Quotation Explorer - 'Calvin Coolidge'

No person was ever honored for what he received. Honor is the reward for what he gave. - 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
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
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
No man ever listened himself out of a job. - Calvin Coolidge
Never go out to meet trouble. If you will just sit still, nine cases out of ten someone will intercept it before it reaches you. - Calvin Coolidge
In a republic the first rule for the guidance of the citizen is obedience of the law. - Calvin Coolidge
Nothing in the world will take away persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than an unsuccessful man with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not; the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent. - Calvin Coolidge
The things I never say never get me into trouble. - Calvin Coolidge
The Business of Our Firm is Business"-Donald W. Hudspeth from:"The Business of America is Business"- - 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
All growth depends upon activity. There is no development physically or intellectually without effort, and effort means work. - Calvin Coolidge
More people out of work leads to higher unemployment.` - Calvin Coolidge
There is no right to strike against the public safety by anybody, anywhere, any time. - Calvin Coolidge
Advertising is the most potent influence in adapting and changing the habits and modes of life affecting what we eat, what we wear, and the work and play of a whole nation. - Calvin Coolidge
Don't expect to build up the weak by pulling down the strong. - Calvin Coolidge
It takes a great man to be a good listener. - 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
You don't have to explain something you haven't said. - Calvin Coolidge
I have never been hurt by anything I didn't say. - Calvin Coolidge
Prosperity is only an instrument to be used, not a deity to be worshipped. - Calvin Coolidge
Those who trust to chance must abide by the results of chance. - Calvin Coolidge
It is much more important to kill bad bills than to pass good ones. - Calvin Coolidge
No person was ever honored for what he received. Honor has been the reward for what he gave. - Calvin Coolidge
I have found it advisable not to give too much heed to what people say when I am trying to accomplish something of consequence. Invariably they proclaim it can't be done. I deem that the very best time to make the effort. - Calvin Coolidge
The chief business of the American people is business. - Calvin Coolidge
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