“Nothing in the world can take the place of Persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not; the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and Determination alone are omnipotent. The slogan “Press On” has solved and will always solve the problems of the human race.”

Calvin Coolidge 30TH US PRESIDENT

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Anonymous FEBRUARY 7, 2021
Calvin Coolidge was a great man.

Tom King from San Jose, California NOVEMBER 16, 2020
My mother kept a framed copy of "Press On" on the wall. I have always found it deeply moving.

Paulie from Ashtabula ohio AUGUST 15, 2019
I was born in Cleveland 1964 .my Father had this statement on a poster in our livingroom,I memorized this at age 6,1970.I am glad to see that is has perpetuated to this time .pass this to the next generation

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Deborah from New Jersey JULY 6, 2017
My husband and I owned a print shop for 30 years from the mid seventies until 2006.In the early days of our business we worked almost 24-7 ourselves so we could get the business off the ground.One day a customer came in to have a copy made of "Press On" . I made a copy for us and taped it to the wall. It was so inspiring that it kept me from dispair. I am not a genius, or overly talented, and I didn't have a college education. But I am determined and I never give up. And a positive attitude will deliver positive results. I am glad I found my mantra again, to be printed out and followed all of these later.

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