Quotation by Calvin Coolidge

We need more of the Office Desk and less of the Show Window in politics. Let men in office substitute the midnight oil for the limelight.
Calvin Coolidge (1872–1933), U.S. president. Have Faith in Massachusetts, ch. 6, Houghton, Mifflin (1919).

Campaign speech (September 1916).
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