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Acre Quotes

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We live on a 500-acre ranch, beautiful ranch.
- Tanya Tucker

An acre in Middlesex is better than a principality in Utopia.
- Thomas B. Macaulay

Meat is an inefficient way to eat.
An acre of land can yield 20,000 pounds of potatoes,
but that same acre would only graze enough cows to get 165 pounds of meat.
- Alexandra Paul

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

 

An acre of performance is worth a whole world of promise.
- Red Auerbach

If you know how many acres you have sown of each kind of corn,
inquire how much the acre the soil of that land takes for sowing,
and count the number of quarters of seed,
and you shall know the return of seed,
and what ought to be over.
- Robert Grosseteste

Just under the surface I shall be, all together at first,
then separate and drift, through all the earth and
perhaps in the end through a cliff into the sea,
something of me.
A ton of worms in an acre, that is a wonderful thought,
a ton of worms, I believe it.
- Samuel Beckett

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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

It looks as though yields of over 10 times what we
can currently grow per acre are feasible if you control the CO2 concentration,
the humidity, the temperature, all the various factors
that plants depend on to grow rapidly.
- Ralph Merkle

Know that each acre of fallow ought to support yearly two sheep at the least,
then a hundred acres of fallow can support two hundred sheep,
two hundred acres, four hundred sheep and so on.
- Robert Grosseteste

My goodness, everyone is planting grapes,
even a neighbor with only five acres.
- Doc Severinsen

My daughter is here in town doing a play,
and her dog is staying with us.
We live up in the hills, so he has access to thousands of acres of wilderness.
- Rene Auberjonois

A few men own from ten thousand to two hundred thousand acres each.
The poor Laborer can find no resting place,
save on the barren mountain, or in the trackless desert.
- Denis Kearney

We've set aside tens of millions of acres of those
northwestern forests for perpetuity.
The unemployment rate has gone not up,
but down.
The economy has gone up.
- Bruce Babbitt

I write for no other purpose than to add to the beauty that now belongs to me.
I write a book for no other reason than to add three
or four hundred acres to my magnificent estate.
- Jack London

And we never got the mule, let alone the forty acres.
- Charles Evers

Happy the man whose wish and care a few paternal acres bound,
content to breathe his native air in his own ground.
- Alexander Pope

One time we did have 300 acres in watermelons.
That was fun.
- Delta Burke

It is not a field of a few acres of ground,
but a cause, that we are defending, and whether we
defeat the enemy in one battle,
or by degrees, the consequences will be the same.
- Thomas Paine

A thousand acres that can feed a thousand souls is
better than ten thousand acres of no more effect.
- William Petty

The city of London, within the walls,
occupies a space of only 370 acres, and is but the
hundred and fortieth part of the extent covered by the whole metropolis.
- Henry Mayhew

Natural erosion had reduced the critical barrier islands in the Gulf,
the result of the destruction of some 300,000 acres of wetlands.
This amounted to 30 miles of marshlands.
- Mortimer Zuckerman

I live on this nice three acres in Hollywood.
- Penelope Spheeris

Legislatures represent people, not acres or trees.
- Earl Warren

You are, at this moment, standing, right in the middle
of your own "acres of diamonds."
- Earl Nightingale

It's just a little ranch.
Thirty-five acres.
In Texas, if it's not a thousand acres,
it's considered a ranchette.
- Betty Buckley

We can be thankful to a friend for a few acres,
or a little money; and yet for the freedom and command of the whole earth,
and for the great benefits of our being,
our life, health, and reason, we look upon ourselves as under no obligation.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

When we seed millions of acres of land with these plants,
what happens to foraging birds, to insects,
to microbes, to the other animals, when they come in
contact and digest plants that are producing materials
ranging from plastics to vaccines to pharmaceutical products?
- Jeremy Rifkin

With the recent news that the State of Florida has
agreed to purchase 181,000 acres of U.S.
Sugar land, we have an historic opportunity for our
larger restoration efforts and for the people of Florida.
This too will not come without difficult challenges,
but it reminds us that anything is possible.
- Debbie Wasserman Schultz

It is true that Mr. Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation,
after which there was a commitment to give 40 acres and a mule.
That's where the argument, to this day,
of reparations starts.
We never got the 40 acres.
We went all the way to Herbert Hoover,
and we never got the 40 acres.
We didn't get the mule.
So we decided we'd ride this donkey as far as it would take us.
- Al Sharpton

It is not acceptable that we continue to see thousands
of acres burn because of forest fires,
because of poor management on our forests,
big kill, and we have these catastrophic situations
take place when we are not able to take action.
- Cathy McMorris

In the Depression we had to divert corn acreage.
- Orville Redenbacher

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

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

Objectivity is the cure for depression.
- Bono

It's a recession when your neighbor loses his job:
it's a depression when you lose yours.
- Harry S. Truman

Recession is when a neighbor loses his job.
Depression is when you lose yours.
- Ronald Reagan

I'm the only person of distinction who has ever had
a depression named for him.
- Herbert Hoover

Laugh at yourself and at life.
Not in the spirit of derision or whining self-pity,
but as a remedy, a miracle drug, that will ease your pain,
cure your depression, and help you to put in perspective
that seemingly terrible defeat and worry
with laughter at your predicaments,
thus freeing your mind to think clearly toward the solution
that is certain to come. Never take yourself too seriously.
- Og Mandino

For some reason I am one of those people who act like
they were born and raised during the Depression.
- Kirstie Alley

But if somebody dies, if something happens to you,
there is a normal process of depression,
it is part of being human, and some people view it
as a learning experience etc.
- Bob Geldof

Noble deeds and hot baths are the best cures for depression.
- Dodie Smith

Depression opens the door to beauty of some kind.
- James Hillman

They really do a disservice because these men and women
came out of the Depression,
they came out of the war.
- Richard M. Daley

You largely constructed your depression.
It wasn't given to you.
Therefore, you can deconstruct it.
- Albert Ellis

The insane pursuit of the holy grail of a balanced
budget in the end is going to drive the economy into a depression.
- William Vickrey

In spite of the Depression, or maybe because of it,
folks were hungry for a good time, and an evening of
dancing seemed a good way to have it.
- Lawrence Welk

I can certainly see how people are overcome by depression.
- Stuart Appleby

My recovery from manic depression has been an evolution,
not a sudden miracle.
- Patty Duke

When we're unemployed, we're called lazy;
when the whites are unemployed it's called a depression.
- Jesse Jackson

In the last 5 years, American employers have lost over
$150 billion of productivity to depression alone.
That is more than the GDP of 28 different States during the same period.
- Patrick J. Kennedy

I have suffered from depression for most of my life.
It is an illness.
- Adam Ant

We're in the money, the skies are sunny;
old man depression,
you are through, you done us wrong!
- Al Dubin

We all know pain doesn't exist without some coexisting depression.
- Jerry Hall

Mysteriously and in ways that are totally remote from natural experience,
the gray drizzle of horror induced by depression takes
on the quality of physical pain.
- William Styron

Depression is when you have lots of love,
but no one's taking.
- Doug Coupland

Depression scares people off.
It makes me laugh that it has that kind of effect.
- Siobhan Fahey

Every age yearns for a more beautiful world.
The deeper the desperation and the depression about the confusing present,
the more intense that yearning.
- Johan Huizinga

It is so often true that whether a person carries with
him an atmosphere of gloom and depression or one of
confidence and courage depends on his individual outlook.
- James Keller

Enthusiasm is followed by disappointment and even depression,
and then by renewed enthusiasm.
- Murray Gell-Mann

Although I was not aware of it at the time,
the experience of growing up during the Great Depression
was to have a profound impact on my intellectual and professional career.
- Lawrence R. Klein

But with the slow menace of a glacier,
depression came on.
No one had any measure of its progress;
no one had any plan for stopping it.
Everyone tried to get out of its way.
- Frances Perkins

Well over fifty years ago I was making radio loudspeakers
and radio sets in Rochester,
New York; pretty young and inexperienced;
but we survived the depression.
- Stuart Symington

The term clinical depression finds its way into too
many conversations these days.
One has a sense that a catastrophe has occurred in the psychic landscape.
- Leonard Cohen

I grew up in the heart of the Depression.
- Bob Cousy

Once upon a time my political opponents honored me
as possessing the fabulous intellectual and economic
power by which I created a worldwide depression all by myself.
- Herbert Hoover

If we can boondoggle ourselves out of this depression,
that word is going to be enshrined in the hearts of
the American people for years to come.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt

The depths of the Depression.
You didn't ask what the job was, what the pay was,
you didn't ask about stock options, or -
you said yes.
- Art Linkletter

The years of the economic depression have been years of political reaction,
and that is why the economic crisis has generated a world peace crisis.
- Arthur Henderson

Many people think that depression is something you
just have to live with when you get older,
but it's not.
- Tom Bosley

You can have manic-depression without having an ounce of creativity.
- Patty Duke


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