Will Rogers used to say he wouldn't run for president no matter how badly the country needed a comedian.
Will Rogers (1879 - 1935)
Source: Albert W. Daw Collection
Contributed by: Zaady
It's great to be great, but it's greater to be human.
We can't all be heroes. Somebody has to sit on the curb and clap as they go by.
Everything is funny as long as it is happening to somebody else.
There's no trick in being a humorist when you have the whole government working for you.
Everything is changing. People are taking their comedians seriously and the politicians as a joke.
A conference is just an admission that you want somebody to join you in your troubles.
I have always said that a conference was held for one reason only, to give everybody chance to get sore at everybody else. Sometimes it takes two or three conferences to scare up a war, but generally one will do it.
We have the best Congress money can buy.
The difference between death and taxes is death doesn't get worse every time Congress meets."
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