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A collection of quotes and thoughts by Calvin Coolidge on persistence, perseverance, business, speech, strong, weak, expect, quote, framed and failure.

41 Mind-Blowing Quotes By Calvin Coolidge

Quick Facts

Famous As: President of the U.S.A

Born On: July 4, 1872

Died On: January 5, 1933

Born In: Plymouth Notch, Vermont

Founder / Co Founder: Federal Radio Commission

Died At Age: 60

Calvin Coolidge was a distinguished Republican politician who served as the 30th President of the United States. He rose through the ranks in the Massachusetts state politics over the years and eventually became the governor of Massachusetts. He gained national limelight with the way he responded to the Boston Police Strike in 1919. He gained the reputation of a strong-willed man. In 1920 he was elected as the vice-president of the States and became the President with the sudden demise of the then President Warren G.Harding. Coolidge was always praised for his steadfast support of racial equality. We have compiled some popular words, opinions, viewpoints and thoughts by Calvin Coolidge which have been excerpted from his speeches, public utterances, work and life. Go through the sayings and quotes by Calvin Coolidge that will give you a quick look of his political mind.
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It takes a great man to be a good listener.

Calvin Coolidge

Christmas is not a time nor a season, but a state of mind. To cherish peace and goodwill, to be plenteous in mercy, is to have the real spirit of Christmas.

Calvin Coolidge

There is no dignity quite so impressive, and no independence quite so important, as living within your means.

Calvin Coolidge

Don’t expect to build up the weak by pulling down the strong.

Calvin Coolidge

It is much more important to kill bad bills than to pass good ones.

Calvin Coolidge

If we judge ourselves only by our aspirations and everyone else only their conduct we shall soon reach a very false conclusion.

Calvin Coolidge

I have noticed that nothing I have never said ever did me any harm.

Calvin Coolidge

We cannot do everything at once, but we can do something at once.

Calvin Coolidge

Patriotism is easy to understand in America; it means looking out for yourself by looking out for your country.

Calvin Coolidge

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 unseen.

Calvin Coolidge

No person was ever honored for what he recieved. Honor has been the reward for what he gave.

Calvin Coolidge

Prosperity is only an instrument to be used, not a deity to be worshipped.

Calvin Coolidge

The nation which forgets it defenders will be itself forgotten.

Calvin Coolidge

They criticize me for harping on the obvious; if all the folks in the United States would do the few simple things they know they ought to do, most of our big problems would take care of themselves.

Calvin Coolidge

This country would not be a land of opportunity, America could not be America, if the people were shackled with government monopolies.

Calvin Coolidge

Don't you know that four fifths of all our troubles in this life would disappear if we would just sit down and keep still?

Calvin Coolidge

Wealth comes from industry and from the hard experience of human toil. To dissipate it in waste and extravagance is disloyalty to humanity.

Calvin Coolidge

I favor the policy of economy, not because I wish to save money, but because I wish to save people.

Calvin Coolidge

The only way I know to drive out evil from the country is by the constructive method of filling it with good.

Calvin Coolidge

When a man begins to feel that he is the only one who can lead in this republic, he is guilty of treason to the spirit of our institutions.

Calvin Coolidge

If you don't say anything, you won't be called on to repeat it.

Calvin Coolidge

There is only one form of political strategy in which I have any confidence, and that is to try to do the right thing and sometimes be able to succeed.

Calvin Coolidge

Any reward that is worth having only comes to the industrious. The success which is made in any walk of life is measured almost exactly by the amout of hard work that is put into it.

Calvin Coolidge

Democracy is not a tearing down; it is a building up. It does not denial of the divine right of kings; it asserts the divine right of all men.

Calvin Coolidge

The business of America is business.

Calvin Coolidge

All growth depends upon activity. There is no development physically or intellectually without effort, and effort means work.

Calvin Coolidge

Civilization and profits go hand in hand

Calvin Coolidge

It is our theory that the people own the government, not that the government should own the people.

Calvin Coolidge

The government of the United States is a device for maintaining in perpetuity the rights of the people, with the ultimate extinction of all privileged classes.

Calvin Coolidge

Economy is idealism in its most practical form.

Calvin Coolidge

The Business of Our Firm is Business" -Donald W. Hudspeth from: "The Business of America is Business" -Calvin Coolidge

Calvin Coolidge

When a man begins to feel that he is the only one whou can lead in this republic, he is guilty of treason to the spirit of our institutions.

Calvin Coolidge

You don't have to explain something you haven't said.

Calvin Coolidge

The nation which forgets its defenders will itself be forgotten.

Calvin Coolidge

It has been my observation in life that, if one will only exercise the patience to wait, his wants are likely to be filled.

Calvin Coolidge

Chapter 95 Fairfield, Connecticut – May 8, 2015 “No nation ever had an army large enough to guarantee it against attack in time of peace, or ensure it of victory in time of war.

Calvin Coolidge

The collection of taxes which are not absolutely required, which do not beyond reasonable doubt contribute to the public welfare, is only a species of legalized larceny.

Calvin Coolidge

Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not;nothing is more common than unsuccessful people with talent.Genius will not; un-rewarded genius is almost a proverb.

Calvin Coolidge

Wherever we look, the work of the chemist has raised the level of our civilization and has increased the productive capacity of our nation.

Calvin Coolidge

It seems impossible that any man could adequately describe his mother. I cannot describe mine.

Calvin Coolidge

I have never been hurt by what I have not said.

Calvin Coolidge