"Never Miss a Good Chance to Shut Up" and Other Will Rogers Quotes

By Crombie Jardine

  • Release Date: 2014-03-13
  • Genre: Humor


Part Cherokee, part American, William Penn Adair Rogers was a humorist and actor. He starred in 50 silent and 21 talking films, and in 1934 he was voted the most popular actor in Hollywood. He was also a radio broadcaster, author, and newspaper columnist.

Rogers was also a keen aviation advocate, to the extent that he was nicknamed the ‘Patron Saint of Aviation’. He was friends with the American aviator Wiley Post (1898-1935). They both died when their Lockheed plane crashed shortly after take-off near Point Barrow, Alaska, on 15 August 1935.

This collection consists of over 100 quotes that best portray the wit, wisdom and humour of Will Rogers.