thing would fall flat in a week.
Everybody is ignorant, only on different subjects.
The man with the best job in the country is the vice-president. All he has to do is get up every morning and say, 'How is the president?'
If you want to be successful, it's just this simple. Know what you are doing. Love what you are doing. And believe in what you are doing.
The income tax has made liars out of more Americans than golf.
In Hollywood you can see things at night that are fast enough to be in the Olympics in the day time.
I read about eight newspapers in a day. When I'm in a town with only one newspaper, I read it eight times.
We will never have true civilization until we have learned to recognize the rights of others.
It's easy being a humorist when you've got the whole government working for you.