Quotation by Calvin Coolidge

After all, the chief business of the American people is business. They are profoundly concerned with producing, buying, selling, investing and prospering in the world.
Calvin Coolidge (1872–1933), U.S. president. Foundations of the Republic, ch. 20, Charles Scribner's Sons (1926).

Address before the American Society of Newspaper Editors (January 17, 1925). This is often inaccurately quoted as "The business of America is business."
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