A farm is like a man—however great the income, if there is extravagance but little is left.
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Cato the Elder. De Agricultura [On Agriculture]. 160 BC, ch. 1, sect. 6.
Cato the Elder. "On Agriculture." Cato and Varro: On Agriculture. Translated by W. D. Hooper and H. B. Ash. Harvard UP, 1934, ch. 1, sect. 6.