Calvin Coolidge Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old calvin coolidge quotes, calvin coolidge sayings, and calvin coolidge proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


There is new life in the soil for every man. There is healing in the trees for tired minds and for our overburdened spirits, there is strength in the hills, if only we will lift up our eyes. Remember that nature is your great restorer.     

Calvin Coolidge

Christmas is not a time or a season but a state of mind. To cherish peace and good will, to be plenteous in mercy, is to have the real spirit of Christmas.     

Calvin Coolidge

All growth depends upon activity. There is no development physically or intellectually without effort, and effort means work.     

Calvin Coolidge

I have never been hurt by anything I didn't say.     

Calvin Coolidge

Patriotism is easy to understand in America - it means looking out for yourself by looking out for your country.     

Calvin Coolidge

All growth depends upon activity. There is no development physically or intellectually without effort, and effort means work.     

Calvin Coolidge

Little progress can be made by merely attempting to repress what is evil. Our great hope lies in developing what is good.     

Calvin Coolidge

No man ever listened himself out of a job.     

Calvin Coolidge

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

Calvin Coolidge

Heroism is not only in the man, but in the occasion.     

Calvin Coolidge

I have never been hurt by anything I didn't say.     

Calvin Coolidge

It takes a great man to be a good listener.     

Calvin Coolidge

Perhaps one of the most important accomplishments of my administration has been minding my own business.     

Calvin Coolidge

Those who trust to chance must abide by the results of chance.     

Calvin Coolidge

We cannot do everything at once, but we can do something at once.     

Calvin Coolidge

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

Calvin Coolidge

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

Calvin Coolidge

Press on – nothing can take the place of persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not; the world is full of educated derelicts. Perseverance and determination alone are omnipotent.     

Calvin Coolidge

Christmas is not a time or a season but a state of mind. To cherish peace and good will, to be plenteous in mercy, is to have the real spirit of Christmas.      

Calvin Coolidge

It is only when men begin to worship that they begin to grow.     

Calvin Coolidge

All growth depends upon activity. There is no development physically or intellectually without effort, and effort means work.     

Calvin Coolidge

No nation ever had an army large enough to guarantee it against attack in a time of peace or ensure it of victory in time of war.     

Calvin Coolidge

Patriotism is easy to understand in America; it means looking out for yourself by looking out for your country.     

Calvin Coolidge

Christmas is not a time nor a season, but a state of mind. To cherish peace and goodwill, to be plenteous in mercy, is to have the real spirit of Christmas.     

Calvin Coolidge

Collecting more taxes than is absolutely necessary is legalized robbery.     

Calvin Coolidge

Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not: nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent.     

Calvin Coolidge

Prosperity is only an instrument to be used, not a deity to be worshipped.     

Calvin Coolidge

Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not: nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not: the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent.     

Calvin Coolidge

If we judge ourselves only by our aspirations and everyone else only their conduct we shall soon reach a very false conclusion.     

Calvin Coolidge

All growth depends upon activity.     

Calvin Coolidge