A green Christmas makes a fat churchyard.
Horn, corn, wool, and yarn! (Scottish toast)
There are three ways a man can be ruined: women, gambling, and farming. My father chose the most boring.
Agriculture for an honorable and highminded man, is the best of all occupations or arts by which men procure the means of living.
Agriculture not only gives riches to a nation, but the only riches she can call her own.
He who sows the ground with care and diligence acquires a greater stock of religious merit than he could gain by the repetition of ten thousand prayers.
A cow is a very good animal in the field; but we turn her out of a garden.
The hardworking farmer should be the first to receive a share of the crops. (2 Timothy 2:6)
We may talk as we please of lilies, and lions rampant, and spread eagles in fields of d’or or d’argent, but if heraldry were guided by reason, a plough in the field arable would be the most noble and ancient arms.
It’s the opinion of some that crops could be grown on the moon. Which raises the fear that it may not be long before we’re paying somebody not to.