The best Quotations


Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers. it may not be difficult to store up in the mind a vast quantity of face 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

Civilization and profits go hand in hand.
- Calvin Coolidge

Don't expect to build up the weak by pulling down the strong.
- Calvin Coolidge

Heroism is not only in the man, but in the occasion.
- 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. i deem that the very best time to make the effort.
- Calvin Coolidge

I have never been hurt by what i have not said.
- Calvin Coolidge

I sometimes wish that people would put a little more emphasis on the observance of the law than they do upon its enforcement.
- Calvin Coolidge

If you don't say anything, you won't be called on to repeat it.
- Calvin Coolidge

If you see 10 troubles coming down the road, you can be sure that 9 will run into the ditch before they reach you.
- Calvin Coolidge

It is only when men begin to worship that they begin to grow.
- 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

Men speak of natural rights, but i challenge any one to show where in nature any rights existed or were recognized until there was established for their declaration and protection a duly promulgated body of corresponding laws.
- Calvin Coolidge

No enterprise can exist for itself alone. it ministers to some great need, it performs some great service, not for itself, but for others; or failing therein, it ceases to be profitable and ceases to exist.
- Calvin Coolidge

No man ever listened himself out of a job.
- Calvin Coolidge

No one every listened themselves out of a job.
- Calvin Coolidge

No person was ever honored for what he received. honor has been the reward for what he gave.
- Calvin Coolidge

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.
- Calvin Coolidge

Patriotism is easy to understand in america; it means looking out for yourself by looking out for your country.
- Calvin Coolidge

Prosperity is only an instrument to be used, not a deity to be worshipped.
- Calvin Coolidge

The business of america is business and the chief ideal of the american people is idealism.
- Calvin Coolidge

The business of the country is business.
- 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

The nation which forgets its defenders will be itself forgotten.
- Calvin Coolidge

There is no force so democratic as the force of an ideal.
- Calvin Coolidge


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Quotation Who breaks a butterfly on a wheel? - writer
Quotation A map of the world that does not include Utopia is not worth even glancing at, for it leaves out the one country at which Humanity is always landing. - writer
Quotation And what's romance? Usually, a nice little tale where you have everything As You Like It, where rain never wets your jacket and gnats never bite your nose and it's always daisy-time. - writer
Quotation To many, total abstinence is easier than perfect moderation. - writer
Quotation Every normal person, in fact, is only normal on the average. His ego approximates to that of the psychotic in some part or other and to a greater or lesser extent. - writer
Quotation Gratitude helps you to grow and expands; gratitude brings you and laughter into your life and into the lives of all those around you. - writer