Quotations – M

May 6, 2014

Man “No man was ever meanly born. About his cradle is the wondrous miracle of like. He may descend into the depths, he may live in infamy and perish miserably, but he is born great.” The Price of Freedom p. 17 Marriage “I see no need for a wife so long as I have my health.” […]

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Quotations – L

May 6, 2014

Labor Legislation “Workmen’s compensation, hours and conditions of labor are cold consolation, if there be no employment.” Have Faith in Massachusetts p. 201-202 Language, Foul “An evil tongue cannot have a pure mind. We read that ‘out of the abundance of the heart the mouth speaketh.’ This is a truth which is worthy of much thought. […]

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Quotations – J

May 6, 2014

Justice “Let justice and the economic laws be applied to the strong; but for the weak there must be mercy and charity; not the gratuity which pauperizes, but the assistance which restores. That too, is justice,” Adequate Brevity p. 53

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Quotations – I

May 6, 2014

Ideas “It is the ferment of ideas, the clash of disagreeing judgments, the privilege of the individual to develop his own thought and shape his own character which makes progress possible.” Calvin Coolidge, 1925 Idleness “It is not industry, but idleness, that is degrading.” Autobiography of Calvin Coolidge p. 68 Independence “There is no dignity quite […]

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Quotations – H

May 6, 2014

History “Savages have no history.” Have Faith in Massachusetts p. 21 Home Ownership “The moral power of the nation rests on the home, the schoolhouse, and the place of worship. The government looks after education and few churches are overcrowded. But home owners are too few.” Calvin Coolidge Says July 21, 1930 Humor “I very soon learned […]

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