Quotations – G

May 6, 2014

Gain “There is very little that is really worth while which can be bought or sold. The desire for gain has made many cowards, but it has never made a hero.” Adequate Brevity p. 43 Government “It is preeminently the province of government to protect the weak.” PCC p. 175 “Where the people themselves are the […]

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Quotations

May 1, 2014

The Calvin Coolidge Presidential Foundation received this collection of quotations as a generous gift from David Pietrusza, a Coolidge Foundation member since 1990. Click the links below to go to various sections of the collection. A  |  B  |  C  |  D  |  E  |  F  |  G  |  H  |  I  |  J  | […]

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Quotations – F

April 30, 2014

Factories “The man who builds a factory builds a temple, . . . the man who works there worships there, and to each is due, not scorn and blame, but reverence and praise.” Have Faith in Massachusetts p. 14, Adequate Brevity p. 24 Fate “Fate bestows its rewards on those who put themselves in the proper attitude to […]

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Quotations – E

April 30, 2014

Economy “After order and liberty, economy is one of the highest essentials of a free government.” Adequate Brevity p. 33 Education “My education began with a set of blocks which had on them the Roman numerals and the letters of the alphabet. It is not yet finished.” Autobiography of Calvin Coolidge p. 30 “It is characteristic of […]

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Quotations – D

April 30, 2014

Dancing “I approve of people that like to dance dancing as much as they wish.” The Talkative President p. 40 Debt “Debt reduction is tax reduction.” Messages and Papers of the Presidents p. 9723 Defense “America represents the greatest treasure that there is on earth, the greatest power that there is to minister to the welfare of […]

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