“Democracy is not a tearing down; it is a building up. It is not denial of the divine right of kings; it supplements that same with the assertion of the divine right of all men. It does not destroy; it fulfills. It is the consummation of all theories of government, the spirit of which all the nations of the earth must yield. It is the great constructive course of the ages.”

Calvin Coolidge, 30th President of the United States

Quote Number: 932

Source: Coolidge, Calvin. “Equal Rights.” Speech, 1920. Authentic History Center. http://www.authentichistory.com/special/nationsforum/NF_17_Equal_Rights-Calvin_Coolidge.html

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