Inspiring Homesteading Quotes

When it comes to homesteading, there are all sorts of things to think about. But one of the most important things is finding the right mindset. These inspiring homesteading quotes will help you get in the right frame of mind to start your own homesteading journey.

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Quotes About Homesteading

When it comes to trying to find inspiration in your everyday life, here are some inspiring homesteading quotes to help you along the way.

“A garden returns 50x the investment you put into it. Not just food, but joy, peace and a real connection with creation. A spiritual retreat from a noisy world and hurried people. Grow a garden.”


“The greatest fine art of the future will be the making of a comfortable living from a small piece of land.”

Abraham Lincoln
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“Beauty surrounds us, but usually we need to be walking in a garden to know it.”


If you're looking for a little inspiration to help get you through your homesteading journey, look no further. Check out these quotes about homesteading. From famous authors and celebrities to everyday people, these quotes will remind you that you're not alone in your homesteading journey.

“The real things haven’t changed. It is still best to be honest and truthful; to make the most of what we have; to be happy with simple pleasures; and have courage when things go wrong.”

Laura Ingalls Wilder

“I was a fool to sacrifice the power of living in securing the means of a life.”

William J Dawson

“To plant a garden is to believe in tomorrow.”

Audrey Hepburn

“Anyone who has time for drama is not gardening enough.”


Others may think of a cozy cabin in the woods. Whatever image the word brings to mind, there is one common thread that runs through all definitions of a homestead: self-sufficiency.

Do not count your chickens before they are hatched.


“The key to everything is patience. You get the chicken by hatching the egg, not by smashing it.”

Arnold H. Glasow
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“The only things that succeed by sitting are chickens.”

Mustafa Dönmez

These inspiring homesteading quotes show us that it is possible to live a self-sufficient lifestyle. With a little hard work and determination, anyone can do it. So what are you waiting for? Get out there and start homesteading!

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