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  • Calvin Coolidge
    Calvin Coolidge
    American president 1872-1933
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    Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers. It may not be difficult to store up in the mind a vast quantity of face within a comparatively short time, but the ability to form judgments requires the severe discipline of hard work and the tempering heat of experience and maturity.
  • Bill Watterson
    Bill Watterson
    American cartoonist 1958-
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    Calvin: Sometimes when I'm talking, my words can't keep up with my thoughts. I wonder why we think faster than we speak. Hobbes: Probably so we can think twice.
  • Calvin Trillin
    Calvin Trillin
    American journalist, humorist, food writer and poet 1935-
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    The shelf life of the modern hardback writer is somewhere between the milk and the yoghurt.
  • Bill Watterson
    Bill Watterson
    American cartoonist 1958-
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    (Hobbes:) Do you think there's a God? (Calvin:) Well, somebody's out to get me.
  • John Calvin
    John Calvin
    French theologian, pastor and reformer 1509-1564
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    A dog barks when his master is attacked. I would be a coward if I saw that God's truth is attacked and yet would remain silent.
  • Calvin Trillin
    Calvin Trillin
    American journalist, humorist, food writer and poet 1935-
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    A t American weddings, the quality of the food is in inverse proportion to the social position of the bride and groom.
  • Calvin Coolidge
    Calvin Coolidge
    American president 1872-1933
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    Advertising ministers to the spiritual side of trade. It is great power that has been entrusted to your keeping which charges you with the high responsibility of inspiring and ennobling the commercial world. It is all part of the greater work of the regeneration and redemption of mankind.
  • Calvin Coolidge
    Calvin Coolidge
    American president 1872-1933
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    After all, the chief business of the American people is business. They are profoundly concerned with producing, buying, selling, investing and prospering in the world.
    Source: The quotable Calvin Coolidge: sensible words for a new century (2001)
  • Calvin Coolidge
    Calvin Coolidge
    American president 1872-1933
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    All growth depends upon activity. There is no development physically or intellectually without effort, and effort means work.
  • Calvin Coolidge
    Calvin Coolidge
    American president 1872-1933
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    Any man who does not like dogs and want them about does not deserve to be in the White House.
  • Calvin Trillin
    Calvin Trillin
    American journalist, humorist, food writer and poet 1935-
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    Anybody caught selling macrame in public should be dyed a natural color and hung out to dry.
  • Calvin Trillin
    Calvin Trillin
    American journalist, humorist, food writer and poet 1935-
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    As far as I'm concerned, 'whom' is a word that was invented to make everyone sound like a butler.
  • Calvin Coolidge
    Calvin Coolidge
    American president 1872-1933
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    Changing a college curriculum is like moving a graveyard-you never know how many friends the dead have until you try to move them!
  • Calvin Coolidge
    Calvin Coolidge
    American president 1872-1933
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    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
    Calvin Coolidge
    American president 1872-1933
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    Christmas is not a time or a season but a state of mind.
    Source: Speech 25 december 1927
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