Calvin Coolidge Quotes

I have noticed that nothing I have never said ever did me any harm. Calvin Coolidge

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

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

Collecting more taxes than is absolutely necessary is legalized robbery. Calvin Coolidge

If you see ten troubles coming down the road, you can be sure that nine will run into the ditch before they reach you. Calvin Coolidge

The chief business of the American people is business. Calvin Coolidge

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

When more and more people are thrown out of work, unemployment results. Calvin Coolidge

At first I intended to become a student of the Senate rules and I did learn much about them, but I soon found that the Senate had but one fixed rule, subject to exceptions of course, which was to the effect that the Senate would do anything it wanted to do whenever it wanted to do it. Calvin Coolidge

The duties which a police officer owes to the state are of a most exacting nature. No one is compelled to choose the profession of a police officer, but having chosen it, everyone is obliged to live up to the standard of its requirements. To join in that high enterprise means the surrender of much individual freedom. Calvin Coolidge

No nation ever had an army large enough to guarantee it against attack in time of peace or insure it victory in time of war. Calvin Coolidge

I am for economy, and then more economy. Calvin Coolidge

Promises and good intentions are not enough. We cannot afford rash experimentation. Calvin Coolidge