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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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.
I have noticed that nothing I never said ever did me any harm.
When a great many people are unable to find work, unemployment results.
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.
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.
All growth depends upon activity. There is no development physically or intellectually without effort, and effort means work.
Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers. It may not be difficult to store up in the mind a vast quantity of facts within a comparatively short time, but the ability to form judgments requires the severe discipline of hard work and the tempering heat of experience and maturity.
When large numbers of men are unable to find work, unemployment results.
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.
Collecting more taxes than is absolutely necessary is legalized robbery.
I keep my ideals, because in spite of everything I still believe that people are really good at heart.
As usual, there is a great woman behind every idiot.
I was asked to act when I couldn't act. I was asked to sing 'Funny Face' when I couldn't sing, and dance with Fred Astaire when I couldn't dance - and do all kinds of things I wasn't prepared for. Then I tried like mad to cope with it.
One of the scary things is that, when you're a kid, you look at your dad as the man who has no fear. When you're an adult, you realize your father had fear, and that you have it, too.
You know the good part about all those executions in Texas? Fewer Texans.
Galleries began growing in both number and size in the late seventies, when artists who worked in lofts wanted to exhibit their work in spaces similar to the ones the art was made in.
Everything we do in life is based on fear, especially love.
In the sense that you're not at the centre of power, like a president or prime minister of a major power, everyone is marginalised my position doesn't isn't unique in that respect. I think there are different sorts of relevance in different contexts.
Old age is a tyrant, who forbids, under pain of death, the pleasures of youth.
If you're not ready to die for it, put the word 'freedom' out of your vocabulary.