Agriculture Quotes

Agriculture is our wisest pursuit, because it will in the end contribute most to real wealth, good morals, and happiness.

Thomas Jefferson

Man's survival, from the time of Adam and Eve until the invention of agriculture, must have been precarious because of his inability to ensure his food supply.

Norman Borlaug

Agriculture was the first manufacturing industry in America and represents the best of all of us.

Zack Wamp

Agriculture, manufactures, commerce and navigation, the four pillars of our prosperity, are the most thriving when left most free to individual enterprise.

Thomas Jefferson

For of all gainful professions, nothing is better, nothing more pleasing, nothing more delightful, nothing better becomes a well-bred man than agriculture.

Marcus Tullius Cicero

Agriculture is for living; mind culture is for life. Skills are for shaping material things so that they cater more for the comfort of man; studies are for shaping attitudes, feelings, desires, emotions and impulses of man, so that they may confer more peace, more joy and more fortitude on man.

Sri Sathya Sai Baba

Agriculture engenders good sense, and good sense of an excellent kind.

Joseph Joubert

If we estimate dignity by immediate usefulness, agriculture is undoubtedly the first and noblest science.

Samuel Johnson

Agriculture is the noblest of all alchemy; for it turns earth, and even manure, into gold, conferring upon its cultivator the additional reward of health.

Paul Chatfield

Agriculture, for an honorable and high-minded man," says Xenophon, "is the best of all occupations and arts by which men procure the means of living.

Amos Bronson Alcott

The impact of climate change on agriculture could result in problems with food security and may threaten livelihood activities upon which much of the population depends.

Ian Pearson

Blessed be agriculture! If one does not have too much of it.

Charles Dudley

Consequently the student who is devoid of talent will derive no more profit from this work than barren soil from a treatise on agriculture.

Quintilian

By increasing the use of renewable fuels such as ethanol and bio-diesel, and providing the Department of Energy with a budget to create more energy efficiency options, agriculture can be the backbone of our energy supply as well.

John Salazar

With the introduction of agriculture mankind entered upon a long period of meanness, misery, and madness, from which they are only now being freed by the beneficent operation of the machine.

Bertrand Russell

Agriculture is best, enterprise is acceptable, but avoid being on a fixed wage.

Indian Proverb

Agriculture not only gives riches to a nation, but the only riches she can call her own.

Samuel Johnson

Advances in technology will continue to reach far into every sector of our economy. Future job and economic growth in industry, defense, transportation, agriculture, health care, and life sciences is directly related to scientific advancement.

Christopher Bond

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

Xenophon

True contentment is a thing as active as agriculture. It is the power of getting out of any situation all that there is in it. It is arduous and it is rare.

G. K. Chesterton

The greatest advances of civilization, whether in architecture or painting, in science and literature, in industry or agriculture, have never come from centralized government.

Milton Friedman

African agriculture depends on labor. You can't produce crops if there is nobody to work on the farms.

Annmarie Kormawa

Every major food company now has an organic division. There's more capital going into organic agriculture than ever before.

Michael Pollan

Just as the science and art of agriculture depend upon chemistry and botany, so the art of education depends upon physiology and psychology.

Edward Thorndike
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