Maxioms Pet

X
Share to:

You May Also Like   /   View all maxioms

  ( comments )
  8  /  16  

He who owns the soil, owns up to the sky.
[Lat., Cujus est solum, ejus est usque ad coelum.]

He who owns the soil, owns up to the sky.
[Lat., Cujus est solum, ejus est usque ad coelum.]

by Douglas Jerrold Found in: Agriculture Quotes,
Share to:
  ( comments )
  10  /  14  

When the land is cultivated entirely by the spade, and no horses
are kept, a cow is kept for read more

When the land is cultivated entirely by the spade, and no horses
are kept, a cow is kept for every three acres of land.

by John Stuart Mill Found in: Agriculture Quotes,
Share to:
  ( comments )
  13  /  27  

Cultivators of the earth are the most valuable citizens. They are the most vigorous, the most independant, the most virtuous, read more

Cultivators of the earth are the most valuable citizens. They are the most vigorous, the most independant, the most virtuous, and they are tied to their country and wedded to it’s liberty and interests by the most lasting bands

by Thomas Jefferson Found in: Agriculture Quotes,
Share to:
  ( comments )
  12  /  14  

The first farmer was the first man, and all historic nobility
rests on possession and use of land.

The first farmer was the first man, and all historic nobility
rests on possession and use of land.

  ( comments )
  27  /  38  

In ancient times, the sacred Plough employ'd
The Kings and awful Fathers of mankind:
And some, with read more

In ancient times, the sacred Plough employ'd
The Kings and awful Fathers of mankind:
And some, with whom compared your insect-tribes
Are but the beings of a summer's day,
Have held the Scale of Empire, ruled the Storm
Of mighty War; then, with victorious hand,
Disdaining little delicacies, seized
The Plough, and, greatly independent, scorned
All the vile stores corruption can bestow.

by James Thomson (1) Found in: Agriculture Quotes,
Share to:
  ( comments )
  22  /  24  

A field becomes exhausted by constant tillage.
[Lat., Continua messe senescit ager.]

A field becomes exhausted by constant tillage.
[Lat., Continua messe senescit ager.]

  ( comments )
  22  /  17  

Agriculture is best, enterprise is acceptable, but avoid being on a fixed wage.

Agriculture is best, enterprise is acceptable, but avoid being on a fixed wage.

by Indian Proverb Found in: Agriculture Quotes,
Share to:
  ( comments )
  10  /  16  

Adam, well may we labour, still to dress
This garden, still to tend plant, herb, and flower.

Adam, well may we labour, still to dress
This garden, still to tend plant, herb, and flower.

by John Milton Found in: Agriculture Quotes,
Share to:
  ( comments )
  25  /  37  

Where grows?--where grows it not? If vain our toil,
We ought to blame the culture, not the soil.

Where grows?--where grows it not? If vain our toil,
We ought to blame the culture, not the soil.

by Alexander Pope Found in: Agriculture Quotes,
Share to:
Maxioms Web Pet