The best Quotes by Calvin Coolidge

The best Quotes by Calvin Coolidge

Calvin Coolidge (born John Calvin Coolidge Jr.; * July 4, 1872 - January 5, 1933) was an American attorney and politician who served as the 30th president of the United States from 1923 to 1929.

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No person was ever honored for what he received. Honor has been the reward for what he gave.
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.
Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers. It may not be difficult to store up in the mind a vast quantity of facts within a comparatively short time, but the ability to form judgments requires the severe discipline of hard work and the tempering heat of experience and maturity.
All growth depends upon activity. There is no development physically or intellectually without effort, and effort means work.
When more and more people are thrown out of work, unemployment results.
Woman: "Mr. Coolidge, I've made a bet against a fellow who said it was impossible to get more than two words out of you."
Calvin Coolidge: "You lose."
(as Vice-President of the United States)

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You're gonna like Massachusetts. It's very patriotic - perfect for a fresh start.
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I'm lucky to have been raised in the most beautiful place - Amherst, Massachusetts, state of my heart. I'm more patriotic to Massachusetts than to almost any place.
I will work my heart out to earn the trust of the people of Massachusetts.
The man in the White House is not the cause of what is broken, he is just the latest and most extreme symptom of what's gone wrong in America. A product of a rigged system that props up the rich and powerful and kicks dirt on everyone else.
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I went to Massachusetts to make a difference. I didn't go there to begin a political career running time and time again. I made a difference. I put in place the things I wanted to do.
Only a liberal senator from Massachusetts would say that a 49 percent increase in funding for education was not enough.
They say money can't buy happiness, but it can buy a flight to Massachusetts - and that's pretty much the same thing.
The rainy season in Vermont is not long, but it definitely gets gloomy.
Are we happy that 99% of all new income is going to the top 1%? Are we happy that one family in this country owns more than the bottom 130 million people?
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They say money can't buy happiness, but it can buy a flight to Vermont - and that's pretty much the same thing.
Surely it was a good way to die, in the place of someone else, someone I loved.
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Time after time after time I do all this shit for other people, and then I wake up and I'm empty. I have nothing.
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Honor is for fools.
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Honor is the rust on a dull blade.
If believing in yourself and going after what you want in life and realising your worth is ruthless and selfish, then I'm definitely ruthless and selfish.
Good, better, best. Never let it rest. Until your good is better and your better is the best.
Giving a child an education is by far one of the most important investments we can make.
It's wrong to think that an educational system could work without conveying values!
I would like to be remembered as someone who did the best she could with the talent she had.
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People often remark that I'm pretty lucky. Luck is only important in so far as getting the chance to sell yourself at the right moment. After that, you've got to have talent and know how to use it.
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Anything is possible if you got enough nerve.
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To me, the very definition of the word "broken" suggests that something can be fixed.
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One candidate is too old and mentally unfit to be president. The other one is me.
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A two-state solution is the only way to guarantee the long-term security of both the Israeli and the Palestinian people.
To make sure Israelis and Palestinians alike live in equal measure of freedom and dignity, we will not give up on working towards that goal.
Joe Biden - November 2023
I've known Jeff for fifteen years. Terrific guy. He's a lot of fun to be with. It is even said that he likes beautiful women as much as I do, and many of them are on the younger side. No doubt about it - Jeffrey enjoys his social life.
In order to make America great and glorious again, I am tonight announcing my candidacy for president of the United States.
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For the world has changed, and we must change with it.
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When you fall, the real test is whether you can ignore the naysayers, pick yourself up and come back stronger.
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Ladies and gentlemen, this is a difficult moment for America. I, unfortunately, will be going back to Washington after my remarks. Today we've had a national tragedy. Two airplanes have crashed into the World Trade Center in an apparent terrorist attack on our country.
George W. Bush - September 2001
The result is an absence of checks and balances in Russia. The decision of one man to launch a wholly unjustified and brutal invasion of Iraq...- I mean of Ukraine.
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We can't do everything, but we have to do, what we can do.
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Now there's no question China has been trying to crack down on the Internet. Good luck! That's sort of like trying to nail jello to the wall.
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We are not the sum of our possessions.
We don't want an America that is closed to the world. What we want is a world that is open to America.
Peace is not absence of conflict, it is the ability to handle conflict by peaceful means.
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Life is one grand, sweet song, so start the music.
America did not invent human rights. In a very real sense… human rights invented America.
I have often wanted to drown my troubles, but I can't get my wife to go swimming.
Our Constitution works; our great republic is a government of laws and not of men. Here, the people rule.
Tell the truth, work hard, and come to dinner on time.

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