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Corn Quotes

I hope you find value in these encouraging quotes about Corn.

I have no hostility to nature, but a child's love to it.
I expand and live in the warm day like corn and melons.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Related topics: Nature

We return thanks to our mother,
the earth, which sustains us.
We return thanks to the rivers and streams
which supply us with water.
We return thanks to all herbs, which furnish medicines
for the cure of our diseases.
We return thanks to the corn, and to her sisters,
the beans and squashes, which give us life.
We return thanks to the bushes and trees,
which provide us with fruit.
We return thanks to the wind,
which, moving the air, has banished diseases.
We return thanks to the moon and the stars,
which have given us their light when the sun was gone.
We return thanks to our grandfather He-no,
that he has protected his grandchildren from witches and reptiles,
and has given us his rain.
We return thanks to the sun,
that he has looked upon the earth with a beneficent eye.
Lastly, we return thanks to the Great Spirit,
in whom is embodied all goodness,
and who directs all things for the good of his children.
- Iroquois traditional

A light wind swept over the corn, and all nature laughed in the sunshine.
- Anne Bronte

Farming looks mighty easy when your plow is a pencil
and you're a thousand miles from the corn field.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

 

The day of fortune is like a harvest day,
We must be busy when the corn is ripe.
- Torquato Tasso

The white men of the South had better make up their
minds that the blacks will remain in the South just
as long as corn will tassel and cotton will bloom into whiteness.
- Timothy Thomas Fortune

I'll give you an example.
Henry, the old black guy who cooks the corn bread,
he worked on the railroads for about 20 years so he
knows how to lay and build track.
- Marc Singer

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Ritual will always mean throwing away something:
destroying our corn or wine upon the altar of our gods.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton

For what were all these country patriots born? To hunt,
and vote, and raise the price of corn?
- George Byron

U.S.
corn exports to CAFTA countries will benefit from reduced
tariffs and duty-free access for corn products.
- John Shimkus

In the Depression we had to divert corn acreage.
- Orville Redenbacher

The goldenrod is yellow, The corn is turning brown,
The trees in apple orchards With fruit are bending down.
- Helen Hunt Jackson

We made more money feeding molasses,
urea,
and corn cobs to cattle than we ever did feeding dent corn.
- Orville Redenbacher

I maintain that the existing corn laws are bad,
because they have given a monopoly of food to the landed
interest over every other class and over every other interest in the kingdom.
- Joseph Hume

Nitrogen fertilizer is used on all crops produced in this country,
but it is a key plant nutrient to produce corn a critical
crop to Illinois farmers.
- John Shimkus

Today's smartest advertising style is tomorrow's corn.
- William Bernbach

I know my corn plants intimately, and I find it a great pleasure to know them.
- Barbara McClintock

Also see how many quarters of corn you will spend in
a week in dispensable bread,
how much in alms.
- Robert Grosseteste

The cobs were delivered to a big pile.
We were one of the first to feed corn cobs to cattle.
- Orville Redenbacher

Kansas had better stop raising corn and begin raising hell.
- Mary Elizabeth Lease

Grilling outside with my parents at the Jersey shore.
We would grill lobster and corn in the summer.
- Bobby Flay

We should increase our development of alternative fuels,
taking advantage of renewable resources,
like using corn and sugar to produce ethanol or soybeans to produce biodiesel.
- Bobby Jindal

Corn ethanol can help in the short term,
but it has serious limitations, and none of this is
going to work if we don't dramatically improve the
efficiency of our cars and trucks.
- David Friedman

The return from cows and sheep in cheese is worth much
money every day in the season,
without calves and lambs, and without the manure,
which all return corn and fruit.
- Robert Grosseteste

Corn is a greedy crop, as farmers will tell you.
- Michael Pollan

I was wearing corn plasters above and below my toes
and taping my ankles twice.
- Cesar Romero

We used to go around tipping outhouses over,
or turning over corn shocks on Halloween.
Anything to be mean.
- Loretta Lynn

The corn law was intended to keep wheat at the price of 80s.
the quarter; it is now under 40s.
the quarter.
- John Bright

Illinois corn farmers are the Nation's number two exporter of feed grains.
- John Shimkus

It was necessary to have an even depth of corn on the
top compared to the sides,
so the air would not take the easiest route and not
evenly dry the stored corn.
- Orville Redenbacher

The older, thinner, and less productive grass lands,
however, frequently can be made to produce much larger
yields of feed in corn than if left,
as they are, in unproductive grass.
- David F. Houston

The next summer, 1794, corn grew dear,
and distress began in our land.
- Joanna Southcott

I believe that if you don't want to do anything,
then sit there and don't do it, but don't expect people
to hand you a corn beef sandwich and wash your socks
for you and unzip your fly for you.
- Shel Silverstein

If you know how many acres you have sown of each kind of corn,
inquire how much the acre the soil of that land takes for sowing,
and count the number of quarters of seed,
and you shall know the return of seed,
and what ought to be over.
- Robert Grosseteste

If then the prosperity of the commercial classes,
will most certainly lead to accumulation of capital,
and the encouragement of productive industry;
these can by no means be so surely obtained as by a
fall in the price of corn.
- David Ricardo

I love to study the many things that grow below the
corn stalks and bring them back to the studio to study the color.
If one could only catch that true color of nature -
the very thought of it drives me mad.
- Andrew Wyeth

The Indian Corn, or Maiz, proves the most useful Grain in the World;
and had it not been for the Fruitfulness of this Species,
it would have proved very difficult to have settled
some of the Plantations in America.
- John Lawson

There is abundant proof that the opening of our ports
always tends to raise the price of foreign corn to
the price in the English market,
and not to sink the price of British corn to the price
in the continental market.
- Joseph Hume

If your corn has a herbicide-tolerant gene,
it means you can spray your herbicides and kill the weeds;
you won't kill your corn because it's producing a gene
that makes it tolerant of the herbicide.
- Jeremy Rifkin

Corn is an efficient way to get energy calories off
the land and soybeans are an efficient way of getting protein off the land,
so we've designed a food system that produces a lot
of cheap corn and soybeans resulting in a lot of cheap fast food.
- Michael Pollan

In corn, I think I've found the key to the American food chain.
If you look at a fast-food meal, a McDonald's meal,
virtually all the carbon in it - and what we eat is mostly carbon -
comes from corn.
- Michael Pollan

A woman brought her child with an abscess in the lower part of the back,
and offered as much corn as she could carry for some medicine;
we administered to it of course very cheerfully.
- Meriwether Lewis

Corn is the leading food and feed crop of the United
States in geographic range of production,
acreage, and quantity of product.
The vital importance of a large acreage of this crop,
properly cared for, therefore, is obvious.
- David F. Houston

The first movie I saw - and I don't know if it influenced me -
was Ben Hur.
We watched it outside in a corn field,
and it ran backwards, so the first movie I ever saw was Ben Hur backwards.
- Roberto Benigni

The advantage to Great Britain of a regular free trade in corn would,
therefore, be more by raising the rest of the world
to our standard and price,
than by lowering the prices here to the standard of the Continent.
- Joseph Hume

In addition to contributing to erosion,
pollution, food poisoning, and the dead zone,
corn requires huge amounts of fossil fuel -
it takes a half gallon of fossil fuel to produce a bushel of corn.
- Michael Pollan

Thanks to farm subsidies, the fine collaboration between
agribusiness and Congress,
soy, corn and cattle became king.
And chicken soon joined them on the throne.
It was during this period that the cycle of dietary
and planetary destruction began,
the thing we're only realizing just now.
- Mark Bittman

You really get the most out of sweet corn if you pick
the corn off the stalk and rush it to a pot of boiling water.
The longer you wait, the more sugar you lose.
But if you get it in the first half hour,
that is the sweetest corn ever.
- Sam Donaldson

For the sake of argument and illustration I will presume
that certain articles of ordinary diet,
however beneficial in youth, are prejudicial in advanced life,
like beans to a horse, whose common ordinary food is hay and corn.
- William Banting

This means that they are bound by law and custom to
plough the fields of their masters,
harvest the corn, gather it into barns,
and thresh and winnow the grain; they must also mow and carry home the hay,
cut and collect wood, and perform all manner of tasks of this kind.
- Jean Froissart

Destroy or take away the employment and wages of those artisans -
which the corn laws in a great measure do -
and you will,
ere long, render the land in Great Britain of as little
value as it is in other countries.
- Joseph Hume

With an open trade in corn and a fixed duty we should
have every man in the country fully fed and happy,
instead of our present situation in which so much distress exists -
distress of our own producing.
- Joseph Hume

And in doing this I advise you to send to the best
manors of your lands those of your household in whom
you place most confidence to be present in August at the leading of the corn,
and to guard it as aforesaid.
- Robert Grosseteste

And with the money from your corn, from your rents,
and from the issues of pleas in your courts,
and from your stock, arrange the expenses of your kitchen
and your wines and your wardrobe and the wages of servants,
and subtract your stock.
- Robert Grosseteste

We're gonna try and bring on all the different aspects
of horror movie making and bring on guests and show
all these old '50's B movies.
Not the real corny ones, the real cool ones.
- Jerry Only

It's perfectly okay if you don't understand every single one of them.
For one thing, I make a lot of corny jokes,
and you have to be 40 years old to get some of them.
- Brian P. Cleary

I had to try and find a way to express happiness without sounding corny.
- Daniel Johns

We all feel love, and that might sound kind of corny,
but I really feel that's what joins musicians together around the world.
- Enrique Iglesias

You see, money isn't everything - I know it sounds
corny but I really mean it -
success means a lot more.
- Glynis Johns

I want to keep - this seems so corny -
I want to keep growing as an artist.
- John Glover

It sounds corny, but I've promised my inner child that
never again will I ever abandon myself for anything or anyone else again.
- Wynonna Judd

There is an element of truth in every idea that lasts
long enough to be called corny.
- Irving Berlin

As corny as it may sound, my true goal was to crack the Americana market.
- Arthur Godfrey

Very often some of the religious miracle plays you
see on television can be very corny,
I find.
And so simplistic.
- Robert Duvall

I know this is kind of corny, but we thought about
renewing our vows again because I think my mom would
really love it if we did that in Arkansas,
where I came from.
- Mary Steenburgen

I'm trying to learn how to tap into the power of my own being.
I know it sounds corny.
- Lucinda Williams

You know, it sounds corny, but I believe in myself.
And I work hard.
- Arthur Godfrey

I think older people can appreciate my music because
I really show my heart when I sing,
and it's not corny.
I think I can grow as an artist, and my fans will grow with me.
- Justin Bieber

High Noon is a pretty corny movie.
- Robert Duvall

After Watergate, which happened when I was in college,
I became increasingly inspired by journalism as a way to change the world.
It sounds corny, but to wake the public up,
to serve a higher cause.
- David Talbot

It's funny because I think it also goes very well with the show.
It has this reputation as being this love city where
everyone goes to get married,
but when you get there, it's very corny and tacky.
- Caroline Dhavernas


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