"Therefore I feel that the aforementioned guiding principle must be modified to read: If you desire peace, cultivate justice, but at the same time cultivate the fields to produce more bread otherwise there will be no peace."
"Let him who would enjoy a good future waste none of his present."Norman Borlaug on Roger Babson
"The best thing about the future is that it comes one day at a time."Norman Borlaug on Abraham Lincoln
"Lost time is never found again."Norman Borlaug on Benjamin Franklin
"Patience and time do more than strength or passion."Norman Borlaug on Jean de La Fontaine
"The future is something which everyone reaches at the rate of 60 minutes an hour, whatever he does, whoever he is."Norman Borlaug on C. S. Lewis
"Civilization as it is known today could not have evolved, nor can it survive, without an adequate food supply."
"Without food, man can live at most but a few weeks without it, all other components of social justice are meaningless."
"Yet food is something that is taken for granted by most world leaders despite the fact that more than half of the population of the world is hungry."
"Almost certainly, however, the first essential component of social justice is adequate food for all mankind."
"Man's survival, from the time of Adam and Eve until the invention of agriculture, must have been precarious because of his inability to ensure his food supply."