Calvin Coolidge Quotes – Quotes from the 30th President of the United States

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Calvin Coolidge quotes. Our page with the best quotes from Calvin Coolidge, the 30th President of the United States.

  • Knowledge arrives, but wisdom lasts. It may not be difficult to store a large amount of facts in the mind within a relatively short time, but the ability to form judgments requires the severe discipline of hard work and the warmth of experience and maturity.
  • Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence. Talent is not: nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not do it; genius without reward is almost a proverb. Education is not: the world is full of educated negligees. Persistence and determination are omnipotent.
  • All growth depends on the activity. There is no physical or intellectual development without effort, and effort means work.
  • No person was ever honored for what he received. The honor has been the reward for what he has given.
  • I have never hurt what I have not said.
  • Christmas is not a time nor a season, but a state of mind. To appreciate peace and goodwill, to be abundant in mercy, is to have the true spirit of Christmas.
  • Do not expect to build the weak by knocking down the strong.Calvin Coolidge Quotes
  • Heroism is not only in man, but in the occasion.
  • Collecting more taxes than is absolutely necessary is a legalized robbery.
  • Living under the US Constitution is the greatest political privilege granted to the human race.
  • Only when men begin to worship do they begin to grow.
  • No company can exist alone. Fulfill a great need, perform a great service, not for himself, but for others; or by failing in that, it ceases to be profitable and ceases to exist.
  • There is no such impressive dignity, and no independence is as important as living within your means.
  • Industry, savings and self-control are not sought because they create wealth, but because they create character.
  • When more and more people are left without work, unemployment results.
  • There is no force as democratic as the strength of an ideal.
  • If you see ten problems along the way, you can be sure that nine will run into the ditch before they reach it.
  • Little progress can be made simply by trying to repress what is bad. Our great hope lies in developing what is good.
  • It takes a great man to be a good listener.
  • The man who builds a factory builds a temple, that the man who works there worships there, and to each one corresponds, not contempt and guilt, but reverence and praise.
  • We do not need more intellectual power, we need more spiritual power. We do not need more of the things that are seen, we need more of the things that are not seen.
  • We can not do everything at once, but we can do something at once.
  • The right thing does not require any subterfuge, it is always simple and direct.
  • We need more Office Desk and less Show Window in politics. Allow the men in the office to replace the midnight oil with the center of attention.
  • If he does not say anything, he will not be asked to repeat it.
  • They criticize me for insisting on the obvious; If all people in the United States did the few simple things they know they should do, most of our big problems would solve themselves.
  • The government of the United States is a device to maintain in perpetuity the rights of the people, with the definitive extinction of all the privileged classes.
  • Perhaps one of the most important achievements of my administration has been to take care of my own business.
  • I have realized that nothing I ever said did me any harm.
  • Never go out to solve problems. If you sit still, nine out of ten cases, someone will intercept you before it reaches you.
  • The advertising ministers on the spiritual side of commerce. It is a great power that has been entrusted to his care, which attributes to him the high responsibility of inspiring and ennobling the commercial world. Everything is part of the greatest work of regeneration and redemption of mankind.
  • If I had allowed my failures, or what seemed to me at that moment a lack of success, to discourage me, I do not see any way in which I would ever have progressed.
  • The nation that forgets its defenders will be forgotten.Calvin Coolidge Quotes
  • Patriotism is easy to understand in America. It means taking care of yourself looking at your country.
  • Mass demand has been created almost entirely through the development of advertising.
  • When many people can not find work, unemployment results.
  • Duty is not collective; is personal
  • Any man who does not like dogs and loves them does not deserve to be in the White House.
  • Sometimes I would like people to put a little more emphasis on the observance of the law than on the application.
  • Prosperity is only an instrument to be used, not a deity to be worshiped.
  • The economy is the method by which we prepare today to face the improvements of tomorrow.
  • Those who rely on chance must comply with the results of chance.
  • I think it advisable not to pay too much attention to what people say when I try to achieve something of importance. They invariably proclaim that it can not be done. I consider it the best time to make the effort.
  • When a large number of men can not find work, unemployment results.
  • Advertising is the life of commerce.
  • When people are bewildered, they tend to become gullible.
  • No man listened to himself without a job.
  • No nation has had an army large enough to guarantee it against an attack in time of peace, nor to guarantee its victory in time of war.
  • The slogan “push” has resolved and will always solve the problems of the human race.
  • Men speak of natural rights, but challenge anyone to demonstrate in what nature they existed or recognized rights until a body duly promulgated of corresponding laws was established for their declaration and protection.
  • In fulfilling the duties of this office, there is one rule of action more important than all the others. It consists of never doing anything that another person can do for you.
  • You can not know too much, but you can say too much.
  • The business of the United States is the business.
  • Four fifths of all our problems would disappear, if we just sat down and stayed still.
  • We draw our Presidents from the people. It is a healthy thing for them to return to the people. I came from them. I want to be one of them again.
  • Civilization and profits go hand in hand.
  • Ultimately, property rights and personal rights are the same thing.
  • You know, in the course of a long public life I discovered that the things I did not say never hurt me.
  • One with the law is a majority.
  • After all, the main business of the American people is business. They are deeply concerned to produce, buy, sell, invest and prosper in the world.

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