Crops

Famous quotes containing the word crops:

    Paper is cheap, and authors need not now erase one book before they write another. Instead of cultivating the earth for wheat and potatoes, they cultivate literature, and fill a place in the Republic of Letters. Or they would fain write for fame merely, as others actually raise crops of grain to be distilled into brandy.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)

    Listen, that’s the one that done it. The dusters. They started it anyways. Blowin’ like this year after year. Blowin’ the land away. Blowin’ the crops away. Blowin’ us away now.
    Nunnally Johnson (1897–1977)

    She planted corn and left the rest
    to elements, convinced that God
    with giant faucets regulates the rain
    and saves the crops from frost or foreign wind.
    Richard Hugo (1923–1982)