"Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers. It may not be difficult to store up in the mind a vast quantity of facts within a comparatively short time, but the ability to form judgments requires the severe discipline of hard work and the tempering heat of experience and maturity."
"Let him who would enjoy a good future waste none of his present."Calvin Coolidge on Roger Babson
"The best thing about the future is that it comes one day at a time."Calvin Coolidge on Abraham Lincoln
"Lost time is never found again."Calvin Coolidge on Benjamin Franklin
"Patience and time do more than strength or passion."Calvin Coolidge on Jean de La Fontaine
"The future is something which everyone reaches at the rate of 60 minutes an hour, whatever he does, whoever he is."Calvin Coolidge on C. S. Lewis
"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."