Calvin Coolidge Says, October 17, 1930

February 1, 2021

Date: October 17, 1930 Location: Northampton, MA (Original document available here) If some current statements are to be taken seriously we are expecting too much from free government. Notwithstanding the excellent practice of voting our ideals, nevertheless we have a representative government that must necessarily be about what we ourselves are. We demand entire freedom […]

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Calvin Coolidge Says, May 12, 1931

January 22, 2021

Date: May 12, 1931 Location: Northampton, MA (Original document available here) All through the ages people have been seeking some material security outside themselves. It has not yet been found. There is a possibility that the quest is a delusion. Great nations have arisen and sought safety in mighty armaments, great men have sought safety […]

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Calvin Coolidge Says, April 9, 1931

December 1, 2020

Date: April 9, 1931 Location: Northampton, MA (Original document available here) We cannot make any proper estimate of the present or the future without taking into consideration the natural and unconquerable impulse of human nature to improve, produce, and progress. Left to itself it will find a way. A reliable publication recently stated that last year […]

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