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


2. The farmer works the soil, The agriculturist works the farmer.-Eugene F. Ware


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


4. Agriculture is the foundation of manufactures, since the productions of nature are the materials of art.-Edward Gibbon


5. It is impossible to have a healthy and sound society without a proper respect for the soil.-Peter Maurin


6. Agriculture was the first occupation of man, and as it embraces the whole earth, it is the foundation of all other industries.-Edward W. Stewart


7. Agriculture’s not insulated from having a percentage of people who might be really good old graziers, but they’re no good as business people.-Barry O’Sullivan


8. Agriculture has become essential to life; the forest, the lake, and the ocean cannot sustain the increasing family of man; population declines with a declining cultivation, and nations have ceased to be with the extinction of their agriculture.-Elias Hasket Derby


9. Agriculture is the Archimedean lever which, though it does not move a world, tends to fill it with plenty, with moral health, and human happiness.-J. Buel


10. The agriculture we seek will act like an ecosystem, feature material recycling and run on the contemporary sunlight of our star.-Wes Jackson


11. Agriculture is the greatest and fundamentally the most important of our industries. The cities are but the branches of the tree of national life, the roots of which go deeply into the land. We all flourish or decline with the farmer.-Bernard Baruch


12. Agriculture is the most destructive industry that we have. More than coal mining and other extractive industries.-Allan Savory


13. Agriculture engenders good sense, and good sense of an excellent kind.-Joseph Joubert


14. If farm ecology and economics go wrong, nothing else will go right in agriculture.-M. S. Swaminathan


15. Agriculture is the great art of directing and aiding nature in the performance of those functions which were designed by Providence for the comfort and subsistence of man.-Lewis Cass


16. Cultivators are the most valuable citizens…they are tied to their country.-Thomas Jefferson


17. There is no time in modern agriculture for a farmer to write a poem or compose a song-Masanobu Fukuoka


18. An agricultural life is one eminently calculated for human happiness and human virtue.-C. L. ALLEN


19. Agriculture is a fundamental source of national prosperity.-J. J. MAPES


20. A fertile soil alone does not carry agriculture to perfection.-Elias Hasket Derby


21. Agriculture is at the core of the state.-Dave Cook


22. Agriculture is the process of turning eco-systems into people.-Toby Hemenway


23. A Sustainable Agriculture does not deplete soils or people.-Wendell Berry


24. Agriculture for an honorable and high-minded man, is the best of all occupations or arts by which men procure the means of living.-Xenophon


25. A farmer is always going to be rich next year.-Philemon


26. If agriculture goes wrong, nothing else will have a chance to go right in the country.-M. S. Swaminathan


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


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


29. To make agriculture sustainable, the grower has got to be able to make a profit.-Sam Farr


30. Someday men will learn to irrigate and spread fertilizer instead of praying for fertility.-Warren Eyster

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