Calvin Coolidge

1872 - 1933

A Quote by John Calvin Coolidge on delusion, difficulty, greatness, and men

It is difficult for men in high office to avoid the malady of self-delusion. They are always surrounded by worshipers. They are constantly, and for the most part sincerely, assured of their greatness.

Calvin Coolidge (1872 - 1933)

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A Quote by John Calvin Coolidge on america and business

The business of America is business.

Calvin Coolidge (1872 - 1933)

Source: Speech to Society of American Newspaper Editors Jan. 1725

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A Quote by John Calvin Coolidge on jobs, listening, and losing

No one ever lost his job by listening too much.

Calvin Coolidge (1872 - 1933)

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A Quote by John Calvin Coolidge

On being asked what had been said by a clergyman who preached on sin: "He said he was against it."

Calvin Coolidge (1872 - 1933)

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A Quote by John Calvin Coolidge on character, control, self-control, and wealth

Industry, thrift, and self-control are not sought because they create wealth, but because they create character.

Calvin Coolidge (1872 - 1933)

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A Quote by John Calvin Coolidge on effort, growth, and work

All growth depends upon activity. There is no development physically or intellectually without effort, and effort means work.

Calvin Coolidge (1872 - 1933)

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