Quotes by Calvin Coolidge

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


In a republic the first rule for the guidance of the citizen is obedience of the law.


Never go out to meet trouble. If you will just sit still, nine cases out of ten someone will intercept it before it reaches you.


No man ever listened himself out of a job.


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. The slogan 'Press On' has solved and always will solve the problems of the human race.


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


The chief business of the American people is business.


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