"Diplomats are just as essential to starting a war as soldiers are for finishing it... You take diplomacy out of war, and the thing would fall flat in a week."
"He who joyfully marches to music in rank and file has already earned my contempt. He has been given a large brain by mistake, since for him the spinal cord would suffice."Will Rogers on Albert Einstein
"One of the greatest casualties of the war in Vietnam is the Great Society... shot down on the battlefield of Vietnam."Will Rogers on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"The release of atomic energy has not created a new problem. It has merely made more urgent the necessity of solving an existing one."Will Rogers on Albert Einstein
"Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired, signifies in the final sense a theft from those who hunger and are not fed, those who are cold and are not clothed."Will Rogers on Dwight D. Eisenhower
"We shall defend our island, whatever the cost may be, we shall fight on the beaches, we shall fight on the landing grounds, we shall fight in the fields and in the streets, we shall fight in the hills we shall never surrender."Will Rogers on Winston Churchill
"Diplomacy is the art of saying 'Nice doggie' until you can find a rock."
"Advertising is the art of convincing people to spend money they don't have for something they don't need."
"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?'"
"Do the best you can, and don't take life too serious."
"The worst thing that happens to you may be the best thing for you if you don't let it get the best of you."