A green Christmas makes a fat churchyard.
Horn, corn, wool, and yarn! (Scottish toast)
No race can prosper till it learns that there is as much dignity in tilling a field as in writing a poem.
Those who labor in the earth are the chosen people of God, if ever He had a chosen people.
The life of a Husbandman of all others is the most delectable. It is honorable. It is amusing, and, with judicious management, it is profitable.
Were we directed from Washington when to sow, and when to reap, we should soon want bread.
When tillage begins, other arts follow. The farmers therefore are the founders of human civilization.
Earth is here (Australia) so kind, that just tickle her with a hoe and she laughs with a harvest
Agriculture for an honorable and highminded man, is the best of all occupations or arts by which men procure the means of living.
There are three ways a man can be ruined: women, gambling, and farming. My father chose the most boring.