Quotes by Calvin Coolidge

John Calvin Coolidge Jr. was an American politician and the 30th President of the United States.

Calvin Coolidge belongs to the following category: US Presidents

Quotes by Calvin Coolidge

No person was ever honored for what he received. Honor has been the reward for what he gave.

- Calvin CoolidgeSelflessness, Honor

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.

- Calvin CoolidgeAmbition, Education, Talent, Motivation

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.

- Calvin Coolidge

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

- Calvin Coolidge

When more and more people are thrown out of work, unemployment results.

- Calvin Coolidge

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.'

- Calvin Coolidge (as Vice-President of the United States)