Notables and Quotables

Life Lessons from Will Rogers, American Cowboy (1879-1935)

“Never squat with your spurs on.”

“Buy land. They ain’t making any more of the stuff.”

“When a dog gets a bone, he doesn’t go out and make a down payment on a bigger bone. He buries the one he’s got.”

“Never miss a good chance to shut up.”

“Never kick a cow chip on a hot day.”

“Good judgment comes from experience, and a lot of that comes from bad judgment.”

“Always drink upstream from the herd.”

“If you find yourself in a hole, stop digging.”

“It takes a lifetime to build a good reputation, but you can lose it in a minute.”

“Never slap a man who’s chewing tobacco.”