This big-wheeled wide load ain't goin' any faster. So just smile and wave and tip your hat to the man up on the tractor.
It's no fun being a horse when the tractor comes along, or the blacksmith when the car comes along.
I haven't seen a tractor working all day. The country has gone sane and got back to horses. Farmers all look worse, but they feel better.
I didn't get much peace, but I heard in Norway that Russia might well become a huge market for tractors soon.
I have been afraid of putting air in a tire ever since I saw a tractor tire blow up and throw Newt Hardbine's father over the top of the Standard Oil sign.
If I hadn't become a golfer, I doubt I'd be wealthy, because I don't have the sort of ego that drives a person all day long. I might have wound up driving a tractor.
His herding instinct is so strong that he confuses tractors on a baseball field for sheep. He was hospitalized twice. Once by a line drive and once for attacking a tractor tread.
There are only three things that can kill a farmer: lightning, rolling over in a tractor, and old age.
That's the great thing about a tractor. You can't really hear the phone ring.
When we went into World War II, I was a tractor driver then. I drove tractors on the plantation. So when they start calling people my age, 18, up, I was one they called.
He'd be washing dishes, or riding a tractor mower. He got sweaty and dirty. He wasn't afraid of manual labor. When you see your teacher do that, it's a great inspiration.
I did as much as I could: raising chickens, pushing an ice-cream cart, bagging walnuts, driving a tractor on a beet farm, working on the railroad. I think this eclectic career helped me a lot in life.
Charles R. Schwab
My father kept me busy from dawn to dusk when I was a kid. When I wasn't pitching hay, hauling corn or running a tractor, I was heaving a baseball into his mitt behind the barn ... If all the parents in the country followed his rule, juvenile delinquency would be cut in half in a year's time.
The only difference between men and women is that women are able to create new little human beings in their bodies while simultaneously writing books, driving tractors, working in offices, planting crops -- in general, doing everything men do.
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