The Farm Life Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 56 Quotes About The Farm Life

#1. He's weak, afraid and dumber than your dog.
Besides, you gonna bet the farm on a pig?

The Alien Club - Author: Trel Sidoruk
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#2. Life on the farm had fed his soul since he was a child. he was ever grateful to Gott for giving him a chance to work the land and live by the seasons. It was a good life...but a lonely one for a man his age, a man too old to be living with his family. - Author: Rosalind Lauer
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#3. Today promised not to be about the ecstasy of life on a farm. Today was the day we were "processing" broilers or, to abandon euphemism, killing chickens. - Author: Michael Pollan
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#4. Finn fell asleep draped in Kittens and dreamed that the corn walked the earth on skinny white roots, liked to joke with the crows, and wasn't afraid of anything. - Author: Laura Ruby
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#5. Photographer James Nachtwey has spent his professional life in the places people most want to avoid: war zones and refugee camps, the city flattened by an earthquake, the village swallowed by a flood, the farm hollowed out by famine. - Author: Nancy Gibbs
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#6. Little Joe was still behind him. Eli could feel it. He wanted to look back, but he couldn't. The tears were too close. If he were Fancy, he'd turn around and kick and buck and moo and do just about anything to keep his calf near. But Eli wasn't Fancy; he was a farmer. - Author: Sandra Neil Wallace
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#7. Life on a small farm might seem primitive, but by living such a life we become able to discover the Great Path. I believe that one who deeply respects his neighborhood and everyday world in which he lives will be shown the greatest of all worlds. - Author: Masanobu Fukuoka
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#8. Life on a farm is a school of patience; you can't hurry the crops or make an ox in two days. - Author: Henri Alain Liogier
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#9. I want to get a farm where I am going to live for the rest of my life. I like the idea of a secluded place. - Author: Gisele Bundchen
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#10. What I learned growing up on the farm was a way of life that was centered on hard work, and on faith and on thrift. Those values have stuck with me my whole life. - Author: Rick Perry
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#11. My goats are not contemplative, accepting, or introspective. They are the Greek chorus of my farm, sometimes of my life. They watch me closely and remind me that I am foolish. - Author: Jon Katz
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#12. The simple life on the farm was everything to me. Nothing was more relaxing after a long plane flight than to reach the winding driveway that led up to my house. The quiet of the night was more soothing than a sleeping pill. - Author: Elisabeth Kubler-Ross
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#13. Warm familiar scents drift softly from the oven,
And imprint forever upon our hearts
That this is home
and that we are loved. - Author: Arlene Stafford-Wilson
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#14. Of course people don't want war. Why should a poor slob on a farm want to risk his life in a war when the best thing he can get out of it is to come back to his farm in one piece? - Author: Hermann Goring
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#15. I have spent my life reassembling the family farm. - Author: Max Burns
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#16. The cost to reconnect animals to live in natural settings without human support is a debt that many animals in transition must honor with their lives. - Author: Young Tim
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#17. Still, we often talked on the farm of the Safaris that we had been on. Camping places fix themselves in your mind as if you had spent long periods of your life in them. You will remember a curve of your wagon track in the grass of the plain, like the features of a friend. - Author: Karen Blixen
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#18. I walked through the house to the back porch and found the screen door covered top to bottom, side to side, with cats meowing for food ... They were so thick on the door I could barely see the light between them. - Author: Earl B. Russell
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#19. Life on a farm was fraught with hard work that reaped greater rewards ...
It was the things in life that required hard work that meant the most to her. - Author: Sarah Price
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#20. I did as much as I could: raising chickens, pushing an ice-cream cart, bagging walnuts, driving a tractor on a beet farm, working on the railroad. I think this eclectic career helped me a lot in life. - Author: Charles R. Schwab
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#21. Here's my life - I have to mine it, farm it, trade it, tenant it, and when the lease is up it cannot be renewed. - Author: Jeanette Winterson
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#22. One of the greatest assets of a farm is the sheer ecstasy of life. - Author: Joel Salatin
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#23. I'm bred for farm work, and for such folk, the only A's you get come from effort. Strife and strain are all the world can offer, and they temper you into something unbreakable because Lord knows they'll try
without let up
to break you. - Author: Mary Karr
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#24. HELPED are those who love the entire cosmos rather than their own tiny country, city, or farm, for to them will be shown the unbroken web of life and the meaning of infinity. - Author: Alice Walker
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#25. I was raised on a family farm in western Minnesota. So I didn't have the background to prepare me for this business life. - Author: Glen Taylor
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#26. All we know, Midnight. The best of all we know. For Chestry Valley and its master we loved. For Nana. For Sugarloaf and Brimstone Farm. For Pop and Mom and Tom. For the foals to come. For yesterday and for all tomorrows, we dance the best we know. For good-by. - Author: Kate Seredy
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#27. 5 Fieldworker life expectancy: 49 years. Antonio Velasco, M.D., Farm Workers in the 1990s. Forty-nine is akin to Somalia (United Nations report) and thirty years less than in the U.S. (CIA World Factbook, 2008). Camels and catfish live longer. - Author: David Marin
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#28. Many of us who aren't farmers or gardeners still have some element of farm nostalgia in our family past, real or imagined: a secret longing for some connection to a life where a rooster crows in the yard. - Author: Barbara Kingsolver
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#29. Until I was 21, I wasn't going into the media. I was a professional show jumper; I was going to have a farm ... Then my father died, and it changed my life. I realised I had to have a go at being a journalist to see if I could cut the mustard. - Author: Jonathan Dimbleby
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#30. They got a manure machine in there," Keller said. He went up to the barn and peeked through a hole between tow boards. "On wheels. It's fun to ride sometimes, when you don't care how you smell. - Author: Sandra Neil Wallace
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#31. I have represented farmers in federal court during the Iowa farm crisis. A farmer from Butler County. I don't think Sen. Grassley had that life experience. It's just a simple difference of who we are and where we've come from. - Author: Bruce Braley
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#32. These are things I'd never seen before, they were very disturbing and they were very compelling to try and do something to change the situation for the animals. Farm animals are providing us with the food to stay alive, so I think we really owe them a decent life while they are alive. - Author: Jan Cameron
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#33. My greatest accomplishment is succeeding in life, and I owe that to my family and twenty years in the military. I don't regret leaving the farm and ranch for the Army. Although I may have been a disappointment to my father, I achieved more than he could ever dream of in his short life. - Author: Tom Johnson
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#34. In 1840 I was called from my farm to undertake the administration of public affairs and I foresaw that I was called to a bed of thorns. I now leave that bed which has afforded me little rest, and eagerly seek repose in the quiet enjoyments of rural life. - Author: John Tyler
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#35. What we dedicate today is not a memorial to war, rather it's a tribute to the physical and moral courage that makes heroes out of farm and city boys and that inspires Americans in every generation to lay down their lives for people they will never meet, for ideals that make life itself worth living. - Author: Bob Dole
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#36. Why does no one speak of the cultural advantages of the country? For example, is a well groomed, ecologically kept, sustainably fertile farm any less cultural, any less artful, than paintings of fat angels on church ceilings? - Author: Gene Logsdon
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#37. Blaming your faults on your nature does not change the nature of your faults. After growing up on a dairy farm, everything in life seemed easy - Author: Mike Johanns
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#38. Keep the weeds of negative influence from your life. 'Farm' the seeds of constructive influence. - Author: Jim Rohn
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#39. When his life was ruined, his family killed, his farm destroyed, Job knelt down on the ground and yelled up to the heavens, "Why god? Why me?" and the thundering voice of God answered, There's just something about you that pisses me off. - Author: Stephen King
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#40. A farmer travelling with his load Picked up a horseshoe on the road, And nailed if fast to his barn door, That luck might down upon him pour; That every blessing known in life Might crown his homestead and his wife, And never any kind of harm Descend upon his growing farm. - Author: James Thomas Fields
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#41. We need only to close our eyes and we are back on the Third Line, walking up the lane, through the yard and entering the bright, warm kitchen. We are home again. - Author: Arlene Stafford-Wilson
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#42. Some things were done a certain way and they had been done that same way for ages. Most of the time it was a good thing, a reliable thing, and we grew up being able to count on life being very predictable and very dependable. - Author: Arlene Stafford-Wilson
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#43. The air was fresh and crisp and had a distinct smell which was a mixture of the dried leaves on the ground and the smoke from the chimneys and the sweet ripe apples that were still clinging onto the branches in the orchard behind the house. - Author: Arlene Stafford-Wilson
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#44. I was born and brought up near a village in Nottinghamshire and in my childhood enjoyed the freedom of the rather isolated country life. After the First World War, my father had bought a small farm, which became a marvelous playground for his five children. - Author: Godfrey Hounsfield
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#45. For we must farm or die. In undertaking farming we undertake a responsibility covering the whole life cycle. We can break it or keep it whole. We have broken it, but there is yet time to mend it; perhaps only just time. - Author: Walter Ernest Christopher James
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#46. I had a very simple life growing up in the farm country outside of Perugia, and biscotti and warm milk with a tiny bit of coffee were a big part of my morning ritual before walking to school. - Author: Brunello Cucinelli
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#47. It is important that our relationship with farm animals is reciprocal. We owe animals a decent life and a painless death. I have observed that the people who are completely out of touch with nature are the most afraid of death ... - Author: Temple Grandin
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#48. 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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#49. Why does the United States spend more than $20 billion a year on farm programs but less than $4 billion a year on education and early care for children in the critical first two years of life? Are corn and soybeans really a higher priority for America's future than our children? - Author: Nicholas D. Kristof
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#50. In the shop, breathing the scent of dusty grease and oil; in the old house, staring into the living room where Dad and Jake used to take naps together on the couch; in the sheep barn, remembering the joy implicit in so much baaing life; in every inch of the farm, I recalled my father's presence. - Author: Julene Bair
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#51. I would say my fraternity was nothing but a bunch of farm boys; we weren't really in the whole fraternity scene, but yeah, that's a safe assessment of who I am. I've lived that life, growing up in agriculture and then going off to college and joining a fraternity, livin' that life. - Author: Luke Bryan
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#52. And she understood. She would have done the same. She understood, too, why she'd been wrong to offer Ballyhara as a substitute for land he'd farmed all his life. It made all his work meaningless, and the work of his sons, his brothers, his father, his father's father. - Author: Alexandra Ripley
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#53. CONCERNED AS HE is that the usable be put to use, that there be no waste, still there is nothing utilitarian or mechanistic about Mr. Lapp's farm - or his mind. His aim, it seems, is not that the place should be put to the fullest use, but that it should have the most abundant life. - Author: Wendell Berry
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#54. I lived the first five years of my life on a farm in Union City, Michigan, with my mom and grandparents. It was the most magical time of my life. - Author: Patricia Polacco
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#55. In Haven, old houses didn't settle. They carried a life of their own, and Blackwater farm was no exception. This was a house that would never be a home. The best they could hope for would be to co-exist with the ghosts of the past.
- The Silent Twin - Author: Caroline Mitchell
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#56. I suppose the desire to go to town helped make me ambitious, and the allure of the worlds that came in over the radio also helped. But the rewards of growing up on a farm were far greater in many ways than life in town. - Author: Bobbie Ann Mason
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