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Coaches Hot Seat Quotes of the Day – Monday, December 24, 2012 – Will Rogers

Coaches Hot Seat Quotes of the Day – Monday, December 24, 2012 – Will Rogers


“A difference of opinion is what makes horse racing and missionaries.”

And

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

And

“A remark generally hurts in proportion to its truth.”

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“Advertising is the art of convincing people to spend money they don’t have for something they don’t need.”

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

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“An economist’s guess is liable to be as good as anybody else’s.”

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“Ancient Rome declined because it had a Senate, now what’s going to happen to us with both a House and a Senate?”

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“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.”

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“Chaotic action is preferable to orderly inaction.”

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“Communism to me is one-third practice and two-thirds explanation.”

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“Don’t let yesterday use up too much of today.”

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“Even if you’re on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there.”

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“I bet after seeing us, George Washington would sue us for calling him “father.””

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“I don’t make jokes. I just watch the government and report the facts.”

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“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.”

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“If advertisers spent the same amount of money on improving their products as they do on advertising then they wouldn’t have to advertise them.”

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“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.”

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“Live in such a way that you would not be ashamed to sell your parrot to the town gossip.”

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“Make crime pay. Become a lawyer.”

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“Money and women are the most sought after and the least known about of any two things we have.”

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“Our constitution protects aliens, drunks and U.S. Senators.”

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“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.”

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“The more that learn to read the less learn how to make a living. That’s one thing about a little education. It spoils you for actual work. The more you know the more you think somebody owes you a living.”

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“The more you observe politics, the more you’ve got to admit that each party is worse than the other.”

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“There are three kinds of men. The one that learns by reading. The few who learn by observation. The rest of them have to pee on the electric fence for themselves.”

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“Things in our country run in spite of government, not by aid of it.”

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“You can’t say that civilization don’t advance, however, for in every war they kill you in a new way.”

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“Half our life is spent trying to find something to do with the time we have rushed through life trying to save.”

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“We are the first nation to starve to death in a storehouse that’s overfilled with everything we want.”

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“We are here just for a spell and then pass on. So get a few laughs and do the best you can. Live your life so that whenever you lose it, you are ahead.”

Wiikipedia:  Will Rogers

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