Will Rogers Quotes on People (24 Quotes)


    I see a good deal of talk from Washington about lowering taxes. I hope they do get 'em lowered enough so people can afford to pay 'em.

    On account of being a democracy and run by the people, we are the only nation in the world that has to keep a government four years, no matter what it does.

    Instead of giving money to found colleges to promote learning, why don't they pass a constitutional amendment prohibiting anybody from learning anything? If it works as good as the Prohibition one did, why, in five years we would have the smartest race of people on earth.

    People want just taxes more than they want lower taxes. They want to know that every man is paying his proportionate share according to his wealth.

    Anything important is never left to the vote of the people. We only get to vote on some man; we never get to vote on what he is to do.


    People love high ideals, but they got to be about 33-percent plausible

    If you want to know how a man stands, go among the people who are in his same business.

    People are marvelous in their generosity if they just know the cause is there.

    Nobody wants to be called common people, especially common people.

    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.

    The way to judge a good comedy is by how long it will last and have people talk about it. Now Congress had turned out some that have lived for years and people are still laughing about them.

    Everything is changing. People are taking their comedians seriously and the politicians as a joke.

    One-third of the people in the United States promote, while the other two-thirds provide.

    The American people are very generous people and will forgive almost any weakness, with the possible exception of stupidity.

    The rest of the people know the condition of the country, for they live in it, but Congress has no idea what is going on in America, so the president has to tell 'em.

    If they really want to honor the boys, why don't they let them sit in the stands and have the people march by

    A man only learns in two ways, one by reading, and the other by association with smarter people.

    Mothers are the only race of people that speak the same tongue. A mother in Manchuria could converse with a mother in Nebraska and never miss a word.

    People who fly into a rage always make a bad landing.

    People talk peace. But men give their life's work to war.

    People are getting smarter nowadays; they are letting lawyers, instead of their conscience, be their guide.

    You cant legislate intelligence and common sense into people.

    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.

    People don't change under governments. Governments change. People remain the same.


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