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FARMING
[ Also see Agriculture Country Earth Harvest Home ]

Farming looks mighty easy when your plow is a pencil and you're a thousand miles from the cornfield.
      - Dwight David Eisenhower

If you tickle the earth with a hoe she laughs with a harvest.
      - Douglas William Jerrold

A farmer is always going to be rich next year.
      - Philemon

Farming is a most senseless pursuit, a mere laboring in a circle. You sow that you may reap, and then you reap that you may sow. Nothing ever comes of it.
      - Joannes Stobaeus

Let us never forget that the cultivation of the earth is the most important labor of man. Man may be civilized in some degree without great progress in manufactures and with little commerce with his distant neighbors. But without the cultivation of the earth, he is, in all countries, a savage. Until he gives up the chase and fixes himself in some place, and seeks a living from the earth, he is a roaming barbarian. When tillage begins, other arts follow. The farmers, therefore, are the founders of civilization.
      - Daniel Webster


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