“Farming looks mighty easy when your plow is a pencil and you're a thousand miles from the cornfield.”
Dwight D. Eisenhower (1890-1969)
34th U.S. President.
“Triptolemus, one of the principal figures in Greek religion, is said to be the inventor of the plow and of agriculture, and therefore the real father of what we call civilization.”
M.F.K. Fisher, in her translation of ‘The Physiology of taste’ (1949).
“Plough deep, while Sluggards sleep;
And you shall have Corn, to sell and to keep.”
Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790)
‘Poor Richard's Almanac’
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