Agriculture Quotes

Profits might also increase, because improvements might take place in agriculture, or in the implements of husbandry, which would augment the produce with the same cost of production.

David Ricardo

Because of technological limits, there is a certain amount of food that we can produce per acre. If we were to have intensive greenhouse agriculture, we could have much higher production.

Ralph Merkle

The discovery of agriculture was the first big step toward a civilized life.

Arthur Keith

When tillage begins, other arts follow. The farmers, therefore, are the founders of human civilization.

Daniel Webster

When you concentrate on agriculture and industry and are frugal in expenditures, Heaven cannot impoverish your state.

Xun Zi

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

Michael Pollan

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

Praise a large domain, cultivate a small estate.

Virgil

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

Annmarie Kormawa

An agricultural life is one eminently calculated for human happiness and human virtue.

Josiah Quincy

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

The experience of ages has shown that a man who works on the land is purer, nobler, higher, and more moral... Agriculture should be at the basis of everything. That's my idea.

Nikolai Gogol

We have had a great depression in agriculture, caused mainly by several seasons of bad harvests, and some of our traders have suffered much from a too rapid extension in prosperous years.

John Bright

Some areas that spring to mind are agriculture, democracy building, disaster relief, education, and science and technology.

Richard Boucher

The heritage of the state is very agricultural. Re-energizing agriculture is the key to Indiana's economy.

Deborah Abbott

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Updated On : June 04, 2011
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