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Will Rogers

Legendary Will Rogers (William Penn Adair Rogers) was an American cowboy, social commentator, columnist, humorist, radio personality, comic, actor and a vaudeville performer, he was one of the best known celebrities in the 1920s and 1930s.

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How many movies did Will Rogers make?

Will Rogers made 71 films total 50 silent films and 21 talking pictures, as well being a frequent guest on radio. A beloved humorist and commentator on current events, he also wrote a syndicated newspaper column.

What are some famous quotes by Will Rogers?

Here are a few Will Rogers quotes:

  • The person 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?
  • This country has come to feel the same when Congress is in session as when the baby gets hold of a hammer.
  • The only difference between death and taxes is that death doesn't get worse every time Congress meets.
  • The Income Tax has made more liars out of the American people than golf has.
  • Strangers are just friends I haven't met yet.
  • I don't make jokes. I just watch the government and report the facts.
  • We can't all be heroes, because somebody has to sit on the curb and clap as they go by.
  • When I die, my epitaph or whatever you call those signs on gravestones is going to read: I joked about every prominent man of my time, but I never met a man I dident like. I am so proud of that I can hardly wait to die so it can be carved. And when you come to my grave you will find me sitting there, proudly reading it.

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Which state has the Panhandle the Will Rogers Memorial and Chisholm Trail?

Colorado at Cheyenne Mountain.

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A different contributor prefers: Oklahoma.

When and where was Wm Rogers born?

Will Rogers was born November 4,1879 on the Dog Iron Ranch in Indian Territory near Oologah , Oklahoma.

Why did Will Rogers Jr move to Tubac?

Will Rogers, Jr. or "Bill" as he was called by the family, loved the southwest and moved there with his wife. His wife had a serious illness and loved to see the mountain in view of her bedroom window.

What are the lyrics to No Man Left For Me in Will Rogers Follies?

Alone again and blue He's left me alone again - what's new All I do is sit and stare At a snapshot and an empty chair What goods a man who's never there He's a trav'ling man, He's a flying man, After dinner speaker, Speachifying man, He's a one man show on the radio He's a columnist, Friend of president, Movie star for the nations residents Zigfeilds staring man, Walking talking man, Mr busy bee. There's no man left for me Sometimes I tell myself the worms turning I'll pack a bag and leave him flat But every time I start This feeling floods my heart He needs me to feed the cat But when I'm by myself I'm so lonesome A party makes it twice as grim The people laugh and play My mind is miles away Its off on the road with him Hotel staying man, Suitcase packing man, When I look around me he's the lacking man He's most anywhere, Land or sea or air As an absentee He's a winner man Out for lunch and won't be home for dinner man Loop the looping man, Fly the cooping man Its so plain to see He wont miss me He don't need me Gonna get away from Mr busy bee I can't make love to a shadow And there's no man left for me

Was Will Rogers a Republican or Democrat?

Will Rogers famously said that he was not a member of any organized political party, he was a Democrat. In the days of the Great Depression it was easy to be a liberal and supporter of the Democratic Party. He supported FDR's New Deal and often made jabs at Republicans as well as Democrats and Independents.

How tall was Will Rogers?

Two of his passports list his height as 5 feet 11 inches. The passports are archived at the Will Rogers Memorial Museum in Claremore, OK. --Jennifer Holt, curator, Will Rogers Memorial

Who did Will Rogers marry?

Will Rogers married Betty Blake in 1908.

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Who was Will Rogers?

Will Rogers was a one of America's brightest media stars during the 1920s and '30s, a Cherokee cowboy-philosopher who did rope tricks while making pointed -- and humorous -- political observations.

What was Will Roger's remark to Henry Ford?

Will Rogers said of Henry Ford, "It will take a hundred years to know whether he helped us our hurt us, but he certainly didn't leave us where he found us". He also nominated Henry Ford for President.

Will Rogers famous quotes?

A few of Will Rogers quotes were:

"Be thankful we're not getting all the government we're paying for".

"Even if you're on the right track, you'll get run over if you just sit there".

"I belong to no organized party. I'm a Democrat".

"Nothing you can't spell will ever work".

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Humorist Will Rogers and Wiley Post plane crash location?

The location of the plane crash was in Point Barrow, Alaska Territory.

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What state was Will Rogers from?

Oologah, Indian Territory (now Oklahoma)

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What are the famous quotes by will rogers?

"An ignorant person is one who doesn't know what you have just found out."

"Ancient Rome declined because it had a Senate; now what's going to happen to us with both a Senate and a House?"

"Be thankful we're not getting all the government we're paying for."

"Diplomacy is the art of saying 'Nice doggie' until you can find a rock."

"Don't gamble; take all your savings and buy some good stock and hold it till it goes up, then sell it. If it don't go up, don't buy it."

-Will Rogers

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