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" A beginner must look on himself as one setting out to make a garden for his Lord's pleasure, on most unfruitful soil which abounds in weeds. His Majesty roots up the weeds and will put in good plants instead. Let us reckon that this is already done when the soul decides to practice prayer and has begun to do so. "
Saint Teresa of Avila
" Acquaintances we meet, enjoy, and can easily leave behind; but friendship grows deep roots. "
H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
" A filmmaker can never be distant from his roots. "
" After my bar mitzvah, I started to assimilate, to really not pay attention to my roots. The anti-Semitic experiences of my youth had been very painful. You try to put all that in the past and become a person of the world. I think that's the right thing to do. But it's not right to leave out who you really are. That's a tragedy. "
" After spending time with police officers on ride-alongs, meeting with politicians on the state and federal level and grass roots organizations fighting for human rights, it's clear that our criminal justice system is still crippling communities of color through mass incarceration. "
" A genuine man goes to the roots. To be a radical is no more than that: to go to the roots. "
" Agriculture has deep roots both in my life and in Arkansas' history. "
" A lasting architecture has to have roots. "
I. M. Pei
" All my roots are Broadway. I got my Equity Card doing a Broadway show, and my first love is theater. "
Jesse Tyler Ferguson
" All my roots are still in the prarie country of the Middle West. "
James Norman Hall
" All novelists I speak to about how they started usually say it was by pulling up their roots and going to live somewhere else. You see the shape of your life at a distance. "
" All that is gold does not glitter, not all those who wander are lost; the old that is strong does not wither, deep roots are not reached by the frost. "
J. R. R. Tolkien
" All things must come to the soul from its roots, from where it is planted. "
Saint Teresa of Avila
" All writers have roots they draw from - travel, work, family. My roots are in science and it is fertile ground for fiction. "
" A lot of groups spend their whole cultural and aesthetic identity trying to move away from Africa, which I think is a mistake. One of the reasons I love Cuba and cultures like that is because they're not trying to move away from their African roots, they're trying to embrace them. That's part of the culture. "
" A lot of names in America and Europe have their roots in Latin and Greek words. A lot of them go back to archetypes and their stories. "
Maynard James Keenan
" A lot of things come down to your roots and how you're brought up. "
" Although I was raised in Canada and the U.K., my roots are in Egypt through my father, in a family line that stretches back generations and runs along the Nile, from the concrete of Cairo to the coast of Alexandria. "
Shereen El Feki
" Although the French appellation system has its roots in the 1923 system created in Chateauneuf-du-Pape by Baron Le Roy, proprietor of the renowned Chateau Fortia, Chateauneuf-du-Pape never developed a reputation for quality or achieved the prestige enjoyed by such regions as Burgundy and Bordeaux. "
Robert M. Parker, Jr.
" And so much of my life has been about returning home and longing for home, wanting my children to know about my roots. And I thought I can't be the only one to feel this way so I thought it would be an interesting topic to explore. "
" And so, when I was a young writer I always worked hard on imagery, and I knew that the roots of imagery were the senses - and that if my readers could feel, taste and see what I was talking about, I would be able to tell them a story. "
" Anguish over the loss of a loved one or feelings of helplessness have complex roots. But in the end, they make you feel bad because they adjust your brain's chemistry. Happiness and its opposite are both electro-chemical reactions; those reactions are temporary and ineffable and could even have hidden benefits. "
" Anyone who knows anything about me knows that I am a very patriotic guy, in terms of my Scottishness and my roots. "
" A poet must be a psychologist, but a secret one: he should know and feel the roots of phenomena but present only the phenomena themselves in full bloom or as they fade away. "
" A real foolproof way to do it is play your stuff by hook or by crook and build up a grass roots following. "
" Art cannot be looked at as an elite, sacred event anymore. It has to be embraced as an accessible, popular form, which is what I believe theater is at its roots. "
" As artists, we must not go down to the level of the masa; we should bring them up, intellectualize our languages, create classics out of our folk arts. We can do this if we are true to our roots and strive for excellence. "
F. Sionil Jose
" As a Swiss-Italian who has always worked for foreign banks, there was clearly an element of pride going back to my roots and working for the biggest bank in my country. "
" As far as I'm concerned, if you want to find out about the last day of WWII or the roots of the Indian Mutiny, get thee to a books catalogue. "
" A social democratic party without deep roots in the working class movement would quickly fade into an unrepresentative intellectual sect. "
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