Calvin Coolidge Quotes


48 Calvin Coolidge quotes:



"Advertising is the life of trade."
"We cannot do everything at once, but we can do something at once."
"Men speak of natural rights, but I challenge any one to show where in nature any rights existed or were recognized until there was established for their declaration and protection a duly promulgated body of corresponding laws."
"No enterprise can exist for itself alone. It ministers to some great need, it performs some great service, not for itself, but for others; or failing therein, it ceases to be profitable and ceases to exist."
"The right thing to do never requires any subterfuge, it is always simple and direct."
"I have never been hurt by what I have not said."
"No one every listened themselves out of a job."
"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."
"I have found it advisable not to give too much heed to what people say when I am trying to accomplish something of consequence. Invariably they proclaim it can't be done. I deem that the very best time to make the effort."
"It takes a great man to be a good listener."
"Any man who does not like dogs and want them about does not deserve to be in the White House."
"Never go out to meet trouble. If you just sit still, nine cases out of ten, someone will intercept it before it reaches you."
"Nothing is the world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not; . . . Genius will not; . . . Education will not; . . . Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent."
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"The business of America is business and the chief ideal of the American people is idealism."
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"Patriotism is easy to understand in America; it means looking out for yourself by looking out for your country"
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"Some people are suffering from lack of work, some from lack of water, many more from lack of wisdom."
Author: Coolidge Quotes Category: Wisdom Quotes
"Little progress can be made by merely attempting to repress what is evil. Our great hope lies in developing what is good."
"Civilization and profit go hand in hand."
"If you don't say anything, you won't be called on to repeat it."
"You can't know too much, but you can say too much."



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