Thus With Farming

“A good farmer is nothing more nor less than a handy man with a sense of humus.”
~ E. B. White

“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.”
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Farming looks mighty easy when your plow is a pencil and you’re a thousand miles from the corn field.”
~ Dwight D. Eisenhower

“Factory farming came about from a moral race to the bottom, with corporations vying against each other to produce more and bigger animals with less care at lower cost.”
~ Matthew Scully

“The ultimate goal of farming is not the growing of crops, but the cultivation and perfection of human beings.”
~ Masanobu Fukuoka

“It is thus with farming: if you do one thing late, you will be late in all your work.”
~ Cato the Elder

“Agriculture for an honorable and highminded man, is the best of all occupations or arts by which men procure the means of living.”
~ Xenophon

“Agriculture is the most healthful, most useful, and most noble employment of man.”
~ George Washington

“It is only the farmer who faithfully plants seeds in the Spring, who reaps a harvest in the Autumn.”
~ B. C. Forbes

“Remember that creating a successful marriage is like farming: you have to start over again every morning.”
~ H. Jackson Brown, Jr.