Favorite Quotes

“In my world, there is no more noble calling than to farm.” said Thomas Jefferson who regarded agriculture with such respect that in the library system he invented he included it among the arts.

“To grow things is a sacrament. It is to labor in co-creation with the Almighty. It is not so much to make use of land, but to be well-used by it.”  Neill Archer Roan

“To forget how to dig the earth and to tend the soil is to forget ourselves.”  Mohandas K. Gandhi.

“You know, farming looks mighty easy when your plow is a pencil, and you’re a thousand miles from the corn field.” Dwight D. Eisenhower

“Let not your learning exceed your deeds lest you become like a tree with many branches and no roots.” Old Yiddish Saying