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American economist and author 1940-
Let me just try to give you sort of the intuitive one here on the stimulus funds. If you have a two-person economy - let's imagine we have two farms, and that's the whole world, just two farms. If one of those farmers gets unemployment benefits, who do you think pays for him? Am I going way over your heads today?
Henry David Thoreau
American writer 1817-1862
Farmers are respectable and interesting to me in proportion as they are poor.
Edgar W. Howe
American journalist and writer 1853-1937
Farmers only worry during the growing season, but towns people worry all the time.
Polish historian, essayist and dissident 1946-
France can never accept that it is no longer a dominating power in the world of culture. This is true both of the French right and the French left. They keep thinking that Americans are primitive cowboys or farmers who do not understand anything.
American author and political activist 1941-
It seems to me that there must be an ecological limit to the number of paper pushers the earth can sustain, and that human civilization will collapse when the number of, say, tax lawyers exceeds the world's total population of farmers, weavers, fisherpersons, and pediatric nurses.
French dancer and choreographer 1977-
Nowadays I actually cook Italian-style food more than French heavy sauces. I make a good salad, some great roasted vegetables, grilled fish. I'm crazy about L.A. because at the farmers' market you find all kinds of wild mushrooms.
French nobleman and chemist 1743-1794
One succeeds in obtaining an equivalent production at a lower price by improving the arts, trades and agriculture and by developing the physical and moral qualities of workers, farmers and craftsmen.
English poet, surgeon and clergyman 1754-1832
Our farmers round, well pleased with constant gain, like other farmers, flourish and complain.
American politician 1865-1951
The farmers in Kansas are sorely in need of a credit system meeting their special requirements, that they may more readily obtain money on short or long time for their farming operations, or that they may become owners of farms.
American historian, author, and academic 1922-2020
Up and down the the still sparsely settled coast of British North America, groups of men-intellectuals and farmers, scholars and merchants, the learned and the ignorant-gathered for the purpose of constructing enlightened governments.Source: The Ideological Origins of the American Revolution Ch. VI, THE CONTAGION OF LIBERTY, p. 231
American lawyer and statesman 1782-1852
When tillage begins, other arts follow. The farmers, therefore, are the founders of human civilization.
Bobbie Ann Mason
American novelist and short story writer
Working with food was fraught with anxiety when I was a girl. Like all farmers, we were at the mercy of the weather, and we lived in fear of crop failure.
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