Farmers And Farming Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 39 Quotes About Farmers And Farming

#1. In olden times there were warriors, farmers, craftsmen, and merchants. Agriculture was said to be closer to the source of things than trade or manufacturing, and the farmer was said to be "the cupbearer of the gods." He was always able to get by somehow or other and have enough to eat. - Author: Masanobu Fukuoka
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#2. How will you know a good farmer when you meet him? He will not ask you for any favors. - Author: Jane Smiley
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#3. Farmers are respectable and interesting to me in proportion as they are poor. - Author: Henry David Thoreau
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#4. In the past 40 years, the United States lost more than a million farmers and ranchers. Many of our farmers are aging. Today, only nine percent of family farm income comes from farming, and more and more of our farmers are looking elsewhere for their primary source of income. - Author: Tom Vilsack
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#5. The small landholders are the most precious part of a state. - Author: Thomas Jefferson
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#6. It took me a long time and much painful boomeranging of my expectations to achieve a realization everyone else appears to have been born with: That I am nobody but myself. - Author: Ralph Ellison
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#7. There's no money in that," said Will. "Farmers don't make any money. It's the man who buys from him and sells. You'll never make any money farming." Will knew that Cal was feeling him, testing him, observing him, and he approved of that. - Author: John Steinbeck
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#8. Never underestimate a farmer. - Author: Lance Conrad
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#9. As the suns rise, the goat chews. A - Author: Peter Newman
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#10. Carrying a movie is both a great privilege, it's a great opportunity, but it can be a great pressure, and sometimes that can make people behave very oddly. - Author: Kenneth Branagh
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#11. Life has no memory. That which proceeds in succession might be remembered, but that which is coexistent, or ejaculated from a deeper cause, as yet far from being conscious, knows not its own tendency. - Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson
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#12. Farmers facing lower prices have only one option if they want to be able to maintain their standard of living, pay their bills, and service their debt, and that is to produce more [corn] - Author: Michael Pollan
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#13. A technological revolution on the farm has led to an output explosion
but we have not yet learned to harness that explosion usefully, while protecting our farmers' right to full parity income - Author: John F. Kennedy
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#14. The factory farm has succeeded by divorcing people from their food, eliminating farmers, and ruling agriculture by corporate fiat. - Author: Jonathan Safran Foer
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#15. A farmer is dependent on too many things outside his control; it makes for modesty. - Author: Bharati Mukherjee
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#16. Extend your hand; open your heart; share your grace; share your love. - Author: Debasish Mridha
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#17. As I string, a swift rhythm is played out with my hands, a cadence known only to those who have strung tobacco. To many of the poor workers, the meter and rhythm of stringing tobacco is the only poetry they've ever known. - Author: Brenda Sutton Rose
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#18. We must plant the sea and herd its animals using the sea as farmers instead of hunters. That is what civilization is all about - farming replacing hunting. - Author: Jacques-Yves Cousteau
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#19. Green meant water, green patches meant farmers and farmers meant agriculture. Agriculture meant food to eat and food to sell, which meant towns and transport. They had reached civilization. - Author: T.K. Naliaka
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#20. Reading makes you smarter. It really does. - Author: Janette Rallison
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#21. All good farmers become connoisseurs of dirt and dust. - Author: David Mas Masumoto
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#22. I wish, as well as everybody else, to be perfectly happy; but, like everybody else, it must be in my own way. - Author: Jane Austen
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#23. God, who might have directed the assassin's dagger so as to end your career in a moment, has given you this quarter of an hour for repentance. Reflect, then, wretched man, and repent. - Author: Alexandre Dumas
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#24. Friendships are not made in the blur of life. They are made in the margins. - Author: Wayne Cordeiro
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#25. [Dagley] had also taken too much in the shape of muddy political talk, a stimulant dangerously disturbing to his farming conservatism, which consisted in holding that whatever is, is bad, and any change is likely to be worse. - Author: George Eliot
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#26. A robust regional food system that benefits eaters and farmers cannot be achieved in a marketplace that is controlled, top to bottom, by a few firms and that rewards only scale, not innovation, quality, or sustainability. - Author: Wenonah Hauter
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#27. Cultivators of the earth are the most valuable citizens. They are the most vigorous, the most independent, the most virtuous, and they are tied to their country and wedded to its liberty and interests by the most lasting bonds. - Author: Thomas Jefferson
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#28. I'm glad I don't have to make a living farming. Too much hard work. Too many variables you don't have control over, like, is it going to rain? All I can say is, god bless the real farmers out there. - Author: Fuzzy Zoeller
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#29. Forgoing outright atrocity, of which there is so much - too much - right now, aren't the 'life,'body,' and 'face' of Michael Jackson in the running for some of the most abstract events of the last century? - Author: Andrew Durbin
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#30. The farmers in Kansas are sorely in need of a credit system meeting their special requirements, that they may more readily obtain money on short or long time for their farming operations, or that they may become owners of farms. - Author: Arthur Capper
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#31. If it has to be done, you have to do it yourself. - Author: Lailah Gifty Akita
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#32. There is a very strong deal for our farmers to start with. So from the export of farming, which is being looked at to make up some of the lost ground from the resources boom, to just about every area. - Author: Andrew Robb
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#33. No, no, no, no. Who are you? What is this? Don't leave. They're leaving. They've left. - Author: Don DeLillo
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#34. So it would begin. The obligatory questions, the perfunctory answers. Both pretending. Unenthusiastic partners, the two of them, in this tired old dance. - Author: Khaled Hosseini
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#35. Farmers are philosophical. They have learned that it is less wearing to shrug than to beat their breasts. - Author: Ruth Stout
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#36. I think when it comes to Botox and surgery, actresses should do it or not do it, but be honest about their choices. - Author: Debra Winger
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#37. Raw ingredients trump recipes every time; farmers and ranchers who coax the best from the earth can make any of us appear to be a great cook. - Author: Judy Rodgers
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#38. in a short essay I wrote in 1991, Gardening As Agriculture. In that essay I asserted that gardening should be recognized as a serious and important form of agriculture that functions as an incubator for new farmers and farming methods. - Author: Peter Bane
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#39. Urban conservationists may feel entitled to be unconcerned about food production because they are not farmers. But they can't be let off so easily, for they are all farming by proxy. - Author: Wendell Berry
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