Coolidge on big vs. small decisions

In an article for The American Review of Reviews, Bruce Barton quotes Calvin Coolidge reflecting on the 1919 Boston police strike:

“People think that a big decision like that is difficult. It isn’t. Big decisions are easy, because you can see so clearly what ought to be done. It’s the small decisions that make troubles, where there is so much right on both sides.”

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