Calvin Coolidge Quotes

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The business of America is business.
— Calvin Coolidge

work

Civilization and profit go hand in hand.
— Calvin Coolidge

civilization

Civilization and profits go hand in hand.
— Calvin Coolidge

work

No one ever listened himself out of a job.
— Calvin Coolidge

listening

I have never been hurt by anything I didn't say.
— Calvin Coolidge
Men do not make laws. They do but discover them.
— Calvin Coolidge
Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent.
— Calvin Coolidge
I have noticed that nothing I never said ever did me any harm.
— Calvin Coolidge

silence

If you don't say anything, you won't be called on to repeat it.
— Calvin Coolidge
The nation which forgets its defenders will be itself forgotten.
— Calvin Coolidge

war memory

Prosperity is only an instrument to be used, not a deity to be worshiped.
— Calvin Coolidge

prosperity

Everyone has an influence on public affairs if he will take the trouble to exert it.
— Calvin Coolidge

power influence

No person was ever honored for what he received. Honor has been the reward for what he gave.
— Calvin Coolidge

charity honor

No person was ever honored for what he received; honor has been the reward for what he has given.
— Calvin Coolidge
I sometimes wish that people would put a little more emphasis upon the observance of the law than they do upon its enforcement.
— Calvin Coolidge

justice law

No nation ever had an army large enough to guarantee it against attack in a time of peace or ensure it of victory in time of war.
— Calvin Coolidge

military

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.

trouble

After order and liberty, economy is one of the highest essentials of a free government . . . economy is always a guarantee of peace.
— Calvin Coolidge
Work is not a curse, it is the prerogative of intelligence, the only means to manhood, and the measure of civilization. Savages do not work.
— Calvin Coolidge

work

Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful people with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not; the world is full of educated failures. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent.
— Calvin Coolidge

determination genius talent education