Silent Cal's Almanack: The Homespun Wit and Wisdom of Vermont's Calvin Coolidge

Sarah Palin: "one of our
most underrated
presidents . . .
Americans are
awakening again to the
wisdom of President
Coolidge . . ."

"He wrote simply,
innocently, artlessly," H.
L. Mencken once noted
regarding Coolidge's
prose, "He forgot all the
literary affectations and
set down his ideas
exactly as they came
into his head. The result
was a bald, but
strangely appealing
piece of writing--a
composition of almost
Lincolnian austerity and
The true Vermonter was
in every line of it."

Tim Naftali, Director of
the Richard Nixon
Presidential Library and
"If you want to balance:
it's Coolidge versus
[Franklin D.] Roosevelt
in dealing with the
Calvin Coolidge -