(Progressive Farmer image by John McKinney, 1964)

It is only the farmer who faithfully plants seeds in the Spring, who reaps a harvest in the Autumn.
B.C. Forbes

August brings the sheaves of corn, then the harvest home is born.
Nelle Spangler Mustain

Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom, must, like men, undergo the fatigues of supporting it.
Thomas Paine

Be not deceived; God is not mocked; for whatsoever a man soweth, that shall he also reap.
Galatians 6:7 (KJV)

Sow an act, and you reap a habit. Sow a habit and you reap a character. Sow a character and you reap a destiny.
James Allen

Striving for success without hard work is like trying to harvest where you haven't planted.
David Bly

If you would reap praise, you must sow the Seeds, gentle Words and useful Deeds.
Benjamin Franklin

Fill your barns, harvest lasts not forever.
Roman Proverb

Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant.
Robert Louis Stevenson

The thankful receiver bears a plentiful harvest.
William Blake

Pray ye therefore the Lord of the harvest, that he will send forth labourers into his harvest.
Matthew 9:38 (KJV)

With every deed you are sowing a seed, though the harvest you may not see.
Ella Wheeler Wilcox

Accuse not Nature, she hath done her part; Do thou but thine.
John Milton

No ray of sunlight is ever lost, but the green which it awakes into existence needs time to sprout, and it is not always granted to the sower to see the harvest.
Albert Schweitzer

The harvest of old age is the recollection and abundance of blessing previously secured.

There must be labor, incessant and constant, if there is to be a harvest.
Gordon B. Hinckley

While there may be many things in life you wish to harvest not every seed you plant will grow.
Rasheed Ogunlaru

You plant, then you cultivate, and finally you harvest. Plant, cultivate, harvest. In today's world, everyone wants to go directly from plant to harvest.
Jeff Olson


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