Roots

The grass roots are energized because the absolutely highest priority in the country in November is to defeat Barack Obama. I have spoken with literally thousands and thousands of tea-party activists — I have yet to meet a single tea-party leader that is not going to vote for Mitt Romney.

Ted Cruz

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My first day in Chicago, September 4, 1983. I set foot in this city, and just walking down the street, it was like roots, like the motherland. I knew I belonged here.

Oprah Winfrey

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Traditions are our roots and a profile of who we are as individuals and who we are as a family. They are our roots, which give us stability and a sense of belonging — they ground us.

Lidia Bastianich

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The fairest thing in nature, a flower, still has its roots in earth and manure.

D. H. Lawrence

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Change your opinions, keep to your principles; change your leaves, keep intact your roots.

Victor Hugo

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Consider a tree for a moment. As beautiful as trees are to look at, we don't see what goes on underground — as they grow roots. Trees must develop deep roots in order to grow strong and produce their beauty. But we don't see the roots. We just see and enjoy the beauty. In much the same way, what goes on inside of us is like the roots of a tree.

Joyce Meyer

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Roots are not in landscape or a country, or a people, they are inside you.

Isabel Allende

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Criticism, like rain, should be gentle enough to nourish a man's growth without destroying his roots.

Frank A. Clark

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Roots — quotes and aphorisms

When solving problems, dig at the roots instead of just hacking at the leaves.

Anthony J. D'Angelo

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There are only two lasting bequests we can hope to give our children. One of these is roots, the other, wings.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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The greatest gifts you can give your children are the roots of responsibility and the wings of independence.

Denis Waitley

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