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Top 100 Quotes About The Farmer

#1. Like all real treasures of the mind, perception can be split into infinitely small fractions without losing its quality. The weeds in a city lot convey the same lesson as the redwoods; the farmer may see in his cow-pasture what may not be vouchsafed to the scientist adventuring in the South Seas. - Author: Aldo Leopold
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#2. The day I initiated divorce proceedings against Michael Farmer, I was ready to retire to a desert cave and rethink my life. - Author: Gloria Swanson
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#3. Tumbrils of the Revolution. But that Woodman and that Farmer, - Author: Charles Dickens
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#4. I see this [biodiesel] as a way for the farmer to grow fuel and food and put him back in business again - Author: Willie Nelson
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#5. I could do it," Listen boasted. "Show me how and I could run the whole damn planet."
"You can't even reach the on button," said Cienfuegos. - Author: Nancy Farmer
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#6. Food delights us, food unites us, food embodies the soil, the sea and the weather, the farmer's sweat and the fisherman's toil. - Author: Don George
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#7. That was the best kind of story: when the teller was as much under its spell as the listener. - Author: Nancy Farmer
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#8. An old farmer once asked my husband and me how long we'd been in the country. "Five years," we answered. "Well, then," he said, "you've seen rain. - Author: Kathleen Norris
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#9. So know this, little one. Whether you are the Messiah, or you become a rabbi, or even if you are nothing more than a farmer, here is the sum of all I can teach you, and all that I know: treat others as you would like to be treated. Can you remember that? - Author: Christopher Moore
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#10. What the Secretary of Agriculture is trying to do is to teach the farmer corn acreage control, and the hogs birth control, and one is just as hard to make understand it as the other. - Author: Will Rogers
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#11. A teacher is a sower of seed, a spiritual agriculturist, while he who teaches himself is the wise farmer of his own mental plot. - Author: James Allen
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#12. Do not sow the Word of God plus man's philosophies, man's theories, man's traditions. Just sow the pure Word of God. A good farmer washes his seed before he sows it. A good spiritual farmer makes sure he does not mix God's Word with anything defiling. - Author: Warren W. Wiersbe
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#13. I mean, 3-D adds a whole level of 'oh my goodness' to the movie in good ways and bad ways that you have to deal with. We've overcome any obstacle that we've ever had because we have a great 3-D crew, Max and the guys at Paradise 3-D. - Author: Todd Farmer
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#14. 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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#15. The main problem is to free your mind when you play. I find that in my own playing, whenever I feel any kind of tension, I'm restricted to playing the most fundamental kinds of things. - Author: Art Farmer
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#16. A real farmer. He spent his childhood in the wheat, and his marriage in the hay. - Author: Mae West
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#17. The duty of the individual farmer, at this time, is to increase his production, particularly of food crops. - Author: David F. Houston
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#18. It's a really interesting and diverse business. You're a farmer first, then a winemaker, then you're onto marketing and distribution. So it's multi-faceted and really engaging. I've learned more in the last couple years than in the ten prior to that, so it's been pretty interesting. - Author: Drew Bledsoe
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#19. We, who are the living, possess the past. Tomorrow is for our martyrs. - Author: James L. Farmer Jr.
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#20. Though he works and worries, the farmer
never reaches down to where the seed turns
into summer. The earth grants. - Author: Rainer Maria Rilke
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#21. I must personally say that I do question the sincerity and nonviolent intentions of some civil rights leaders such as Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Mr. James Farmer, and others, who are known to have left-wing associations. - Author: Jerry Falwell
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#22. Unfortunately in the U.S., the courts have pretty much sided with the GMO lobby and suggesting that a farmer has no rights to be protected from GMO contamination. - Author: Joel Salatin
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#23. She was like a farmer who keeps horses in order to haul away the manure that they generate. - Author: Paula Marantz Cohen
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#24. To fatten a pig, a farmer will feed him well. The pig must think his life a paradise, never knowing he gorges himself so that he will be fatter for the knife later on. - Author: David Anthony Durham
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#25. We played more rock music when we were writing the script. 'Renegade'. All of the Styx songs. All of the old '70's and '80's music, that's the stuff that's pounding in the background while we were doing this stuff. It's a part of those movies. - Author: Todd Farmer
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#26. As he farmed, hard labor left his hands callused, the sun bleached his hair, his face leathered, and his heart throbbed with music. - Author: Brenda Sutton Rose
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#27. I am one for whom dangers are play-
things
One who empties men of their
strength as a nut from its shell
The charms you use I chop up for
relish on my porridge
Beware! I am a deadly mamba
Wrestler of legends
A hive of hornets
A man among men - Author: Nancy Farmer
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#28. Even if it was a difficult operation to copy a song, it only takes one person to do it. After that the spread of the song via the Internet or other means of propagation is only limited by the honesty of the users. - Author: Dan Farmer
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#29. Ebola has not yet come into contact with modern medicine in West Africa. But when protocols for the provision of high quality supportive care are followed, the case fatality rate for Ebola may be lower than 20 percent. - Author: Paul Farmer
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#30. The arrogance of the young is a direct result of not having known enough consequences. The turkey that every day greedily approaches the farmer who tosses him grain is not wrong. It is just that no one ever told him about Thanksgiving. - Author: Harry Golden
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#31. James 5:7b-8. 'See how the farmer waits for the land to yield its valuable crop and how patient he is for the autumn and spring rains. You too, be patient and stand firm, because the Lord's coming is near. - Author: Gretchen Fields
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#32. Eventually a guy behind the hog farmer broke ranks, and stepped forward. A pragmatist, clearly. He walked to the car and lifted the hatchback and put the bags inside, one by one, first Keever's, then Chang's. - Author: Lee Child
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#33. The current situation reminds me too much of the fable of the
farmer whose chickens are dying. The local priest gives one remedy af-
ter another - prayers, potions, oaths - until all of the chickens are dead.
"Too bad," says the priest, "I had so many other good ideas. - Author: Jeffrey D. Sachs
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#34. Love is to the heart what the summer is to the farmer's year. It brings to harvest all the loveliest flowers of the soul. - Author: Billy Graham
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#35. Thou hast seen a farmer's dog bark at a beggar? And the creature run from the cur. There thou mightst behold the great image of authority-a dog's obeyed in office. - Author: William Shakespeare
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#36. The Sunday School teacher talked too much in the way our grade school teacher used to when she told us about George Washington. Pleasant, pretty stories, but not true. - Author: Frances Farmer
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#37. I certainly feel that the time is not far distant when a knowledge of the principles of diet will be an essential part of one's education. Then mankind will eat to live, be able to do better mental and physical work and disease will be less frequent. - Author: Fannie Farmer
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#38. It is no idle phrase that man was made in God's image. There is something worth saving in the worst of us, and out of this something a new man may be fashioned. - Author: Philip Jose Farmer
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#39. The finest things I have seen are dead places: a shuttered amusement park I entered by bribing a night watchman with the price of a drink; an abandoned barn in which, the farmer said, half a dozen bigfoots had been living the summer before. - Author: Neil Gaiman
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#40. Love one another, make something with your hands, and exalt the farmer. - Author: Nick Offerman
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#41. Just like if you were brought up on a farm, you would most likely carry on your father's business as a farmer; I was brought up in the kitchen and ended up becoming a chef. - Author: Martin Yan
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#42. The farmer is a poor creature who skins the land and leaves it worthless to his children. The farmer is a good farmer who, having enabled the land to support himself and to provide for the education of his children, leaves it to them a little better than he found it himself. - Author: Theodore Roosevelt
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#43. By avarice and selfishness, and a groveling habit, from which none of us is free, of regarding the soil as property, or the means of acquiring property chiefly, the landscape is deformed, husbandry is degraded with us, and the farmer leads the meanest of lives. He knows Nature but as a robber. - Author: Henry David Thoreau
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#44. My father was a prosperous hatter-farmer - making hats for the local markets during the winter months, tilling his little ten-acre farm during the summer time. - Author: Jenkin Lloyd Jones
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#45. After conducting a concert in a small town, I once received the following note from a farmer who had attended the performance: "Dear Sir, I wish to inform you that the man who played the long thing you pull in and out only did so during the brief periods you were looking at him." - Author: Arturo Toscanini
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#46. There is a quiet about the life of a farmer, and the hope of a serene old age, that no other business or profession can promise. - Author: Robert Green Ingersoll
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#47. They reminded me of the biggest liar I ever knew personally. Was a farmer, too. Reputation of pretty good farmer at that, but he lied so he had to hire another man to call his pigs. - Author: Esther Forbes
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#48. The biggest public health challenge is rebuilding health systems. In other words, if you look at cholera or maternal mortality or tuberculosis in Haiti, they're major problems in Haiti, but the biggest problem is rebuilding systems. - Author: Paul Farmer
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#49. Silicon Valley is constantly saying that the government is irrelevant and powerless. But that's because most people there have never seen it get serious. - Author: Dan Farmer
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#50. Its the actions one produces that will lead them toward the unknown. - Author: Steven Farmer
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#51. Is it any more moral to dilute the value of the purchasing power of the money you hold in your wallet than it is for the farmer to dilute the milk supply with water? - Author: Ron Paul
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#52. Boudicca MacDaede was not the most striking of women, but she had a wryness in character and heartiness in form that recommended her to the rough demands of a farmer's daughter and a soldier's sufferance." ~ First two lines of book 1 in the Haanta Series - Author: Michelle Franklin
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#53. One of the things we have to acknowledge is that if you look at Haiti, many billions of dollars have gone into development aid there that have not been effective. - Author: Paul Farmer
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#54. The man who sows wrong thoughts and deeds and prays that God will bless him is in the position of a farmer who, having sown tares, asks God to bring forth for him a harvest of wheat. - Author: James Allen
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#55. The way is open, comrades, free as Space
Alone is free. The only gold is love,
A coin that we have minted from the light
Of others who have cared for us on Earth
And who have deposited in us the power
That nerves our nerves to seize the burning stars. - Author: Philip Jose Farmer
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#56. You can milk a cow the wrong way once and still be a farmer, but vote the wrong way on a water tower and you can be in trouble. - Author: John F. Kennedy
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#57. As the farmer said, I'm not greedy, all I want is the land next to mine. - Author: Laurence J. Peter
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#58. I'm like a small farmer who interacts with people who consume what I make and tend my little patch of ground, and the Spotifys of the world, which are like McDonald's, are going to make people less aware of how the thing gets made and of its value. - Author: David Bazan
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#59. A type of humility marks a real farmer. Those of us who battle nature all year must ultimately accept the had we're dealt. - Author: David Mas Masumoto
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#60. And if they don't believe us, I can give them the ghost eyes, you can go all big and threatening, Farmer can do his cracknob simpleton, and my lady can don her nobleness. We'll do all right. - Author: Tamora Pierce
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#61. Since I do not believe that there should be different recommendations for people living in the Bronx and people living in Manhattan, I am uncomfortable making different recommendations for my patients in Boston and in Haiti. - Author: Paul Farmer
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#62. Three blind mice ... three blind mice, See how they run, See how they runt
They all run after the farmer's wife, She cut oft their tails with a carving
knife, Did you ever see such a sight in your life, As three ... blind ... mice? - Author: Daniel Keyes
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#63. I'm one of six kids, and the eight of us lived for over a decade in either a bus or a boat. - Author: Paul Farmer
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#64. Paul Farmer has helped to build amazing health care system in one of the poorest areas of Haiti. He founded Partners in Health, which serves the destitute and the sick in many parts of the world from Haiti to Boston and from Russia to Peru. - Author: Tracy Kidder
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#65. God gives us humans everything we need to flourish, but he's not the one who's supposed to divvy up the loot ... You want to see where Christ crucified abides today? Go to where the poor are suffering and fighting back, and that's where He is. - Author: Paul Farmer
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#66. When a scarecrow blows apart in a gale wind, the farmer just props up another one. It's the job to be done that's important, not who does it. - Author: Gregory Maguire
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#67. She would drink until the trembling stopped. Then she would wilt over the piano like one of Celia's spinaches when Tam Lin forgot to water the garden. - Author: Nancy Farmer
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#68. The glory of the farmer is that, in the division of labors, it is his part to create. All trade rests at last on his primitive activity. He stands close to Nature; he obtains from the earth the bread and the meat. The food which was not, he causes to be. - Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson
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#69. There is a shortage of hard R. It was the story and the character. He's never played a character like this and so that was the thing that really won him over. The story itself, on the surface - Patrick and I love actors almost in a geeky kind of way. - Author: Todd Farmer
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#70. Most of all, it was the wild music that impressed Matt. It did the same thing that playing the piano had done when he was frightened and lonely. It took him into another world where only beauty existed and where he was sage from hatred and disappointment and death. - Author: Nancy Farmer
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#71. We are such spendthrifts with our lives, the trick of living is to slip on and off the planet with the least fuss you can muster. I'm not running for sainthood. I just happen to think that in life we need to be a little like the farmer, who puts back into the soil what he takes out. - Author: Paul Newman
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#72. The vocation, whether it be that of the farmer or the architect, is a function; the exercise of this function as regards the man himself is the most indispensable means of spiritual development, and as regards his relation to society the measure of his worth. - Author: Ananda Coomaraswamy
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#73. In the Illinois State Capitol, in Springfield, farmer-legislators write the agriculture laws. - Author: Bill Dedman
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#74. A man driving a wagonload of children in a cage doesn't have to state his business. A farmer whose flesh lies sunken around his bones, and whose eyes are the colour of hunger, doesn't have to explain himself if he walks up to such a man. Hunger lies beneath all of our ugliest transactions. - Author: Mark Lawrence
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#75. The other girls in the village never felt restless. Nhamo was like a pot of boiling water. 'I want ... I want ... ,' she whispered to herself, but she didn't know what she wanted and she had no idea how to find it. - Author: Nancy Farmer
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#76. I am not a pig farmer. The pigs had a great time, but I didn't make any money. - Author: Willie Nelson
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#77. Nic is definitely a car guy because Nic and [William] Fichtner and Billy, these guys go on and on about the cars. So we had no choice but to do our research and get everything right because they were going to nail us if we didn't. - Author: Todd Farmer
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#78. Now we have lit a candle to the power Of atoms; now we know we're heirs of light Itself ... - Author: Philip Jose Farmer
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#79. The burly woodsman who attaks the diminutive pine of the east must experience remorse, as would a strong man who made war upon a boy, but [the Redwood] is something to compel his respect; he must feel that in grappling with these monsters he is doing the work of a Hercules. - Author: Jared Farmer
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#80. We want to be on the winning team, but at the risk of turning our backs on the losers, no, it is not worth it. So we fight the long defeat. - Author: Paul Farmer
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#81. I've done some stuff with Thomas Jane and Tim Bradstreet in the comic world and it was interesting to me how close to a screenplay a comic can be. Certainly a four issue comic can be a four act structured screenplay and so I would totally be for that. - Author: Todd Farmer
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#82. Just before our wedding, a German coffee farmer warned me that I was about to make a big mistake. "The longer you live in Arusha, the poorer you'll be," he said. "Don't give up your life in America. There is nothing for you here." My - Author: Sara Tucker
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#83. Sculptors, poets, painters, musicians-they're the traditional purveyors of Beauty. But it can as easily be created by a gardener, a farmer, a plumber, a careworker. - Author: Charles De Lint
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#84. What our family has done is participate in the farm programs. And so the farm programs I think essentially almost every farmer in South Dakota has participated in those, and they haven't been bailouts, they have been programs that the United States has put forward for farmers to participate in. - Author: Kristi Noem
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#85. Agriculture is the greatest and fundamentally the most important of our industries. The cities are but the branches of the tree of national life, the roots of which go deeply into the land. We all flourish or decline with the farmer. - Author: Bernard Baruch
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#86. 1 Blue River Country As an agricultural region, Missouri is not surpassed by any state in the Union. It is indeed the farmer's kingdom. . . . - The History of Jackson County, Missouri, 1881 I - Author: David McCullough
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#87. To see rich land eaten away by erosion, to stand by as continual cultivation on sloping fields wears away the best soil, is enough to make a good farmer sick at heart. - Author: Henry A. Wallace
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#88. I wish I could say courteous flatteries to you," the farmer continued in an easier tone, "and put my rugged feeling into a graceful shape: but I have neither power nor patience to learn such things. - Author: Thomas Hardy
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#89. At the time the world was all upside down. The American people were beginning to move around a lot. The old hometown ties had been pretty much broken. The theme of Farmer Takes a Wife appealed to people. Everybody was homesick. And it sold and sold and sold. - Author: John Gould
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#90. I can support co-ops if they want to do it as we've known co-ops in America for 150 years - where they serve the purposes of the consuming public, whether it's health care or whether it's co-ops as we know them in the Midwest, providing electricity or to sell supplies to farmer. - Author: Chuck Grassley
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#91. My father was a tomato farmer. There is the phrase that says he or she worked their fingers to the bone, well, that's my dad. And he was a very good man. - Author: Sidney Poitier
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#92. My father was a man who didn't consider himself learned. He was a man who liked to be a farmer. He enjoyed his dairy farm and felt the calling. So there was a dedication. I was dedicated as a child to the service of God, and so there was this continual centering of a greater purpose than your own. - Author: Phil Jackson
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#93. It came down to so many factors: an underdog who refused to surrender, a presumed victor who refused to fight, disgruntled Democrats - on the left and right - who, by deserting their party, merely strengthened it, and fearful Republican farmers, who in the end, proved more farmer than Republican. - Author: David Pietrusza
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#94. The only difference between a pigeon and the American farmer today is that a pigeon can still make a deposit on a John Deere. - Author: Jim Hightower
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#95. A rancher is a farmer who farms the public lands with a herd of four-legged lawn mowers. - Author: Edward Abbey
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#96. The plough is to the farmer what the wand is to the sorcerer. Its effect is really like sorcery. - Author: Thomas Jefferson
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#97. I'll go grocery shopping at the farmer's market on a Sunday and already know what I'm going to cook for the next two, three or four days. - Author: Tia Mowry
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#98. Everyone gives what he has. The soldier gives strength, the merchant goods, the teacher instruction, the farmer rice, the fisherman fish. - Author: Hermann Hesse
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#99. Soil is a living ecosystem, and is a farmer's most precious asset. A farmer's productive capacity is directly related to the health of his or her soil. - Author: Howard Warren Buffett
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#100. Is there anything sadder than the foods of the 1950s? Canned, frozen, packaged concoctions, served up by the plateful, three meals per day, in an era in which the supermarket was king, the farmer's market was, well, for farmers, and the word 'locavore' sounded vaguely like a mythical beast. - Author: Jeffrey Kluger
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