Calvin Coolidge Quotes

Who is Calvin Coolidge?

Calvin Coolidge was the 30th President of the United States.

Born July 04, 1872
Died January 05, 1933

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Best 16 Quotes by Calvin Coolidge

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

“Industry, thrift and self-control are not sought because they create wealth, but because they create character.”

“It takes a great man to be a good listener.”

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

“You can't increase prosperity by taxing success.”

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

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

“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?”

“I have found out in the course of a long public life that the things I did not say never hurt me.”

“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.”

“No person was ever honored for what he received. Honor has been the reward for what he gave.”

“Nothing in the world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful men 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. The slogan “Press on” has solved and always will solve the problems of the human race.”

“The nation which forgets its defenders will be itself forgotten.”

“The only difference between a mob and a trained army is organization.”

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“Those who trust to chance must abide by the rules of chance.”

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

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