Calvin Coolidge

Calvin Coolidge

American president

Lived from: 1872-1933

Category: Politics

Quotes: Calvin Coolidge

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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.
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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.
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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)
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    All growth depends upon activity. There is no development physically or intellectually without effort, and effort means work.
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    Any man who does not like dogs and want them about does not deserve to be in the White House.
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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!
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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.
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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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    Christmas is not a time or a season but a state of mind. To cherish peace and good will, to be plenteous in mercy, is to have the real spirit of Christmas.
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    Civilization and profits go hand in hand.
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    Don't expect to build up the weak by pulling down the strong.
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    Duty is not collective; it is personal.




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    Economy is the method by which we prepare today to afford the improvements of tomorrow.
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    Four-fifths of all our troubles would disappear, if we would only sit down and keep still.
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    Heroism is not only in the man, but in the occasion.
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