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.” Source: “The Foundation Of Our Institutions,” on April 13, 1923. As found in The Price of Freedom.  Government “It is preeminently the province of government […]

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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.” Source: “Speech To The Amherst College Alumni Association,” on February 4, 1916. As found in Have Faith in Massachusetts. Fate “Fate bestows […]

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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.” Source: “The Destiny Of America,” on May 30, 1923. As found in The Price of  Freedom. “I favor the policy of economy, not because I wish to save money, but because I wish to save people. The men and […]

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Quotations – D

April 30, 2014

Dancing “I approve of people that like to dance dancing as much as they wish.” Source: “Press Conference,” on December 23, 1924. Debt “Debt reduction is tax reduction.” Source: 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 […]

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