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Calvin Coolidge Quotes

  • [Speaking of Chinese president Sun Yat-sen] — Read more
  • Your letter is received, accompanied by a — Read more
  • Your great demonstration which marks this day in — Read more
  • Your gatherings are a living testimony of a — Read more
  • You who represent the more recent accretions to — Read more
  • You have demonstrated again and again that it is — Read more
  • Yet the world has never thoroughly learned this — Read more
  • Yet the American forces are distinctly the forces — Read more
  • Yet in time of stress and public agitation we — Read more
  • Yet Americans are not visionary, they are not — Read more
  • Would scientific distribution send the alien — Read more
  • Works which endure come from the soul of the — Read more
  • Workmen's compensation, hours and conditions of — Read more
  • Without doubt, the reason for increasing demands — Read more
  • With peace has come prosperity. Burdens have been — Read more
  • While we are thus desirous of the economic — Read more
  • While this day was legally established many years — Read more
  • While there are those who think we would be — Read more
  • While the written word was the foundation, it is — Read more
  • While North Carolina has the honor of first — Read more
  • While it is true that we are paying out far more — Read more
  • Wherever we look, the work of the chemist has — Read more
  • Where Coolidge stood on the race issue is clear — Read more
  • When we take all these circumstances into — Read more
  • When we look over the rest of the world, in spite — Read more
  • When we come to examine the action of the — Read more
  • When the people of the colonies were defending — Read more
  • When the local government unit evades its — Read more
  • When service is performed, the individual — Read more
  • When people not accustomed to Washington came to — Read more
  • When I have contemplated these adjustments of — Read more
  • When finally our Constitution was adopted, it — Read more
  • When dealing with the distribution of powers — Read more
  • When a community has sufficiently advanced so — Read more
  • What we need is not more Federal government, but better local government.
  • What America needs is to hold to its ancient and — Read more
  • What a wide difference between the American — Read more
  • Well, they’re going to elect that Stupid Hoover — Read more
  • We shall not correct admitted and grave defects — Read more
  • We revere that day because it marks the — Read more
  • We read events by what goes before and after. We — Read more
  • We must remember that we have not only the — Read more
  • We must not, in times of peace, permit ourselves — Read more
  • We meet to celebrate the birthday of America. The — Read more
  • We meet again upon this hallowed ground to — Read more
  • We live in an age of science and abounding — Read more
  • We live far enough away from those times of test — Read more
  • We have come here today to honor the memory of — Read more
  • We have come here to dedicate a cornerstone that — Read more
  • We have been constantly besought to engage in — Read more
  • We have been attempting to relieve ourselves and — Read more
  • We have at hand these great resources and great — Read more
  • We have acted in the name of world peace and of — Read more
  • We had our domestic problems which resulted from — Read more
  • We do not need a large land force. The present — Read more
  • We cannot make over the people of Europe. We must — Read more
  • We can testify to these opinions, not by our — Read more
  • We can see in the gladiatorial shows of Rome — Read more
  • We are the beneficiaries of a life of surpassing — Read more
  • We are obliged to conclude that the Declaration — Read more
  • We are in agreement with him in his conviction — Read more
  • We are attempting to make our contribution to the — Read more
  • We Americans are idealists. We are willing to — Read more
  • Waterways. Meantime our internal development — Read more
  • Veterans. With the authorization for general — Read more
  • Very little danger exists of an open and avowed — Read more
  • Undoubtedly one of the most important provisions — Read more
  • Under the limitation of armaments treaty a large — Read more
  • Ultimately nations, like individuals, can not — Read more
  • To the people of the United States, the death of — Read more
  • To the Congress of the United States. The present — Read more
  • To such a memorial as exists here we can only — Read more
  • To my mind, the great strength of your Society — Read more
  • To meet these necessities the Government has been — Read more
  • To live under the American Constitution is the — Read more
  • To continue to be independent we must continue to — Read more
  • To be independent to my mind does not mean to be — Read more
  • Though the war ended forever the possibility of — Read more
  • Those portions of the present law contemplating — Read more
  • This, of course, is the special field of — Read more
  • This was an age-old conflict. At its foundation — Read more
  • This principle can not be too definitely or — Read more
  • This obedience of the delegates to the wishes of — Read more
  • This lesson was firmly in the minds of those who — Read more
  • This is the main thought which your presence here — Read more
  • This is the day on which the American people each — Read more
  • This is not only his birthday, but the — Read more
  • This increasing unification has well-nigh — Read more
  • This doctrine found wide acceptance among the — Read more
  • This conference has been called to encourage — Read more
  • They knew, however, that self-government is still — Read more
  • They did not deny the existence of authority — Read more
  • These who are represented here were men in whom — Read more
  • These institutions have flourished by reason of a — Read more
  • These are vital issues, in which the Nation — Read more
  • These are some of our American standards. These — Read more
  • These are points to consider when we put our — Read more
  • There will be other crises in the national — Read more
  • There is still and must ever be a tremendous — Read more
  • There is no substitute for a militant freedom. The only alternative is submission and slavery.
  • There is no right to strike against the public safety by anybody, anywhere, any time.
  • There is no other foundation on which freedom has — Read more
  • There is far more danger of harm than there is hope of good in any radical changes.
  • There is another responsibility of the states. It — Read more
  • There is ample work for all in this country — Read more
  • There does not seem to be cause for alarm in the — Read more
  • There are strident voices, urging resistance to — Read more
  • There are other proposals before Congress for — Read more
  • The words of a President have an enormous weight and ought not to be used indiscriminately.
  • The wage earner. Two very important policies have — Read more
  • The union of these four Presidents carved on the — Read more
  • The time to stop those who would loosen and — Read more
  • The thirteen Colonies were not unaware of the — Read more
  • The success with which we have met in all of — Read more
  • The spirit of America is to help everybody and — Read more
  • The same thing applies to the individual in — Read more
  • The same reasoning that applies to the individual — Read more
  • The relationship between governments and the — Read more
  • The public press under an autocracy is — Read more
  • The propaganda of prejudice and hatred which — Read more
  • The progress of the colored people on this — Read more
  • The procedure under section 28 of the merchant — Read more
  • The present estimated margin between public — Read more
  • The people of South Dakota are taking the lead in — Read more
  • The next most pressing problem was the better — Read more
  • The negro. These developments have brought about — Read more
  • The Nation has need of all that can be — Read more
  • The members of this delegation, whom I have much — Read more
  • The magnitude of the service which you rendered — Read more
  • The laws of supply and demand, therefore, are — Read more
  • The judiciary. The docket of the Supreme Court is — Read more
  • The importance of the lesson which this Society — Read more
  • The immigrant who comes to us from a life of — Read more
  • The idea that the people have a right to choose — Read more
  • The great difficulty in combating unfair — Read more
  • The generally expressed desire of 'America first' — Read more
  • The first duty of a government is to be true to — Read more
  • The fame of the advantages which accrue to the — Read more
  • The fallacy of the claim that the costs of — Read more
  • The fact that this enterprise is being begun in — Read more
  • The evidence of this is all about us, in our — Read more
  • The economic problems of society are important — Read more
  • The doctrine of the Declaration of Independence — Read more
  • The course of our country in recent years has — Read more
  • The Continental Congress was not only composed of — Read more
  • The Constitution of the United States has for its — Read more
  • The Constitution is the sole source and guaranty of national freedom.
  • The Constitution and laws of our country are — Read more
  • The consolidations need to be carried out with — Read more
  • The armies in the field could not have done their — Read more
  • The accomplishments of the colored people in the — Read more
  • That these ideas were prevalent in Virginia is — Read more
  • That the principles for which these three men — Read more
  • That statement can not be too much emphasized — Read more
  • That spirit I have faith will prevail. America is — Read more
  • That power and that authority has to reside — Read more
  • That man has offered me unsolicited advice for six years, all of it bad!
  • That character clearly saw no use for discipline — Read more
  • Taxes. Everyone desires a reduction of taxes, and — Read more
  • Such is the real distribution of duties — Read more
  • Such a condition will likewise give opportunity — Read more
  • Such a background might consist either of a — Read more
  • Somewhere must be lodged the power to declare the — Read more
  • Something in all human beings makes them want to — Read more
  • Some people feel concerned about the — Read more
  • So there is little cause for the fear that our — Read more
  • Shipping board. The form of the organization of — Read more
  • Several offers have been made for the purchase of — Read more
  • Reclamation. Our country has a well defined — Read more
  • Railways. The railways during the past year have — Read more
  • Prosecution of the criminal and education of the — Read more
  • Property is held and transferred on terms fixed — Read more
  • Prison reform. Pending before the Congress is a — Read more
  • Placing every man on a plane where he — Read more
  • Perhaps I have said enough to indicate the great — Read more
  • Peace has an economic foundation to which too — Read more
  • Parties do not maintain themselves. They are — Read more
  • Outlaw of war. Much interest has of late been — Read more
  • Out of this conference I trust there may come a — Read more
  • Out of a desire that there may be a progress in — Read more
  • Ours is a new land. It has had an almost — Read more
  • Our people were influenced by many motives to — Read more
  • Our national history has presented various phases — Read more
  • Our Nation has associated itself with other great — Read more
  • Our government belongs to the people. Our — Read more
  • Our generation has recently lived through times — Read more
  • Our gathering here today is in testimony of — Read more
  • Our experience in that respect ought not to lead — Read more
  • Our country, having devised this dual system of — Read more
  • Our country has definitely relinquished the old — Read more
  • Our country has a larger Army and a more powerful — Read more
  • Our constitutional history started with the — Read more
  • Our Constitution has raised certain barriers — Read more
  • Our American newspapers serve a double purpose — Read more
  • Our American government was the result of an — Read more
  • Other people have marveled at the growth and — Read more
  • Only one conclusion appears to me possible. We — Read more
  • One of the most natural of reactions during the — Read more
  • One insidious practice which sugar-coats the dose — Read more
  • On every hand we hear that the quality of — Read more
  • Of course we are all aware that the recognition — Read more
  • Numbered among our population are some 12,000,000 — Read more
  • Notwithstanding all the honor which this country — Read more
  • Nothing in the world can take the place of — Read more
  • No one can examine this record and escape the — Read more
  • No more important development has taken place in — Read more
  • No advance, no progress can be made beyond these — Read more
  • Next to him will come Thomas Jefferson, whose — Read more
  • Newspaper men, therefore, endlessly discuss the — Read more
  • Nearly every city is making large appropriations — Read more
  • National police bureau. Representatives of the — Read more
  • National elections. Nothing is so fundamental to — Read more
  • Muscle shoals. The production of nitrogen for — Read more
  • Mr. Hoover, if you see ten troubles coming down — Read more
  • Men do not make laws. They do but discover them — Read more
  • Men and women, in and of themselves, are — Read more
  • Looking back only a few years, we appreciate how — Read more
  • Let Massachusetts continue to regard with the — Read more
  • Leaving out of consideration the manifest — Read more
  • Laws are not manufactured. They are not imposed — Read more
  • Latin America. While we are desirous of promoting — Read more
  • Lafayette was always an interested student of our — Read more
  • July 4, 1776 was the historic day on which the — Read more
  • It would not be unjust to ask of every alien: — Read more
  • It would be helpful if a plan could be adopted — Read more
  • It would be folly to deny that we still have — Read more
  • It was the fate of Europe to be always a — Read more
  • It was the fact that our Declaration of — Read more
  • It was on account of past depression, and in — Read more
  • It was not because it was proposed to establish a — Read more
  • It was here that I first saw the light of day; — Read more
  • It needs but very little consideration to reach — Read more
  • It must be the hope of every American citizen to — Read more
  • It must always be borne in mind that each and — Read more
  • It is these two thoughts of union and peace which — Read more
  • It is the natural and correct attitude of mind — Read more
  • It is preeminently the province of government to — Read more
  • It is our purpose in our intercourse with foreign — Read more
  • It is not to be inferred that it would be — Read more
  • It is not so much then for the purpose of — Read more
  • It is not necessary to stress the general desire — Read more
  • It is not industry, but idleness, that is degrading.
  • It is not here necessary to examine in detail the — Read more
  • It is my belief that those who live here and — Read more
  • It is my belief that action under this section — Read more
  • It is much more important to kill bad bills than to pass good ones.
  • It is little wonder that people at home and — Read more
  • It is gratifying to report that the progress of — Read more
  • It is frequently charged that this tribunal is — Read more
  • It is for these reasons that it seems clear that — Read more
  • It is estimated that the value of the crops for — Read more
  • It is equally clear that a government must govern — Read more
  • It is characteristic of the unlearned that they — Read more
  • It is but natural that such a design should begin — Read more
  • It is axiomatic that our country can not stand — Read more
  • It is a truism, of course, but it is none the — Read more
  • It is a self-evident truth that in a healthy — Read more
  • It is a high privilege to sit as a member of this — Read more
  • It is a false doctrine that labor must assume all — Read more
  • It has seemed to me that our search for this — Read more
  • It has come to be a legend, and I believe with — Read more
  • It has been in accordance with these principles — Read more
  • It can safely be assumed that self-interest will — Read more
  • It can not be denied that the present tendency is — Read more
  • Is it possible for us to make an analysis which — Read more
  • International law. Our country should also — Read more
  • International court. America has been one of the — Read more
  • Intelligence is given every wise opportunity to — Read more
  • Industry must be humanized, not destroyed. It — Read more
  • In these days little need exists for extolling — Read more
  • In testimony of the respect in which his memory — Read more
  • In other periods of depression it has always been — Read more
  • In my opinion the Government can do more to — Read more
  • In my message last year I emphasized the — Read more
  • In dealing with our military problems there is — Read more
  • In a conflict which engaged all the major nations — Read more
  • If we believe, as we do, in our political theory — Read more
  • If we are to have that harmony and tranquility — Read more
  • If this apprehension of the facts be correct, and — Read more
  • If these principles are sound, two conclusions — Read more
  • If there has been any crime, it must be — Read more
  • If no one is to be accounted as born into a — Read more
  • If all men are created equal, that is final. If — Read more
  • I want to see America set the example to the — Read more
  • I want to see all Americans have a reasonable — Read more
  • I think the American people want a solemn ass as a President and I think I will go along with them.
  • I sometimes wish that people would put a little — Read more
  • I shall not quarrel with anybody who chooses to — Read more
  • I love Vermont because of her hills and valleys — Read more
  • I further recommend that provision be made for — Read more
  • I favor the policy of economy, not because I wish — Read more
  • I believe in the American Constitution. I favor — Read more
  • I am hopeful that the conference can coordinate — Read more
  • Hysteria will not help us to solve the problem — Read more
  • Howard University is but one of the many — Read more
  • His picture to me seems always to have the — Read more
  • His mortal frame has vanished, but his spirit — Read more
  • His early profession as a lawyer was abandoned to — Read more
  • He represents a noble and courageous dedication — Read more
  • He had a deep appreciation of this action, but — Read more
  • Great ideas do not burst upon the world — Read more
  • Great changes have come over the world since — Read more
  • Governments do not make ideals, but ideals make — Read more
  • Government is not, must not be, a cold — Read more
  • Generally, and under normal conditions, people — Read more
  • From its very beginning our country has been — Read more
  • From every position of consistency with our — Read more
  • French spoliation claims. During the last session — Read more
  • Foreign relations. At no period in the past 12 — Read more
  • Foreign debts. About $12,000,000,000 is due to — Read more
  • For, primarily, the immigrant comes here for — Read more
  • For those who are the inheritors of a noble — Read more
  • For some reason I was attracted to civil — Read more
  • Fellow Americans, this Nation approaches no — Read more
  • Excellent poetry, but not a good working — Read more
  • Ever since the last great conflict the world has — Read more
  • Duty is collective as well as personal. Law must — Read more
  • Due to the efficient supervision of the Secretary — Read more
  • District of Columbia welfare. The welfare work of — Read more
  • Disarmament conference. Many times I have — Read more
  • Departmental reorganization. One way to save — Read more
  • Democracy is not a tearing down; it is a building — Read more
  • Conscious of a strength which removes us from — Read more
  • Coincident with the right of individual liberty — Read more
  • Civilization is measured in no small part by — Read more
  • Civil service. The merit system has long been — Read more
  • By such action we have not only discharged an — Read more
  • But with the passing of the day of lands so cheap — Read more
  • But while we put our trust not on force but on a — Read more
  • But we have an opportunity before us to reassert — Read more
  • But there are altogether too many in the world — Read more
  • But the spirit which they so nobly represented — Read more
  • But that great struggle was carried on by those — Read more
  • But it will always be impossible to harmonize — Read more
  • But it is unnecessary for me to do more than — Read more
  • But in cherishing all that is best in the land of — Read more
  • But if we are to maintain our position of — Read more
  • But if these truths to which the declaration — Read more
  • But having invited them here, having accepted — Read more
  • But before we attempt to set ourselves up as — Read more
  • At a time when all the world is seeking for the — Read more
  • As these old soldiers, the living descendants of — Read more
  • As Commander of the National Guard, again he — Read more
  • As a Nation, our first duty must be to those who — Read more
  • Army and navy. Little has developed in relation — Read more
  • Anybody can reduce taxes, but it is not so easy — Read more
  • Another matter before the Congress is legislation — Read more
  • Another activity which is being encouraged is — Read more
  • And so I have conceived that the news, properly — Read more
  • An occasion such as this which has brought us — Read more
  • Among these I should place, first, the broadly — Read more
  • American newspapers have seemed to me to be — Read more
  • America has many glories. The last one that she — Read more
  • Although a century and a half measured in — Read more
  • Already a considerable sum is appropriated to — Read more
  • Along with this element of universal tolerance, I — Read more
  • All these problems constantly come in the work of — Read more
  • All native-born Americans, directly or indirectly — Read more
  • After our country had been established, enlarged — Read more
  • After more than five years of the bitterest war — Read more
  • After a few years of private retirement he — Read more
  • About the Declaration there is a finality that is — Read more
  • A special consideration suggests the value of a — Read more
  • A mightier force than ever followed Grant or Lee — Read more
  • A form of recreation not so accesible to many as — Read more
  • A few years ago a majority of the States had — Read more
  • A deliberate and determined effort is being made — Read more
  • A decrease in the world supply of wheat has — Read more
  • A colored man is precisely as much entitled to — Read more
  • A certain type of outdoor activity has been much — Read more