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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 farmer has to be an optimist or he wouldn't still be a farmer.
I know there's a farmer out there somewhere who never wants a PC and that's fine with me.
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.
A good farmer is nothing more nor less than a handy man with a sense of humus.
E. B. White
Never answer a question from a farmer.
Hubert H. Humphrey
I am not a pig farmer. The pigs had a great time, but I didn't make any money.
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.
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.
If a farmer fills his barn with grain, he gets mice. If he leaves it empty, he gets actors.
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.
It is only the farmer who faithfully plants seeds in the Spring, who reaps a harvest in the Autumn.
B. C. Forbes
The only difference between a pigeon and the American farmer today is that a pigeon can still make a deposit on a John Deere.
Well, you know, I had been a peanut farmer. I had - you know who was the first president - Democratic president I ever met? Bill Clinton.
I'm a farmer with a mandolin and a high tenor voice.
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.
There are only three things that can kill a farmer: lightning, rolling over in a tractor, and old age.
I'm envious of people who can sleep as long as they want. I have the circadian rhythm of a farmer.
My dream is to become a farmer. Just a Bohemian guy pulling up his own sweet potatoes for dinner.
I expected to be a farmer like my father and brothers. Life seemed pleasant and orderly.
I lived with a coffee farmer called Dukale on a trip I made with World Vision to Ethiopia, and realised there's no good reason for the disparity in opportunity around the world.
I'm a farmer now, and it's fantastic. My goal is to be totally self-sufficient and grow everything that I eat. There's something about earning your dinner that's cool.
If the rain spoils our picnic, but saves a farmer's crop, who are we to say it shouldn't rain?
I always wanted to be a farmer. There is a tradition of that in my family.
My daddy wanted me to be a farmer; feel the smoothness of Alabama clay and become one of the first blacks in my town to own land. But, I was worried about my history being caked with that southern clay, and I subscribed to a different kind of teaching and learning in my bones and in my spirit.
John Henrik Clarke
My mom had Julia Child and 'The Fannie Farmer Cookbook' on top of the refrigerator, and she had a small repertoire of French dishes.
A farmer travelling with his load Picked up a horseshoe on the road, And nailed if fast to his barn door, That luck might down upon him pour; That every blessing known in life Might crown his homestead and his wife, And never any kind of harm Descend upon his growing farm.
James Thomas Fields
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.
As the Republican platforms says, the welfare of the farmer is vital to that of the whole country.
William Howard Taft
Is there anything sadder than the foods of the 1950s? Canned, frozen, packaged concoctions, served up by the plateful, three meals per day, in an era in which the supermarket was king, the farmer's market was, well, for farmers, and the word 'locavore' sounded vaguely like a mythical beast.
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