Quotes by Calvin Coolidge

Calvin Coolidge

Calvin Coolidge

American president

Alive from: 1872-1933

Category: Politics

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    The business of America is business and the chief ideal of the American people is idealism.
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    The business of the country is business.
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    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.
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    The man who builds a factory builds a temple, that the man who works there worships there, and to each is due, not scorn and blame, but reverence and praise.
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    The nation which forgets its defenders will be itself forgotten.
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    The right thing to do never requires any subterfuge, it is always simple and direct.
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    The slogan 'press on' has solved and always will solve the problems of the human race.
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    The two great political parties of the nation have existed for the purpose, each in accordance with its own principles, of undertaking to serve the interests of the whole nation. Their members of the Congress are chosen with that great end in view.
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    There is far more danger of harm than there is hope of good in any radical changes.
    Source: Speech on the Occasion of the 150th Anniversary of the Declaration of Independence (5 July 1926)
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    There is no dignity quite so impressive, and no one independence quite so important, as living within your means.
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    There is no force so democratic as the force of an ideal.
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    There is no right to strike against the public safety by anybody, anywhere, any time.
    Source: Telegram, 14-09-1919
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    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.
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    Those who trust to chance must abide by the results of chance.
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    To live under the American Constitution is the greatest political privilege that was ever accorded to the human race.
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