"We need more of the Office Desk and less of the Show Window in politics. Let men in office substitute the midnight oil for the limelight."
"It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men."Calvin Coolidge on Frederick Douglass
"I, with a deeper instinct, choose a man who compels my strength, who makes enormous demands on me, who does not doubt my courage or my toughness, who does not believe me naive or innocent, who has the courage to treat me like a woman."Calvin Coolidge on Anais Nin
"Men always want to be a woman's first love - women like to be a man's last romance."Calvin Coolidge on Oscar Wilde
"Without feelings of respect, what is there to distinguish men from beasts?"Calvin Coolidge on Confucius
"Man becomes great exactly in the degree in which he works for the welfare of his fellow-men."Calvin Coolidge on Mahatma Gandhi
"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."