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Farmer Quotes

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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

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It is only the farmer who faithfully plants seeds in the Spring,
who reaps a harvest in the Autumn.
- B. C. Forbes

My father was a farmer and my mother was a farmer,
but, my childhood was very good.
I am very grateful for my childhood,
because it was full of gladness and good humanity.
- Roberto Benigni

When I was a kid, my dream was to be a farmer and marry Charlie Brown.
I wanted to rescue him and make him happy.
Besides, he was always lusting after the little redhead girl.
- Alicia Witt

 

The day I initiated divorce proceedings against Michael Farmer,
I was ready to retire to a desert cave and rethink my life.
- Gloria Swanson

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

The man who sows wrong thoughts and deeds and prays
that God will bless him is in the position of a farmer who,
having sown tares, asks God to bring forth for him a harvest of wheat.
- James Allen

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My mother turned into a professional widow.
She couldn't understand why I wanted to be an engineer;
she thought I should be a chicken farmer.
- David Antin

I did Lassie for six years and I never had anybody come up to me and say,
'It made me want to be a farmer.'
- June Lockhart

If we as a society are willing to have a preference for organic food,
the farmer can pass on the savings.
- Robert Patterson

I've always said I want a farmer, not a hunter.
Hunters go for the kill and they move on.
A farmer nurtures; he watches things grow.
- Eva Longoria

I expected to be a farmer like my father and brothers.
Life seemed pleasant and orderly.
- Lawrence Welk

A good farmer is nothing more nor less than a handy
man with a sense of humus.
- E. B. White

Although raised on the farm - my grandfather was an
unsuccessful fundamentalist preacher turned farmer -
my father and his brother both became professors.
- Philip Warren Anderson

A photographer without a magazine behind him is like a farmer without fields.
- Norman Parkinson

I never planned on doing a book about Paul Farmer or his organization.
I met him in Haiti when I was on a magazine assignment.
It's almost like his story sort of fell in my lap.
- Tracy Kidder

I always wanted to be a farmer.
There is a tradition of that in my family.
- Bjork

It brings up happy old days when I was only a farmer
and not an agriculturist.
- O. Henry

If a farmer calls me to a sick animal,
he couldn't care less if I were George Bernard Shaw.
- James Herriot

If a farmer fills his barn with grain,
he gets mice.
If he leaves it empty, he gets actors.
- Walter Scott

Times change.
The farmer's daughter now tells jokes about the traveling salesman.
- Carey Williams

As the Republican platforms says, the welfare of the
farmer is vital to that of the whole country.
- William Howard Taft

The farmer has to be an optimist or he wouldn't still be a farmer.
- Will Rogers

I'm a farmer with a mandolin and a high tenor voice.
- Bill Monroe

One performer whose band played my music better than
I could myself was Art Farmer.
He recorded 'Sing Me Softly of the Blues' and 'Ad Infinitum'.
- Carla Bley

My dream is to become a farmer.
Just a Bohemian guy pulling up his own sweet potatoes for dinner.
- Lenny Kravitz

I was more independent than any farmer in Concord,
for I was not anchored to a house or farm,
but could follow the bent of my genius,
which is a very crooked one, every moment.
- Henry David Thoreau

The only difference between a pigeon and the American
farmer today is that a pigeon can still make a deposit on a John Deere.
- Jim Hightower

If the rain spoils our picnic, but saves a farmer's crop,
who are we to say it shouldn't rain?
- Tom Barrett

It is thought that the changeover from hunter to farmer was a slow,
gradual process.
- Stephen Gardiner

There are only three things that can kill a farmer:
lightning,
rolling over in a tractor, and old age.
- Bill Bryson

I have always admired the work of Phil Farmer and was
glad for the chance to work with him.
Readers today may be too young to remember his classics like The Lovers.
- Piers Anthony

Never answer a question from a farmer.
- Hubert H. Humphrey

My mother's passion for something more,
to write a different destiny for a dirt-poor farmer's daughter,
was to shape my entire life.
- Faye Dunaway

Just like if you were brought up on a farm,
you would most likely carry on your father's business as a farmer;
I was brought up in the kitchen and ended up becoming a chef.
- Martin Yan

Worm or beetle - drought or tempest -
on a farmer's land may fall,
Each is loaded full o' ruin, but a mortgage beats 'em all.
- Will Carleton

Some days you feel like this is really going well.
You can tell.
Other days, you're just drawing like a farmer and you don't know why.
- Pat Oliphant

My grandfather was a very elegant individual.
My father also.
He was a lawyer and farmer in Cuba.
In Miami, he had to go to work wherever he could.
But whenever it was time to go out, you saw how they
cared for how they looked.
- Andy Garcia

At the time the world was all upside down.
The American people were beginning to move around a lot.
The old hometown ties had been pretty much broken.
The theme of Farmer Takes a Wife appealed to people.
Everybody was homesick.
And it sold and sold and sold.
- John Gould

The thing about rights is that in the end you can't
prove what should be considered a right.
- Paul Farmer

But as for activism, my parents did what they could,
given the constraints, but were never involved in the
causes I think of when I think of activists.
- Paul Farmer

Every time you cut programs, you take away a person
who has a vested interest in high taxes and you put
him on the tax rolls and make him a taxpayer.
A farmer on subsidies is part welfare bum,
whereas a free-market farmer is a small businessman with a gun.
- Grover Norquist

As the revenue of the farmer is realized in raw produce,
or in the value of raw produce, he is interested,
as well as the landlord, in its high exchangeable value,
but a low price of produce may be compensated to him
by a great additional quantity.
- David Ricardo

Progress in civilization has been accompanied by progress in cookery.
- Fannie Farmer

I would say that, intellectually, Catholicism had no
more impact on me than did social theory.
- Paul Farmer

Civil and political rights are critical,
but not often the real problem for the destitute sick.
My patients in Haiti can now vote but they can't get
medical care or clean water.
- Paul Farmer

The Sunday School teacher talked too much in the way
our grade school teacher used to when she told us about George Washington.
Pleasant, pretty stories, but not true.
- Frances Farmer

I went to Sunday School and liked the stories about
Christ and the Christmas star.
They were beautiful.
They made you warm and happy to think about.
But I didn't believe them.
- Frances Farmer

I think we will see better vaccines within the next 15 years,
but I'm not a scientist and am focused on the short-term -
what will happen in the interim.
- Paul Farmer

The human rights community has focused very narrowly
on political and civil rights for many decades,
and with reason, but now we have to ask how can we broaden the view.
- Paul Farmer

I think God just died of old age.
And, when I realized that he wasn't any more,
it didn't shock me.
It seemed natural and right!
- Frances Farmer

My father was a progressive farmer, and was always
ready to lay aside an old plough if he could replace
it with one better constructed for its work.
All through life, I have ever been ready to buy a better plough.
- Andrew Taylor Still

The planter, the farmer, the mechanic,
and the laborer...
form the great body of the people of the United States,
they are the bone and sinew of the country men who
love liberty and desire nothing but equal rights and equal laws.
- Andrew Jackson

I'm one of six kids, and the eight of us lived for
over a decade in either a bus or a boat.
- Paul Farmer

I wondered a little why God was such a useless thing.
It seemed a waste of time to have him.
After that he became less and less, until he was...
nothingness.
- Frances Farmer

But as a young kid, I never did, really have an ambition to be a farmer.
I never thought, gee, I would like to farm,
and I want to raise these crops.
I didn't quite know what I wanted to do.
- Sam Donaldson

But I was sure of one thing.
If God were a father, with children,
that cleanliness I had been feeling wasn't God.
- Frances Farmer

For me, an area of moral clarity is:
you're in front of someone who's suffering and you
have the tools at your disposal to alleviate that suffering or even eradicate it,
and you act.
- Paul Farmer

If you don't want to deal with them,
fine.
But don't hamper other people from dealing with them.
- Dan Farmer

When I was a kid, my step dad started this business
and would go out and get lost cows and stuff.
He was part-time truck driver, farmer and cowboy.
He taught me how to ride from an early age.
- Tim McGraw

I critique market-based medicine not because I haven't
seen its heights but because I've seen its depths.
- Paul Farmer

The public should know that the liability issues here have yet to be resolved,
or even raised.
If you're a farmer and you're growing a genetically engineering food crop,
those genes are going to flow to the other farm.
- Jeremy Rifkin

I was interested in implements of mass destruction -
from an academic point of view.
- Dan Farmer

I'm not an austere person.
- Paul Farmer

Evil societies always kill their consciences.
- James L. Farmer, Jr.

The more people pointed at me in scorn the more stubborn
I got and when they began calling me the Bad Girl of West Seattle High,
I tried to live up to it.
- Frances Farmer

Again, conventional Catholicism does not much appeal to me.
- Paul Farmer

Inner city education must change.
Our responsibility is not merely to provide access to knowledge;
we must produce educated people.
- James L. Farmer, Jr.

The only way to do the human rights thing is to do
the right thing medically.
- Paul Farmer

There comes a point when a dream becomes reality and reality becomes a dream.
- Frances Farmer

We, who are the living, possess the past.
Tomorrow is for our martyrs.
- James L. Farmer, Jr.


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