Harvest Quotes

It is in these acts called trivialities that the seeds of joy are forever wasted, until men and women look round with haggard faces at the devastation their own waste has made, and say, the earth bears no harvest of sweetness calling their denial knowledge.

George Eliot

Cautiousness in judgment is nowadays to be recommended to each and every one: if we gained only one incontestable truth every ten years from each of our philosophical writers the harvest we reaped would be sufficient.

Georg C. Lichtenberg

"You have of late stood out against your brother, and he hath taken you newly into his grace; where it is impossible you should take true root but by the fair weather that you make yourself: it is needful that you frame the season for your own harvest

William Shakespeare

Now is the accepted time, not tomorrow, not some more convenient season. It is today that our best work can be done and not some future day or future year. It is today that we fit ourselves for the greater usefulness of tomorrow. Today is the seed time, now are the hours of work, and tomorrow comes the harvest and the playtime

W. E. B. Du Bois

Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds you plant.

Robert Louis Stevenson

The law of the harvest is to reap more than you sow. Sow an act, and you reap a habit; sow a habit, and you reap a character; sow a character, and you reap a destiny.

George Dana Boardman the Younger

Striving for success without hard work is like trying to harvest where you haven’t planted.

David Bly

With the advent of spring and beginning of the new harvest season the creators of abundance, our peasants, come out to the fields to sow with good aspirations and hopes.

Islom Karimov

I inherited that calm from my father, who was a farmer. You sow, you wait for good or bad weather, you harvest, but working is something you always need to do.†

Miguel Indurain

Extraordinary individuals take one step back and two steps forward with most every challenges and sometimes two steps back to one step forward. They harvest useful lessons and knowledge from what does not work, and they display a remarkable resiliency; and ability to bounce back from adversity.

Jerry Porras

An increase of two or three degrees wouldn't be so bad for a northern country like Russia. We could spend less on fur coats, and the grain harvest would go up.

Vladimir Putin

The harvest of old age is the recollection and abundance of blessing previously secured.


Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant.

Robert Louis Stevenson

The harvest of a quiet eye, That broods and sleeps on his own heart.

William Wordsworth

Despite declining catches, New England fishermen continue to receive state and federal tax incentives that encourage them in some cases all but compel them to acquire bigger boats and to harvest the seas more intensively. Today the fishermen of Massachusetts are reduced to fishing the hideous hagfish, for which there is a slight market in the Far East, but even their numbers are now falling.

William Cullen Bryant

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