Calvin Coolidge

elected vice president and succeeded as 30th President of the United States when Harding died in 1923 (1872-1933)

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No man ever listened himself out of a job.
Advertising is the most potent influence in adapting and changing the habits and modes of life affecting what we eat, what we wear, and the work and play of a whole nation.
All growth depends upon activity. There is no development physically or intellectually without effort, and effort means work.
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.
I have never been hurt by anything I didn't say.
I think the American public wants a solemn ass as a President, and I think I'll go along with them.
If I had permitted my failures, or what seemed to me at the time a lack of success, to discourage me I cannot see any way in which I would ever have made progress.
If there has been any crime, it must be prosecuted. If there has been any property of the United States illegally transferred or leased, it must be recovered. I propose to employ special counsel of high rank drawn from both political parties to bring such actions for the enforcement of the law. Counsel will be instructed to prosecute these cases in the courts so that if there is any guilt it will be punished; if there is any civil liability it will be enforced; if there is any fraud it will be revealed; and if there are any contracts which are illegal they will be canceled. Every law will be enforced. And every right of the people and the Government will be protected.
If you see 10 troubles coming down the road, you can be sure that 9 will run into the ditch before they reach you.
It takes a great man to be a good listener.
More people out of work leads to higher unemployment.
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.
Nothing in the world will take away persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than an unsuccessful man 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.
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 derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent. The slogan 'press on' has solved and always will solve the problems of the human race.
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 derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent. The slogan "press on" has solved and always will solve the problems of the human race.
Nothing is easier than spending the public money. It does not appear to belong to anybody. The temptation is overwhelming to bestow it on somebody.
Nothing is easier than the expenditure of public money. It doesn't appear to belong to anyone. The temptation is overwhelming to bestow it on somebody.
One with the law is a majority.
Prosperity is only an instrument to be used, not a deity to be worshipped.
The chief business of the American people is business.
The nation which forgets its defenders will be itself forgotten.
There is no right to strike against the public safety by anybody, anywhere, any time.
To live under the American Constitution is the greatest political privilege that was ever accorded to the human race.
When people are bewildered they tend to become credulous.

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