80+ Best Farmer Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Farmer is someone who owns or takes care of a farm. Profoundly inspirational farmer quotes will challenge the way you think, change the way you live and transform your whole life.

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Famous Farmer Quotes

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

Farming looks mighty easy when your plow is a pencil and you’re a thousand miles from the cornfield. Dwight D. Eisenhower

The Nation that destroys its soil destroys itself. Franklin D. Roosevelt

The ultimate goal of farming is not the growing of crops, but the cultivation and perfection of human beings. Masanobu Fukuoka

To be a farmer is to be a student forever, for each day brings something new. John Connell

Agriculture is the noblest of all alchemy; for it turns earth, and even manure, into gold, conferring upon its cultivator the additional reward of health. Paul Chatfield

As long as there’s a few farmers out there, we’ll keep fighting for them. Willie Nelson

Farming is a profession of hope. Brian Brett

To forget how to dig the earth and to tend the soil is to forget ourselves. Mahatma Gandhi

A reasonable agriculture would do its best to emulate nature. Rather than change the earth to suit a crop it would diversify its crops to suit the earth. Verlyn Klinkenborg

The master’s eye is the best fertilizer. Pliny the Elder

If you tickle the earth with a hoe she laughs with a harvest. Douglas Jerrold

The farmer has to be an optimist or he wouldn’t still be a farmer. Will Rogers

The discovery of agriculture was the first big step toward a civilized life. Arthur Keith

Farming is a profession of hope. Brett Brian

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

The ultimate goal of farming is not the growing of crops, but the cultivation and perfection of human beings. Masanobu Fukuoka

The story of family farming underscores a legacy of sustainability. Amanda Zaluckyj

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

I would rather be on my farm than be emperor of the world. George Washington

We have neglected the truth that a good farmer is a craftsman of the highest order, a kind of artist. Wendell Berry

No race can prosper until it learns there is as much dignity in tilling a field as in writing a poem. Booker T. Washington

Do what you love to do, and be around things that make you smile. The cows make me smile every day. David Jackson

The farmer is the only man in our economy who buys everything at retail, sells everything at wholesale, and pays the freight both ways. John F. Kennedy

I think having land and not ruining it is the most beautiful art that anybody could ever want to own. Andy Warhol

The farmer has to be an optimist or he wouldn’t still be a farmer. Will Rogers

Whether it’s on the tractor or in the pasture with the cows, I just love being able to take my kids to work when I need to. Will Collier

It is only the farmer who faithfully plants seeds in the Spring, who reaps a harvest in the Autumn. B. C. Forbes

There are only three things that can kill a farmer lightning, rolling over in a tractor, and old age. Bill Bryson

As long as there are a few farmers out there, we’ll keep fighting for them. Willie Nelson

Farmers only worry during the growing season, but townspeople worry all the time. Edgar Watson Howe

Do what you love to do, and be around things that make you smile. David Jackson

It is only the farmer who faithfully plants seeds in the Spring, who reaps a harvest in the Autumn. B. C. Forbes

We have neglected the truth that a good farmer is a craftsman of the highest order, a kind of artist. Wendell Berry

It feels good at the end of the day to know you made a product that other people are going to enjoy. Jericho Sanchez

There are only three things that can kill a farmer lightning, rolling over in a tractor, and old age. Bill Bryson

My dream is to become a farmer. Just a Bohemian guy pulling up his own sweet potatoes for dinner. Lenny Kravitz

The master’s eye is the best fertilizer. Pliny The Elder

Frankly, any city person who doesn’t think I deserve a white collar salary as a farmer doesn’t deserve my special food. Joel Salatin

It feels good at the end of the day to know you made a product that other people are going to enjoy. Jericho Sanchez

The farm is part of me. Erich Wehrenberg

A good farmer is nothing more nor less than a handy man with a sense of humus. E.B. White

Factory farming came about from a moral race to the bottom, with corporations vying against each other to produce more and bigger animals with less care at lower cost. Matthew Scully

Agriculture is civilization. E. Emmons

It is thus with farming if you do one thing late, you will be late in all your work. Cato the Elder

I always wanted to be a farmer. There is a tradition of that in my family. Bjork

Farming is a matter of dirt and dung. It is not the kind of thing we look to to find the meaning of human life. It is too ordinary, too inescapably a part of life to be interesting. We know that it has to be done, but see no reason to pay much attention to it. But it is just because farming is inescapably a part of human life that it may provide a clue to what is most basically human, and so a clue to our place within the cosmos. Stephanie Nelson

If the rain spoils our picnic, but saves a farmer’s crop, who are we to say it shouldn’t rain? Tom Barrett

Life on a farm is a school of patience; you can’t hurry the crops or make an ox in two days. Henri Alain

Agrarian reform should not merely subdivide misery, it must raise living standards. Ownership raises the farmer from his, but productivity will keep him on his feet. Gloria Macapagal Arroyo

A farm is a manipulative creature. There is no such thing as finished. Work comes in a stream and has no end. There are only the things that must be done now and things that can be done later. The threat the farm has got on you, the one that keeps you running from can until can’t is this do it now, or some living thing will wilt or suffer or die. Its blackmail, really. Kristin Kimball

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. Eva Longoria

The discovery of agriculture was the first big step toward a civilized life. Arthur Keith

My dream is to become a farmer. Just a Bohemian guy pulling up his own sweet potatoes for dinner. Lenny Kravitz

A good farmer is nothing more nor less than a handy man with a sense of humus. E. B. White

As the Republican platforms says, the welfare of the farmer is vital to that of the whole country. William Howard Taft

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

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. Miguel Indurain

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

I think having land and not ruining it is the most beautiful art that anybody could ever want to own. Andy Warhol

Farming isn’t a battle against nature, but a partnership with it. It is respecting the basics of nature in action and ensuring that they continue. Jeff Koehler

If a farmer fills his barn with grain, he gets mice. If he leaves it empty, he gets actors. Walter Scott

Agriculture looks different today  our farmers are using GPS and you can monitor your irrigation systems over the Internet. Debbie Stabenow

Farmers only worry during the growing season, but townspeople worry all the time. Edgar Watson Howe

I do think that there is a big difference between family farms and agri business, and one of the distressing things that I think has occurred is with consolidation of farm lands. You’ve seen large agri businesses benefit from enormous profits from existing farm programs, and I think we should be focusing most of those programs on those family farmers. Barack Obama

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

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

The cows make me smile every day. David Jackson

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

Our farmers deserve praise, not condemnation; and their efficiency should be cause for gratitude, not something for which they are penalized. John F. Kennedy

Agriculture is the noblest of all alchemy; for it turns earth, and even manure, into gold, conferring upon its cultivator the additional reward of health. Paul Chatfield

In undertaking farming we undertake a responsibility covering the whole life cycle. We can break it or keep it whole. Lord Northbourne

If you tickle the earth with a hoe she laughs with a harvest. Douglas Jerrol

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

The goal of any farmer, after producing enough to feed his own family, has always been to find the best place to sell the year’s crop. Sonny Perdue

Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant. Robert Louis Stevenson

Strong communities are built around local, real food. Food we trust to nourish our bodies, the farmer and planet. Kimbal Musk

Life on a farm is a school of patience; you can’t hurry the crop or make an ox in two days. Henri Alain

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