The great advances of civilization, whether in architecture or painting, in science or literature, in industry or agriculture, have never come from centralized government.
Agriculture is our wisest pursuit, because it will in the end contribute most to real wealth, good morals, and happiness.
If you eat, you are involved in agriculture.
Everything else can wait, agriculture can’t.
Agriculture is at the same time the most tranquil, healthy, and independent occupation.
The farmers are the founders of civilization.
Advances in medicine and agriculture have saved vastly more lives than have been lost in all the wars in history.
Bring diversity back to agriculture. That's what made it work in the first place.
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 bands.
America was indebted to immigration for her settlement and prosperity. That part of America which had encouraged them most had advanced most rapidly in population, agriculture and the arts.
Agriculture engenders good sense, and good sense of an excellent kind.
Farming, if you do one thing late, you will be late in all your work.
There are no miracles in agricultural production.
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?
I was a typical farm boy. I liked the farm. I enjoyed the things that you do on a farm, go down to the drainage ditch and fish, and look at the crawfish and pick a little cotton.
It's no good running a pig farm badly for 30 years while saying, 'Really, I was meant to be a ballet dancer.' By then, pigs will be your style.
I spent a lot of time on farms when I was young. My uncle and my dad owned a big farm.
The family farm is the foundation for who we are as a Commonwealth. And for over a century, the family farm in Kentucky has centered around one crop: tobacco.
I am working as public relations director for the Tour de France and maintaining my farm.
I think the extent to which I have any balance at all, any mental balance, is because of being a farm kid and being raised in those isolated rural areas.
I grew up in a small farming town called Concord, outside Charlotte in North Carolina.
Eating is an agricultural act.
There seems to be three ways for a nation to acquire wealth: the first is by war...this is robbery; the second by commerce, which is generally cheating; the third by agriculture, the only honest way.
Agriculture and intercultural dialogue: our common heritage.
Whenever, then, the usual and ordinary rate of the profits of agricultural stock, and all the outgoings belonging to the cultivation of land, are together equal to the value of the whole produce, there can be no rent.
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