Respectfully Quoted: A Dictionary of Quotations. 1989.
Will Rogers (18791935)
I am not a member of any organized partyI am a Democrat.
WILL ROGERS.P. J. OBrien, Will Rogers, Ambassador of Good Will, Prince of Wit and Wisdom, chapter 9, p. 162 (1935).
Rogers was a lifelong Democrat but he studiously avoided partisanship. He contributed to the Democratic campaign funds, but at the same time he frequently appeared on benefit programs to raise money for the Republican treasury. Republican leaders sought his counsel in their campaigns as often as did the Democrats (p. 162).