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Grace Coolidge

  • [To the maid who dropped the turkey on the floor at a White House dinner:] Never mind, Mary. Just take this turkey back to the kitchen and bring in the other one.

    • Grace Coolidge,
    • in Bennett Cerf, The Laugh's on Me ()
  • If a man amounts to much in this world, he must encounter many and varied annoyances whose number mounts as his effectiveness increases.

    • Grace Coolidge,
    • in Paul F. Boller, Jr., Presidential Wives ()
  • It has been my unbroken policy not to see newspaper writers or give interviews to anyone. At the word interview spoken or written my ears go up and my chin out.

    • Grace Coolidge,
    • letter (1928), in William O. Foss, First Ladies Quotations Book ()

Grace Coolidge, U.S. first lady

(1879 - 1957)

Full name: Grace Anna Goodhue Coolidge.