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Calvin Coolidge's quotes
"Advertising is the life of trade."
"All growth depends upon activity. There is no development physically or intellectually without effort, and effort means work."
"Christmas is not a time nor a season, but a state of mind. To cherish peace and goodwill, to be plenteous in mercy, is to have the real spirit of Christmas."
"Collecting more taxes than is absolutely necessary is legalized robbery."
"Four-fifths of all our troubles would disappear, if we would only sit down and keep still."
"Heroism is not only in the man, but in the occasion."
"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 have never been hurt by what I have not said."
"I think the American public wants a solemn ass as a President, and I think I'll go along with them."
"If I had permitted my failures, or what seemed to me at the time a lack of success, to discourage me I cannot see any way in which I would ever have made progress."
"If you don't say anything, you won't be called on to repeat it."
"If you see ten troubles coming down the road, you can be sure that nine will run into the ditch before they reach you."
"It is only when men begin to worship that they begin to grow."
"It takes a great man to be a good listener."
"Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers."
"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."
"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."
"No man ever listened himself out of a job."
"Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence."
Motivation & Goals
"Patriotism is easy to understand in America. It means looking out for yourself by looking out for your country."
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