Farmer Quotes

The brain, knowing that a person can't live forever in this world, rationaliz...

The brain, knowing that a person can't live forever in this world, rationalizes a future, or other-dimensional, world in which immortality is possible. In other words, religion is the earliest form of science fiction. ...Philip Jose Farmer
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How hard would it be...

How hard would it be to become a turnip farmer and not be dirt poor?
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โ€œYou [Black and White farmers] are kept apart that you may be separately fleeced of...

โ€œYou [Black and White farmers] are kept apart that you may be separately fleeced of your earnings. You are made to hate each other because upon that hatred is rested the keystone of the arch of financial despotism which enslaves you both." โ€• Thomas E Watson
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"To err is human, but to re...

"To err is human, but to really foul things up requires a computer." โ€” Farmers' Almanac
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Imagination is like a muscle. I ...

Imagination is like a muscle. I found out that the more I wrote, the bigger it got. Philip Jose Farmer
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When did Sir Ken Robinson say โ€œYou cannot predict the out...

When did Sir Ken Robinson say โ€œYou cannot predict the outcome of human development. All you can do is like a farmer create the conditions under which it will begin to flourishโ€ ?
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During the mid-1980s dairy farmers decided there was too much cheap milk at ...

During the mid-1980s dairy farmers decided there was too much cheap milk at the supermarket. So the government bought and slaughtered 1.6 million cows. How come the government never does anything like this with lawyers? - P.J. O'Rourke
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"What sensible man would not ...

"What sensible man would not be afraid of a farmer who made himself a king?" (Kalf - Vikings)
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Do unto those downstream as you would ...

Do unto those downstream as you would have those upstream do unto you. -Wendell Berry, farmer and author (b. 5 Aug 1934)
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"the word โ€˜Fascismโ€™ is almost entirely meaningless... I have heard it applied to farmers, shop...

"the word โ€˜Fascismโ€™ is almost entirely meaningless... I have heard it applied to farmers, shopkeepers, Social Credit, corporal punishment, fox-hunting, bull-fighting, the 1922 Committee... Kipling, Gandhi, Chiang Kai-Shek, homosexuality... Youth Hostels, astrology, women, dogs..." -Orwell
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"Iโ€™ve come to understand that their eyes ar...

"Iโ€™ve come to understand that their eyes are never vacant. Thereโ€™s always somebody looking back at you." -Bob Comis (Former Pig Farmer)
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"When rich speculators prosper while farmers lose their land; when government officia...

"When rich speculators prosper while farmers lose their land; when government officials spend money on weapons instead of cures; when the upper class is extravagant and irresponsible while the poor have nowhere to turn - all this is robbery and chaos." - Lao Tzu
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"Slaughtering animals for their meat is a socially-permissi...

"Slaughtering animals for their meat is a socially-permissible ethical transgression. Societal permission does not make it ethical, it just makes it acceptable." -Bob Comis (Pig farmer)
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"The fortune of the ma...

"The fortune of the man who sits also sits" - Philip Josรฉ Farmer (Author)
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