Who is Calvin CoolidgeCalvin Coolidge (born John Calvin Coolidge Jr.; /ˈkuːlɪdʒ/; July 4, 1872 – January 5, 1933) was an American politician and lawyer who served as the 30th president of the United States from 1923 to 1929. A Republican lawyer from New England, born in Vermont, Coolidge worked his way up the ladder of Massachusetts state politics, eventually becoming governor of Massachusetts. His response to the Boston Police Strike of 1919 thrust him into the national spotlight and gave him a reputation as a man of decisive action. The next year, he was elected the 29th vice president of the United States, and he succeeded to the presidency upon the sudden death of Warren G. Harding in 1923. Elected in his own right in 1924, he gained a reputation as a small-government conservative and also a...
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- 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.
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- Iherb1990code: the slogan ‘press on’ has solved and always will solve the problems of the human race.calvin coolidge *&*~iherb
- Davidcranmerun1: grandson of the banker darius ogden mills. mills was appointed in 1927, by president calvin coolidge as the undersecretary of the treasury, serving under secretary andrew w. mellon. in 1932, mills was appointed by president herbert hoover as secretary of the treasury.
- Mental_floss: 1. calvin coolidge is the only president born on the fourth of july.
- Newleafjournal: on july 4, 1918, then massachusetts lt. gov calvin coolidge delivered remarks on u.s.-japan relations.
- Kedibonyemandu: all growth depends upon activity. there is no development physically or intellectually without effort, and effort means work. -calvin coolidge