Quotes August 15, 2021

“Earth and sky, woods and fields, lakes and rivers, the mountain and the sea, are excellent schoolmasters, and teach some of us more than we can ever learn from books.”
John Lubbock
“If the people cannot trust their government to do the job for which it exists – to protect them and to promote their common welfare – all else is lost.”
Barack Obama
“It’s so hard to forget pain, but it’s even harder to remember sweetness. We have no scar to show for happiness. We learn so little from peace.”
Chuck Palahniuk
It is our choices, that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.
J.K. Rowling – Author
And if the end result is that someone, somewhere winds up believing they can do something out of the ordinary, well, then you’ve really made it.
Angela Ahrendts – Previous Senior Vice-President of retail at Apple, Inc.
The key to success is to start before you are ready.
Marie Forleo – Marketing and Lifestyle Expert-Best-Selling Author
We’re strongest when we cheer each other on.
Serena Williams – Professional Tennis Player
If you focus on success, you’ll have stress. But if you pursue excellence, success will be guaranteed.
Deepak Chopra – Indian-American Author-Alternative Medicine Advocate
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
The ultimate goal of farming is not the growing of crops, but the cultivation and perfection of human beings.
Masanobu Fukuoka
I would rather be on my farm than be emperor of the world.
George Washington
When tillage begins, other arts follow. The farmers, therefore, are the founders of human civilization.
Daniel Webster
No race can prosper until it learns there is as much dignity in tilling a field as in writing a poem.
Booker T. Washington
Farming looks mighty easy when your plow is a pencil, and you’re a thousand miles from the corn field.
President Dwight D. Eisenhower
August rain: the best of the summer gone, and the new fall not yet born. The odd uneven time.
Sylvia Plath
“The month of August had turned into a griddle where the days just lay there and sizzled.”
Sue Monk Kidd
Imagination is the highest kite one can fly.
Lauren Bacall,