No person was ever honored for what he received. Honor has been the reward for what he gave.Selflessness, HonorCalvin Coolidge
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.Ambition, Education, Talent, MotivationCalvin Coolidge
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.'