30th President of the United States
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About Calvin Coolidge
Calvin Coolidge was the 30th President of the United States from 1923 to 1929. He was elected as the 29th Vice President in 1920 as well.
After the scandals of his predecessor, Warren G. Harding, he managed to restore public confidence in the White House.
U.S. President Ronald Reagan regarded Coolidge as his favorite 20th century U.S. president.
His Personal Life
He was married to Grace Anna Goodhue. They had 2 children.
The "Coolidge effect" is named after him.
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Famous quotes by Calvin Coolidge
Advertising ministers to the spiritual side of trade. It is great power that has been entrusted to your keeping which charges you with the high responsibility of inspiring and ennobling the commercial world. It is all part of the greater work of the regeneration and redemption of mankind.Calvin Coolidge
After all, the chief business of the American people is business. They are profoundly concerned with producing, buying, selling, investing and prospering in the world.Calvin Coolidge
All growth depends upon activity. There is no development physically or intellectually without effort, and effort means work.Calvin Coolidge
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.Calvin Coolidge
Collecting more taxes than is absolutely necessary is legalized robbery.Calvin Coolidge
Don't expect to build up the weak by pulling down the strong.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 have noticed that nothing I never said ever did me any harm.Calvin Coolidge
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.Calvin Coolidge
It is only when men begin to worship that they begin to grow.Calvin Coolidge
It takes a great man to be a good listener.Calvin 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
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 nation ever had an army large enough to guarantee it against attack in time of peace, or ensure it of victory in time of war.Calvin Coolidge
Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not nothing is more common than unsuccessful people with talent. Genius will not unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not the world is full of educated failures. 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
Perhaps one of the most important accomplishments of my administration has been minding my own business.Calvin Coolidge
The business of America 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
Those who trust to chance must abide by the results of chance.Calvin Coolidge
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
We need more of the Office Desk and less of the Show Window in politics. Let men in office substitute the midnight oil for the limelight.Calvin Coolidge
When a great many people are unable to find work, unemployment results.Calvin Coolidge
When large numbers of men are unable to find work, unemployment results.Calvin Coolidge
When more and more people are thrown out of work, unemployment results.Calvin Coolidge
Calvin Coolidge's Popularity
Calvin Coolidge was a famous 30th President of the United States, who was born on July 4, 1872. As a person born on this date, Calvin Coolidge is listed in our database as the 4th most popular celebrity for the day (July 4) and the 1st most popular for the year (1872).
People born on July 4 fall under the Zodiac sign of Cancer, the Crab. Calvin Coolidge is the 136th most popular Cancer.
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