"All growth depends upon activity. There is no development physically or intellectually without effort, and effort means work."
"Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life."Calvin Coolidge on Confucius
"All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence."Calvin Coolidge on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work."Calvin Coolidge on Thomas A. Edison
"By working faithfully eight hours a day you may eventually get to be boss and work twelve hours a day."Calvin Coolidge on Robert Frost
"Nothing will work unless you do."Calvin Coolidge on Maya Angelou
"Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not nothing is more common than unsuccessful people with talent. Genius will not unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not the world is full of educated failures. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent."
"No enterprise can exist for itself alone. It ministers to some great need, it performs some great service, not for itself, but for others or failing therein, it ceases to be profitable and ceases to exist."
"I have found it advisable not to give too much heed to what people say when I am trying to accomplish something of consequence. Invariably they proclaim it can't be done. I deem that the very best time to make the effort."
"After all, the chief business of the American people is business. They are profoundly concerned with producing, buying, selling, investing and prospering in the world."
"Perhaps one of the most important accomplishments of my administration has been minding my own business."