Patriotism is easy to understand in America. It means looking out for yourself by looking out for your country.
Quote by Calvin Coolidge
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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.
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.
When a great many people are unable to find work, unemployment results.
It is only when men begin to worship that they begin to grow.
Men speak of natural rights, but I challenge any one to show where in nature any rights existed or were recognized until there was established for their declaration and protection a duly promulgated body of corresponding laws.
Little progress can be made by merely attempting to repress what is evil. Our great hope lies in developing what is good.
If I had permitted my failures, or what seemed to me at the time a lack of success, to discourage me I cannot see any way in which I would ever have made progress.
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 nation ever had an army large enough to guarantee it against attack in time of peace, or ensure it of victory in time of war.
Advertising ministers to the spiritual side of trade. It is great power that has been entrusted to your keeping which charges you with the high responsibility of inspiring and ennobling the commercial world. It is all part of the greater work of the regeneration and redemption of mankind.
We do not covet anything from any nation except their respect.
Men often take their imagination for their heart and they believe they are converted as soon as they think of being converted.
There is a wisdom in this beyond the rules of physic: a man's own observation what he finds good of and what he finds hurt of is the best physic to preserve health.
The very first lesson that I learnt from the Qur'an was the message of unity and peace.
There's an internal battle. I need to work, I need to work, I need to work and I need to be home with my kids and the kids win.
It's the golden age of French cinema again but it's because Sarkozy had the guts to push through copyright law.
A good artist should be isolated. If he isn't isolated, something is wrong.
I'm privileged, because I have a lot of freedom. I want to use it to make as warm and normal a life as I can for our daughters.
You know I say just what I think, and nothing more and less. I cannot say one thing and mean another.
When I get up and work out, I'm working out just as much for my girls as I am for me, because I want them to see a mother who loves them dearly, who invests in them, but who also invests in herself. It's just as much about letting them know as young women that it is okay to put yourself a little higher on your priority list.