...you just sit there!

Real Estate Agent with Fathom Realty Washington LLC

Paul Henderson, REALTOR®, Fathom Realty WA LLC, Kitsap & Mason County, Washington's preferred real estate Agent & Broker

Even if you're on the right track, you'll get run over if you just sit there!

Attributed to Will Rogers


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Tacoma Washington 

Realtor ® BPOR, CRS, GRI, CDPE

Fathom Realty WA LLC


South Puget Sound in Washington State





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Comments (10)

Myrl Jeffcoat
Sacramento, CA
Greater Sacramento Realtor - Retired

The words of Will Rogers are wise, Paul.  It's much more difficult to hit a moving target.

Jun 28, 2022 12:21 AM
Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS

I have always enjoyed the works of Will Rogers Myrl Jeffcoat 

Jun 28, 2022 02:12 PM
Dorie Dillard Austin TX
Coldwell Banker Realty ~ 512.750.6899 - Austin, TX
NW Austin ~ Canyon Creek and Spicewood/Balcones

Good morning Paul,

You choose the best quotes from the very best! I've always liked this one by Will Rogers...it so true.

Jun 28, 2022 03:40 AM
Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS

I actually went to the burial memorial of Will Rogers in Point Barrow Alaska with my son. He was a very astute personality Dorie Dillard Austin TX 

Jun 28, 2022 02:14 PM
Kat Palmiotti
406-270-3667, kat@thehousekat.com, Broker/REALTOR® - Kalispell, MT
Helping your Montana dreams take root

I've read this quote before and agreed with it then and now!

Enjoy your day!

Jun 28, 2022 04:24 AM
Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS

Thank you for reading this yet again and I will enjoy my day if you insist Kat Palmiotti 

Jun 28, 2022 02:18 PM
Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393

Hello Paul - this is a quote that is well-liked and often-repeated (or at least thought) by me.    

Jun 28, 2022 05:11 AM
Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS

My life exists at the speed of thought Michael Jacobs 

Jun 28, 2022 02:20 PM
Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

Good morning Paul. Being on the right track without forward motion is useless! Enjoy your day.

Jun 28, 2022 05:14 AM
Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS

There is no standing still in today’s society Wayne Martin 

Jun 28, 2022 02:22 PM
Roy Kelley
Retired - Gaithersburg, MD

I like this quote selection.

Have a great day and an outstanding week.

Jun 28, 2022 05:18 AM
Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS

I’m working on both my day and week, thank you Roy Kelley 

Jun 28, 2022 02:23 PM
Joan Cox
House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373 - Denver, CO
Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time

Boy isn't that the truth, and kind of noticed that this year with all the buy-out companies.

Jun 28, 2022 06:02 AM
Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS

Are they buy outs or sell outs Joan Cox 

Jun 28, 2022 02:24 PM
Nina Hollander, Broker
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
Your Greater Charlotte Realtor

Good morning, Paul... Will Rogers knew whereof he spoke... sitting in place never got anyone anywhere.

Jun 28, 2022 06:34 AM
Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS

The only good thing is you don’t need a compass Nina Hollander, Broker if you just sit 🙂

Jun 28, 2022 02:26 PM
Kathy Streib
Cypress, TX
Retired Home Stager/Redesign

Hi Paul- what a perfect quote!!!  We have to keep putting one foot in front of the other. 

Jun 28, 2022 10:23 AM
Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS

We keep going and moving forward Kathy Streib 

Jun 28, 2022 02:27 PM
Norma J. Elkins
Elite Realty Group - Morristown, TN
Realtor - Elkins Home Selling Team

That is one of my son's all time favorite quotes and one of my top 10 also.  Thanks for sharing and have a fabulous day!

Jun 28, 2022 10:49 AM
Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS

You and your son have great taste Norma J. Elkins 

Jun 28, 2022 02:29 PM