Calvin Coolidge

Calvin Coolidge

John Calvin Coolidge, Jr. (July 4, 1872 – January 5, 1933) was the 30th President of the United States (1923–29).

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Advertising is the life of trade.

You can't know too much but you can say too much.

When a great many people are unable to find work unemployment results.

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.

Never go out to meet trouble. If you just sit still nine cases out of ten someone will intercept it before it reaches you.

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.

We need more of the Office Desk and less of the Show Window in politics. Let men in office substitute the midnight oil for the limelight.

We cannot do everything at once but we can do something at once.

There is no force so democratic as the force of an ideal.

The business of America is business.

Four-fifths of all our troubles would disappear if we would only sit down and keep still.

It takes a great man to be a good listener.

Don't expect to build up the weak by pulling down the strong.

Prosperity is only an instrument to be used not a deity to be worshipped.

When people are bewildered they tend to become credulous.

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

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.

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

Economy is the method by which we prepare today to afford the improvements of tomorrow.

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

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