Jim's Favorite Famous Quote, Quip, Axiom, and Maxim Repository
President Calvin Coolidge
John Coolidge
President Calvin Coolidge.
BornJuly 4, 1872
Plymouth, Vermont
DiedJanuary 5, 1933
Northampton, Massachusetts
Thirtieth President of the United States 1923-1929. Vice President of the United States 1921-1923. Governor of Massachusetts, 1919-1921.

The repository contains seven quotes from President Calvin Coolidge.


Nothing in the world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not. Genius will not. Education will not. Persistence and determination are omnipotent.


You donít have to explain something you never said.


No person was ever honored for what he received. Honor has been the reward for what he gave.

FamePolitics and Government

In public life it is sometimes necessary in order to appear really natural to be actually artificial.


If you see ten troubles coming down the road, you can be sure that nine will run into the ditch before they reach you and you have to battle with only one of them.

America and PatriotismClassicsBusiness

The chief business of the American people is business.


Four-fifths of all our troubles in this life would disappear if we would only sit down and keep still.