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David F. Houston Quotes and Sayings

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The most effective step that may be taken to increase
the production of these crops is to enlarge the acreage
devoted to them in the regions where they are grown habitually.
- David F. Houston

It is obvious that the greatest and most important
service that is required of our agriculture under existing
conditions is an enlarged production of the staple food crops.
- David F. Houston

Barley, where it succeeds, yields a larger weight of
feed per acre than any other small grain crop.
- David F. Houston

Buckwheat may be planted later than any similar crop,
and often does well on old meadows or waste land that
can be broken after the more exacting crops are planted.
- David F. Houston

 

What this loss means will be appreciated from the statement
that one bushel of wheat contains sufficient energy
to support the average working man for 15 days.
- David F. Houston

In the southern half of the country perhaps no crop
has larger possibilities for quick increase of production
of food for both men and animals than the sweet potato.
- David F. Houston

The high food value of field beans and the shortage
of supply due to the light yields of 1915 and 1916
render them of great importance in the regions to which they are adapted.
- David F. Houston

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The older, thinner, and less productive grass lands,
however, frequently can be made to produce much larger
yields of feed in corn than if left,
as they are, in unproductive grass.
- David F. Houston

One could drive a prairie schooner through any part
of his argument and never scrape against a fact.
- David F. Houston

The soy-bean, in particular, has proved sufficiently
resistant to cold in spring and to adverse weather
during summer to warrant heavy planting,
especially throughout the South.
- David F. Houston

The duty of the individual farmer, at this time,
is to increase his production, particularly of food crops.
- David F. Houston

Rice at present prices provides more food for the money
than most of the other cereals.
- David F. Houston

The usefulness of cow-peas and soy-beans as human food
has been recognized only recently in this country.
- David F. Houston

Corn is the leading food and feed crop of the United
States in geographic range of production,
acreage, and quantity of product.
The vital importance of a large acreage of this crop,
properly cared for, therefore, is obvious.
- David F. Houston

By the immediate preservation of eggs for home consumption
through the use of water glass or lime water,
larger supplies of fresh eggs may be made available
for marketing later in the season,
when production is less and prices higher.
- David F. Houston

The value of the beans for oil production,
as well as for human food, has become recognized so
quickly and so generally during the past year that
the crop has acquired a commercial standing far in
excess of its previous status.
- David F. Houston

For the Gulf States, perhaps no forage crop of which
the available seed supply is relatively abundant exceeds
the velvet bean in potential value.
This legume possesses also the ability to make a crop
when planted relatively late.
- David F. Houston

The ease with which barley may be substituted directly
for wheat in human food and its usefulness to replace
wheat milling by-products as feed in the production
of the milk supply render its abundant production important.
- David F. Houston

The importance to the nation of a generously adequate
food supply for the coming year cannot be overemphasized,
in view of the economic problems which may arise as
a result of the entrance of the United States into the war.
- David F. Houston

The human race has one really effective weapon,
and that is laughter.
- Mark Twain

The most effective way to do it, is to do it.
- Amelia Earhart

The law of sacrifice is uniform throughout the world.
To be effective it demands the sacrifice
of the bravest and the most spotless.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

A leader is most effective when people barely know he exists.
When his work is done, his aim fulfilled,
his troops will feel they did it themselves.
- Lao Tzu

The most effective way to cope with change
is to help create it.
- L. W. Lynett

It's the little things you do
that can make a big difference.
What are you attempting to accomplish?
What little thing can you do today
that will make you more effective?
You are probably only one step away from greatness.
- Bob Proctor

Power is of two kinds. One is obtained by the fear of punishment
and the other by acts of love. Power based on love
is a thousand times more effective and permanent
then the one derived from fear of punishment.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

I am sorry to think that you do not get a man's
most effective criticism until you provoke him.
Severe truth is expressed with some bitterness.
- Henry David Thoreau

The Endangered Species Act is the strongest and most
effective tool we have to repair the environmental
harm that is causing a species to decline.
- Norm Dicks

Effective leadership is putting first things first.
Effective management is discipline, carrying it out.
- Stephen Covey

Life itself still remains a very effective therapist.
- Karen Horney

I highly recommend worrying.
It is much more effective than dieting.
- William Powell

Fortunately analysis is not the only way to resolve inner conflicts.
Life itself still remains a very effective therapist.
- Karen Horney

People who have good relationships at home are more
effective in the marketplace.
- Zig Ziglar

The key is, to not think of death as an end,
but as more of a very effective way to cut down on your expenses.
- the movie Love and Death

Punishment is the last and the least effective instrument
in the hands of the legislator for the prevention of crime.
- John Ruskin

Democrats' attack on the Republican majority leader
is nothing but a coordinated agenda to stop an effective
leader from accomplishing the people's business.
- Bill Shuster

Terrorism is in good part an effective government propaganda;
it serves to deflect attention from governmental abuse
toward a mostly imagined,
highly dangerous outside enemy.
- Mark Poster

For diplomacy to be effective, words must be credible -
and no one can now doubt the word of America.
- George W. Bush

And internalization is used in this country as a very
effective political tool.
- Kathy Acker

I'm against the draft.
I believe we should have a professional military;
it might be smaller,
but it would be more effective.
- Jesse Ventura

I have learned to pare down what I do and still be
effective and strong in a role.
- Mira Sorvino

The Spirit communicating to your spirit is the most
effective and fundamental of communications.
Write it down.
As you write down impressions of the Spirit,
more are given.
- Richard G. Scott

The ultimate goal of a more effective and efficient
life is to provide you with enough time to enjoy some of it.
- Michael LeBoeuf

The combined results of several people working together
is often much more effective than could be that of
an individual scientist working alone.
- John Bardeen

I have never wavered from my intention to advance the
cause of diversity in new and more effective ways.
- Jeb Bush

I have seen how effective language attached to policies
that are mainstream and delivered by people who are
passionate and effective can change the course of history.
- Frank Luntz

The alliance should agree...
to an effective NATO role against the new threats presented
by international terrorism and weapons of mass destruction.
- Jose Maria Aznar

It is not the straining for great things that is most effective;
it is the doing the little things,
the common duties, a little better and better.
- Elizabeth Stuart Phelps

The law of the survival of the fittest led inevitably
to the survival and predominance of the men who were
effective in war and who loved it because they were effective.
- Elihu Root

Humor can be an incredible, lacerating and effective weapon.
- Carl Hiaasen

The methods that EPA introduced after 1970 to reduce
air-pollutant emissions worked for a while,
but over time have become progressively less effective.
- Barry Commoner

The guillotine was most effective and used until fairly recently.
- Herbert Lom

It isn't a secret that my heart is damaged.
All the treatments and medications haven't been effective.
- Moshe Dayan

Character may almost be called the most effective means of persuasion.
- Aristotle

The secret of all effective originality in advertising
is not the creation of new and tricky words and pictures,
but one of putting familiar words and pictures into new relationships.
- Leo Burnett

Concentrated serum albumin fractionated from blood
plasma was effective in battlefield treatment of shock.
- Paul D. Boyer

Sampling, statisticians have told us,
is a much more effective way of getting a good census.
- Rob Lowe

The secret of all effective advertising is not the
creation of new and tricky words and pictures,
but one of putting familiar words and pictures into new relationships.
- Leo Burnett

Fundamental preparation is always effective.
Work on those parts of your game that are fundamentally weak.
- Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

I have always been of the mind that in a democracy
manners are the only effective weapons against the bowie-knife.
- James Russell Lowell

A fact is a simple statement that everyone believes.
It is innocent, unless found guilty.
A hypothesis is a novel suggestion that no one wants to believe.
It is guilty, until found effective.
- Edward Teller

We're more effective than birth control pills.
- Johnny Carson

Sincerity is not only effective and honourable,
it is also much less difficult than is commonly supposed.
- George Henry Lewes

I want to make movies that people talk about when they leave the theater,
that aren't clear-cut, but effective and fulfilling in some sense.
- Ryan Phillippe

As soon as war is declared it will be impossible to hold the poets back.
Rhyme is still the most effective drum.
- Jean Giraudoux

You don't have to be noisy to be effective.
- Phil Crosby

The one effective method of defending one's own territory
from an offensive by air is to destroy the enemy's
air power with the greatest possible speed.
- Giulio Douhet

Effective action is always unjust.
- Maya Angelou

Nothing is more effective than sincere,
accurate praise, and nothing is more lame than a cookie-cutter compliment.
- Bill Walsh

Working families need to know that we will work to
protect their health needs,
promote the development of safe, effective medicines,
and guarantee patient rights.
- Christopher Dodd

People tend to work in teams, in a collaborative way,
in an informal network.
If you create an environment like that,
it's much more effective and much more efficient.
- Jim Mitchell


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