“Hold the door, say please, say thank you. Don’t steal, don’t cheat, and don’t lie. I know you got mountains to climb, but always stay humble and kind.” ~ Tim McGraw
“The country life is to be preferred, for there we see the works of God, but in cities little else but the works of men. And the one makes a better subject for contemplation than the other.” ~ William Penn
“A farm includes the passion of the farmer’s heart, the interest of the farm’s customers, the biological activity in the soil, the pleasantness of the air about the farm — it’s everything touching, emanating from, and supplying that piece of landscape.” ~ Joe Salatin
“A farm is a manipulative creature. There is no such thing as finished. Work comes in a stream and has no end. There are only the things that must be done now and things that can be done later.” ~ Kristin Kimball
“Good farmers, who take seriously their duties as stewards of Creation and of their land’s inheritors, contribute to the welfare of society in more ways than society usually acknowledges, or even knows.” ~ Wendell Berry
“In the countryside, you’re always hearing sheep, birds, tractors, and farm equipment.” ~ Ben Howard
According to Wide Open Country, this list contains the Ten Best Country Songs about Farming.
“Even if a farmer intends to loaf, he gets up in time to get an early start.” ~ Edgar Watson Howe