71 Total Quotes

Farmers Quotes

Benjamin Franklin
There seem to be but three ways for a nation to acquire wealth. The first is by war, as the Romans did, in plundering their conquered neighbors. This is robbery. The second by commerce, which is generally cheating. The third by agriculture, the only honest way, wherein man receives a real increase of the seed thrown into the ground, in a kind of continual miracle, wrought by the hand of God in his favor, as a reward for his innocent life and his virtuous industry.
Benjamin Franklin
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Whenever there are in any country uncultivated lands and unemployed poor, it is clear that the laws of property have been so far extended as to violate natural right. The earth is given as a common stock for man to labor and live on. The small landowners are the most precious part of a state.
Thomas Jefferson
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[Montana wheat variety yield increases give Montana farmers more wheat to sell, but the situation remains much as the Red Queen describes to Alice in Wonderland. In Lewis Carroll's classic] Through the Looking Glass, ... If you want to get somewhere else, you must run at least twice as fast as that!
Alice Wonderland
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George Sand
It is sad, no doubt, to exhaust one's strength and one's days in cleaving the bosom of this jealous earth, which compels us to wring from it the treasures of its fertility, when a bit of the blackest and coarsest bread is, at the end of the day's work, the sole recompense and the sole profit attaching to so arduous a toil.
George Sand
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This is a unique program that rewards farmers and ranchers who are model conservationists and provides incentives for other producers to meet those same high standards of environmental performance.
Dave White
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A guy like John Givens, who sells at farmers markets, that's the way to go.
Scott Garrett
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Hopefully we get way over what we have 150 percent would be great farmers wouldn't worry about the water no talk about shutting off irrigation we really need the water so hopefully it'll be a good year.
Dave Lewis
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We need to realize that there is very little incentive for farmers to report suspected outbreaks,
Shigeru Omi
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We need to realize that there is very little incentive for farmers to report suspected outbreaks.
Shigeru Omi
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Successful farmers and gardeners have been swearing by the Almanac for many years, ... Our predictions have withstood a lot of scrutiny.
Sondra Duncan
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Successful farmers and gardeners have been swearing by the Almanac for many years. Our predictions have withstood a lot of scrutiny.
Sondra Duncan
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because he's been good for the farmers.
Gary Condit
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Parity is for farmers.
Seymoure Cray
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I've known pastures where farmers have lost winter feed because of hay fires.
Sam Knipp
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Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Sowing is not as difficult as reaping.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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There would be thousands of farmers with nowhere to take grain.
Greg Beck
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Ralph Waldo Emerson
The first farmer was the first man. All historic nobility rests on the possession and use of land.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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The reason that we were really interested in that is obviously because of the regulations that most farmers and ranchers have to deal with.
Cody Wright
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Farmers only worry during the growing season, but towns people worry all the time.
Edgar Howe
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He felt with the force of a revelation that to throw up the clods of earth manfully is as beneficent as to revolutionize the world. It was not the matter of the work, but the mind that went into it, that counted -- and the man who was not content to do small things well would leave great things undone.
Ellen Glasgow
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There's a lot of pressure for farmers. You want to retire, so you sell off the land, and the highest bidders are developers.
David Keuhl
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It isn't enough just to pray for rain, ... These are the times when our farmers need the full support of the state and federal government. We depend on them for every meal we eat and now, because of the drought, they are depending on us.
Christine Gregoire
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Those farmers were working in their paddy fields when they were taken and shot.
Brigadier Samarasinghe
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There are a lot of farmers who have marginal operations who just need help,
Dave Gilmour
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Farmers must now have highly trained financial management skills.
David Hudson
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For the money that the U.S. federal government paid farmers between 1995 and 2003, ... the government could have purchased outright more than a quarter of all farms.
Cato Institute
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Many of the programs are doing a great job, but there are not enough funds. Farmers are willing to do their part, but we need to recognize the economic risks they take when they adopt new land use practices. Rep. Kind's proposal will give farmers the tools and incentives they need to be better stewards.
Jeff Stein
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The suggestion came from the farmers themselves as they felt vaccination would lead to a tedious process of waiting to see if it was effective. We will now be culling another 100,000 chickens.
Upma Chawdhry
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Nobody heard of it last year and now we're helping farmers.
Bill Gross
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Give fools their gold, and knaves their power; let fortune's bubbles rise and fall; who sows a field, or trains a flower, or plants a tree, is more than all.
John Whittier
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