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 Xun Zi - “When you concentrate on agriculture and industry and are frugal in expenditures, Heaven cannot impoverish your state.”  
 Edward Thorndike - “Just as the science and art of agriculture depend upon chemistry and botany, so the art of education depends upon physiology and psychology.”  
 John Salazar - “I have always said there is only one thing that can bring our nation down - our dependence on foreign countries for food and energy. Agriculture is the backbone of our economy.”  
 John Salazar - “By increasing the use of renewable fuels such as ethanol and bio-diesel, and providing the Department of Energy with a budget to create more energy efficiency options, agriculture can be the backbone of our energy supply as well.”  
 Mike Rogers - “As an integral part of the Department of Agriculture, the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service monitors our Nation's agriculture to protect against agricultural pests and diseases.”  
 David Ricardo - “Profits might also increase, because improvements might take place in agriculture, or in the implements of husbandry, which would augment the produce with the same cost of production.”  
 Quintilian - “Consequently the student who is devoid of talent will derive no more profit from this work than barren soil from a treatise on agriculture.”  
 Michael Pollan - “Every major food company now has an organic division. There's more capital going into organic agriculture than ever before.”  
 George Nethercutt - “If we win, we'll make history, and I'll serve you on the Agriculture Committee.”  
 Ralph Merkle - “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.”  
 Michael McCaul - “Texas has been hit especially hard this year by a continuing drought, threatening high winds and increasingly destructive range fires. Simply, these conditions have lead to extremely adverse conditions in the agriculture industry.”  
 Michael McCaul - “Our farmers and ranchers have never faced as many problems as they do today with drought, range fires, high gas prices and an ever tightening budget on agriculture subsidies.”  
 Michael McCaul - “On this National Agriculture Day, when we all should be taking time to thank and pay tribute to America's farmers, ranchers and their families who produce the food for our tables, we are finding those same people in dire need of our help and support.”  
 Naguib Mahfouz - “As the tension eases, we must look in the direction of agriculture, industry and education as our final goals, and toward democracy under Mr Mubarak.”  
 James Madison - “America was indebted to immigration for her settlement and prosperity. That part of America which had encouraged them most had advanced most rapidly in population, agriculture and the arts.”  
 Ron Lewis - “The CAFTA region currently imports 15 billion annually of U.S. agriculture and manufactured goods.”  
 Rick Larsen - “As the first Member of Congress from western Washington to serve on the House Agriculture Committee in over 50 years, I am proud to represent the needs of our agriculture community.”  
 Ron Kind - “Furthermore, I represent a rural district where agriculture plays an important role in the economy and the life of many of its citizens.”  
 Arthur Keith - “The discovery of agriculture was the first big step toward a civilized life.”  
 Arthur Keith - “Before the discovery of agriculture mankind was everywhere so divided, the size of each group being determined by the natural fertility of its locality.”  
 Joseph Hume - “I see no reason for giving the capital employed in agriculture greater protection than the capital vested in other branches of trade, manufacture, or commerce.”  
 Tim Holden - “Penn State has also continued to be a leader in Pennsylvania's largest industry Agriculture.”  
 Martin Heidegger - “Agriculture is now a motorized food industry, the same thing in its essence as the production of corpses in the gas chambers and the extermination camps, the same thing as blockades and the reduction of countries to famine, the same thing as the manufacture of hydrogen bombs.”  
 Garrett Hardin - “In an approximate way, the logic of commons has been understood for a long time, perhaps since the discovery of agriculture or the invention of private property in real estate.”  
 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.”  

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