32 Roy Rogers Quotes from the American Singer

Roy Rogers was a famous American cowboy actor and singer.

He appeared in about 90 movies and over 100 TV episodes from the late 1930s to the mid-1950s earning the title “king of the cowboys.”

Known for his non-lethal approach to defeating villains Rogers began his career in music with his cousin forming the Sons of the Pioneers famous for western country music.

His film career took off in 1938 with “Under Western Stars” featuring his horse Trigger.

Roy Rogers Quotes

He married co-star Dale Evans in 1947 with whom he appeared in films and their own TV show.

Later in life Rogers made TV appearances marketed products and was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 1988.

I have listed the top quotes from Roy Rogers below.

Best Roy Rogers Quotes

What’s a butterfly garden without butterflies? ~ Roy Rogers.

I did pretty good for a guy who never finished high school and used to yodel at square dances. ~ Roy Rogers.

When you’re young and fall off a horse, you may break something. When you’re my age and you fall off, you splatter. ~ Roy Rogers.


We’d put some zip to it, add some character, some identity. ~ Roy Rogers.

I use mainly a glass slide. It has a completely different tone and feel from a metal slide. A lot of people play slide and put it on for a few tunes, but I have it on at all times. I completely incorporate it into my style. ~ Roy Rogers.

Until we meet again, may the good Lord take a liking to you. ~ Roy Rogers.


They’ll have to shoot me first to take my gun. ~ Roy Rogers.

Like God, Christmas is timeless and eternal, from everlasting to everlasting. It is something even more than what happened that night in starlit little Bethlehem; it has been behind the stars forever. There was Christmas in the heart of God before the world was formed. ~ Roy Rogers.

I’m an introvert at heart… And show business – even though I’ve loved it so much – has always been hard for me. ~ Roy Rogers.

Wise Roy Rogers Quotes

If I could teach the kids to identify and appreciate their natural environment, then they will have a sense of place and care about Weston. ~ Roy Rogers.

So many people loved him through the years, that I just didn’t have the heart to put him in the ground. ~ Roy Rogers.


I always feel a responsibility to the kids, to be somebody they could look up to. ~ Roy Rogers.

Cowboys weren’t allowed to kiss girls in pictures, so one time I gave Dale a little peck on the forehead and we got a ton of letters to leave that mushy stuff out, … So I had to kiss Trigger instead. ~ Roy Rogers.

Roy Rogers Famous Quotes


Today they’re making pictures that I wouldn’t want Trigger to see. ~ Roy Rogers.

When my time comes, just skin me and put me up there on Trigger, just as though nothing had ever changed. ~ Roy Rogers.

If there were no valleys of sadness and death, we could never really appreciate the sunshine of happiness on the mountain top. ~ Roy Rogers.

I was raised on a little farm about 12 miles out of Portsmouth, Ohio. ~ Roy Rogers.


We make up most of our history around here, … Codger. ~ Roy Rogers.

You couldn’t beg, borrow, or steal a job in 1931, 1932… it was really tough. ~ Roy Rogers.

Top Roy Rogers Quotes


The station put us on staff at $35 a week… and I mean every week. ~ Roy Rogers.

People are always asking me why they don’t make Westerns like they used to. ~ Roy Rogers.

The world changed. Hollywood changed. I think we’ve lost something, and we don’t know how to get it back. ~ Roy Rogers.


We were so far back in the woods, they almost had to pipe in sunlight. ~ Roy Rogers.

It’s a trio, but it’s really an ensemble. When you come to one of my shows, it’s not just two guys backing me up. That would be boring. ~ Roy Rogers.

Christmas is telling time-wondering time. Wonder enough about it, and you’ll know, and you’ll tell about it…. ~ Roy Rogers.

So these were the 32 popular quotes about Roy Rogers.

If you like these quotes and sayings, then you can also read my other posts on Abe Lemons quotes and Donald Hebb quotes.

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