Our deep respect for the land and its harvest is the legacy of generations of farmers who put food on our tables, preserved our landscape, and inspired us with a powerful work ethic.
James H. Douglas, Jr.
I grew up in a farming family. I hated cleaning out the chickens but loved hatching them and feeding the new born sheep. The smell of hot milk still has a special resonance for me. Harvest was back-breaking work, though... Where do you think Jesus got his biceps from?
Before the reward there must be labor. You plant before you harvest. You sow in tears before you reap joy.
In seed time learn, in harvest teach, in winter enjoy.
It is only the farmer who faithfully plants seeds in the Spring, who reaps a harvest in the Autumn.
B. C. Forbes
Racism and injustice and violence sweep our world, bringing a tragic harvest of heartache and death.
November is auspicious in so many parts of the country: the rice harvest is already in, the weather starts to cool, and the festive glow which precedes Christmas has began to brighten the landscape.
F. Sionil Jose
The thankful receiver bears a plentiful harvest.
Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant.
Robert Louis Stevenson
Always do your best. What you plant now, you will harvest later.
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