Those who trust to chance must abide by the results of chance.
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 more and more people are thrown out of work, unemployment results.
We do not need more intellectual power, we need more spiritual power. We do not need more of the things that are seen, we need more of the things that are unseen.
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.
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.
It is only when men begin to worship that they begin to grow.
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.
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.
In any great organization it is far, far safer to be wrong with the majority than to be right alone.
The attempt to combine wisdom and power has only rarely been successful and then only for a short while.
Making movies is a way of understanding myself and the world.
To keep the heart unwrinkled, to be hopeful, kindly, cheerful, reverent - that is to triumph over old age.
Movies are a fad. Audiences really want to see live actors on a stage.
I tend to stay up late, not because I'm partying but because it's the only time of the day when I'm alone and don't have to be performing.
How soon hath Time, the subtle thief of youth, Stolen on his wing my three-and-twentieth year.
Some people go to priests others to poetry I to my friends.
My Dad, a small-town lawyer, was also named Paul. Until we lost him when I was 16, he was a gentle presence in my life. I like to think he'd be proud of me and my sister and brothers, because I'm sure proud of him and of where I come from, Janesville, Wisconsin.
I love marriage.