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A list of the best Calvin Coolidge quotes. This list is arranged by which famous Calvin Coolidge quotes have received the most votes, so only the greatest Calvin Coolidge quotes are at the top of the list. All the most popular quotes from Calvin Coolidge should be listed here, but if any were missed you can add more at the end of the list. This list includes notable Calvin Coolidge quotes on various subjects, many of which are inspirational and thought provoking.

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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

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

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

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

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You can't know too much, but you can say too much. Calvin Coolidge

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

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The appropriation of public money always is perfectly lovely until some one is asked to pay the bill. If we are to have a billion dollars of navy, half a billion of farm relief, [etc. ] the people will have to furnish more revenue by paying more taxes. It is for them, through their Congress, to decide how far they wish to go. Calvin Coolidge

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To live under the American Constitution is the greatest political privilege that was ever accorded to the human race. Calvin Coolidge

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Nothing is easier than spending the public money. It does not appear to belong to anybody. The temptation is overwhelming to bestow it on somebody. Calvin Coolidge

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I favor the policy of economy, not because I wish to save money, but because I wish to save people. The men and women of this country who toil are the ones who bear the cost of the Government. Every dollar that we carelessly waste means that their life will be so much the more meager. Every dollar that we prudently save means that their life will be so much the more abundant. Economy is idealism in its most practical form. Calvin Coolidge

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

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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

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Heroism is not only in the man, but in the occasion. Calvin Coolidge

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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

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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

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

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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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Ultimately property rights and personal rights are the same thing. Calvin Coolidge

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

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

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

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

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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 are omnipotent. The slogan press on has solved and always will solve the problems of the human race. Calvin Coolidge

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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