Here we have a collection of famous Calvin Coolidge quotes and sayings. John Calvin Coolidge Jr. was born on July 4, 1872 in Vermont, USA. He was a politician and the 30th President of United States of America. He was a proponent of racial equality.

“Nothing in this 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.”
Calvin Coolidge

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

Calvin Coolidge Quotes
“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.”
Calvin Coolidge

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

“It is much more important to kill bad bills than to pass good ones.”
Calvin Coolidge

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

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

“I have noticed that nothing I have never said ever did me any harm.”
Calvin Coolidge

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

“We do not need more intellectual power, we need more spiritual power. We do not need more of the things that are seen, we need more of the things that are unseen.”
Calvin Coolidge

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

Calvin Coolidge Quotes
“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?”
Calvin Coolidge Quotes

“Patriotism is easy to understand in America; it means looking out for yourself by looking out for your country.”
Calvin Coolidge

“They criticize me for harping on the obvious; if all the folks in the United States would do the few simple things they know they ought to do, most of our big problems would take care of themselves.”
Calvin Coolidge

Calvin Coolidge Quotes
“The nation which forgets it defenders will be itself forgotten.”
Calvin Coolidge

“Wealth comes from industry and from the hard experience of human toil. To dissipate it in waste and extravagance is disloyalty to humanity.”
Calvin Coolidge, The Autobiography of Calvin Coolidge

“This country would not be a land of opportunity, America could not be America, if the people were shackled with government monopolies.”
Calvin Coolidge

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“The only way I know to drive out evil from the country is by the constructive method of filling it with good.”
Calvin Coolidge, The Autobiography of Calvin Coolidge

“I favor the policy of economy, not because I wish to save money, but because I wish to save people.”
Calvin Coolidge

“When a man begins to feel that he is the only one who can lead in this republic, he is guilty of treason to the spirit of our institutions.”
Calvin Coolidge, The Autobiography of Calvin Coolidge

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“If you don’t say anything, you won’t be called on to repeat it.”
Calvin Coolidge Quotes

“There is only one form of political strategy in which I have any confidence, and that is to try to do the right thing and sometimes be able to succeed.”
Calvin Coolidge, The Autobiography of Calvin Coolidge

“Any reward that is worth having only comes to the industrious. The success which is made in any walk of life is measured almost exactly by the amount of hard work that is put into it.”
Calvin Coolidge, The Autobiography of Calvin Coolidge

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

“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.”
Calvin Coolidge

“If you see ten troubles coming down the road, you can be sure that nine will run into the ditch before they reach you.”
Calvin Coolidge

Calvin Coolidge Quote
“Civilization and profits go hand in hand.”
Calvin Coolidge

“The business of America is business.”
Calvin Coolidge Quotes

“While we should not refuse to spend and be spent in the service of our country, it is hazardous to attempt what we feel is beyond our strength to accomplish.”
Calvin Coolidge, Autobiography of Calvin Coolidge

Calvin Coolidge Quote
“Democracy is not a tearing down; it is a building up. It does not denial of the divine right of kings; it asserts the divine right of all men.”
Calvin Coolidge

“It is our theory that the people own the government, not that the government should own the people.”
Calvin Coolidge

“It is characteristic of the unlearned that they are forever proposing something which is old, and because it has recently come to their own attention, supposing it to be new.”
Calvin Coolidge

Calvin Coolidge Quote
“When a man begins to feel that he is the only one who can lead in this republic, he is guilty of treason to the spirit of our institutions.”
Calvin Coolidge Quotes

“Economy is idealism in its most practical form.”
Calvin Coolidge

“It is difficult for men in high office to avoid the malady of self-delusion. They are always surrounded by worshipers. They are constantly, and for the most part sincerely, assured of their greatness.”
Calvin Coolidge

Calvin Coolidge Quote
“You don’t have to explain something you haven’t said.”
Calvin Coolidge

“It has been my observation in life that, if one will only exercise the patience to wait, his wants are likely to be filled.”
Calvin Coolidge, Autobiography of Calvin Coolidge

“The collection of taxes which are not absolutely required, which do not beyond reasonable doubt contribute to the public welfare, is only a species of legalized larceny.”
Calvin Coolidge

Calvin Coolidge Quote
“The nation which forgets its defenders will itself be forgotten.”
Calvin Coolidge Quotes

“I have never been hurt by what I have not said.”
Calvin Coolidge

“Collecting more taxes than is absolutely necessary is legalized robbery.”
Calvin Coolidge

Calvin Coolidge Quote
“Those who trust to chance must abide by the results of chance.”
Calvin Coolidge

“It seems impossible that any man could adequately describe his mother. I cannot describe mine.”
Calvin Coolidge, Autobiography of Calvin Coolidge

“It is a very old saying that you never can tell what you can do until you try. The more I see of life the more I am convinced of the wisdom of that observation.”
Calvin Coolidge, Autobiography of Calvin Coolidge

Calvin Coolidge Quote
“Wherever we look, the work of the chemist has raised the level of our civilization and has increased the productive capacity of our nation.”
Calvin Coolidge

“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; un-rewarded genius is almost a proverb.”
Calvin Coolidge Quotes

“If you see 10 troubles coming down the road, you can be sure 9 will go in the ditch and you have only one to battle with.”
Calvin Coolidge

“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.”
Calvin Coolidge

“Little progress can be made by merely attempting to repress what is evil. Our great hope lies in developing what is good.”
Calvin Coolidge

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