Agriculture Quotes

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

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

Samuel Johnson

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

Indian Proverb

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

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

The first farmer was the first man, and all historic nobility rests on possession and use of land.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Happy he who far from business, like the primitive are of mortals, cultivates with his own oxen the fields of his fathers, free from all anxieties of gain.

Horace

Earth is here so kind, that just tickle her with a hoe and she laughs with a harvest.

Douglas Jerrold

He who owns the soil, owns up to the sky.

Douglas Jerrold

When the land is cultivated entirely by the spade, and no horses are kept, a cow is kept for every three acres of land.

John Stuart Mill

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

Charles Dudley

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

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

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

Samuel Johnson

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

Joseph Joubert

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

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

Thomas Jefferson

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

Zack Wamp

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

Thomas Jefferson

The correlation between poverty and obesity can be traced to agricultural policies and subsidies.

Michael Pollan

Many of the mainstream agricultural scientists, especially at the agricultural schools, but at all of our major universities, are tied into all sorts of contractual relationships and consulting relationships with the life science companies.

Jeremy Rifkin

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

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Updated On : June 04, 2011
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