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"Storms make oaks take deeper root." - George Herbert

"Regimes planted by bayonets do not take root." - Ronald Reagan

"Seeds of discouragement cannot take root in a grateful heart." - Joel Osteen

"After all, the seeds of depression cannot take root in a grateful heart." - Andy Andrews

"We must take root; send out some little fibre at least, even every winter day." - Henry David Thoreau

"Reason finds it difficult to take root in the arid soil of wrath." - Lucy Freeman

"Many of us refuse to grow where we are put; consequently, we take root nowhere." - Oswald Chambers

"Cultivate the root; the leaves and branches will take care of themselves." - Confucius

"Some things take root in the brain and just do' let go." - Tim Seibles

"It's a good country for myths. Things seem to take root here." - Diana Gabaldon

"The destiny of Earthseed is to take root among the stars." - Octavia Butler

"Some things take root in the brain and just don't let go." - Tim Seibles

"Better to take pleasure in a rose than to put its root under a microscope." - Oscar Wilde

"Liberty, when it begins to take root, is a plant of rapid growth." - George Washington

"Our wanton accidents take root, and grow To vaunt themselves God's laws." - Charles Kingsley

"But I believe we must not allow feelings of defeat to take root in our hearts." - Daisaku Ikeda

"Love is the root of all joy and sorrow." - Meister Eckhart

"The truth of ourselves is the root of our acting." - Sanford Meisner

"And knowing money is a root of evil, in Christian charity, he'd take away whatever things may hinder your salvation." - Moliere

"marriages do not take root in the presence of witnesses but only in the consciousness of the persons involved." - Libbie Block

"Affliction is the wholesome soul of virtue; Where patience, honor, sweet humanity, Calm fortitude, take root, and strongly flourish." - David Mallet

"Belief has no place as far as science reaches, and may be first permitted to take root where science stops." - Rudolf Virchow

"Affliction is the wholesome soil of virtue, where patience, honor, sweet humanity, calm fortitude, take root and strongly flourish." - David Mallet

"Affliction is the wholesome soil of virtue, where patience, honor, sweet humility, and calm fortitude, take root and strongly flourish." - David Mallet

"A Short History of Medicine 2000 B.C. - Here, eat this root. 1000 B.C. - That root is heathen, say this prayer. 1850 A.D. - That prayer is superstition, drink this potion. 1940 A.D. - That potion is snake oil, swallow this pill. 1985 A.D. - That pill is ineffective, take this antibiotic. 2000 A.D. - That antibiotic is artificial. Here, eat this root." - Anonymous

"The seeds of great discoveries are constantly floating around us, but they only take root in minds well-prepared to receive them." - Joseph Henry

"To permit surveillance to take root on the Internet would mean subjecting virtually all forms of human interaction, planning, and even thought itself to comprehensive state examination." - Glenn Greenwald

"Seeds of great discoveries are constantly floating around us, but they only take root in minds well prepared to receive them." - Joseph Henry

"It's disturbing how fast weeds take root in my garden of worthiness. They're so hard to pull. And grow back so easily." - Wendelin Van Draanen

"When ownership is local and national, and various stakeholders work together, program innovations have a greater chance to take root and survive." - Ruth Simmons

"Life, unlike the inanimate, will take the long way round to circumvent barrenness. A kind of desperate will resides even in a root." - Loren Eiseley

"We Communists are like seeds and the people are like the soil. Wherever we go, we must unite with the people, take root and blossom among them." - Mao Zedong

"A form of government that is not the result of a long sequence of shared experiences, efforts, and endeavors can never take root." - Napoleon Bonaparte

"The pain that comes from deep love makes your love more fruitful. It is like a plow that breaks the ground to allow the seed to take root." - Henri Nouwen

"Our gracious God, we need the ministry of the Spirit of God within our lives so that Your Word may take root within us." - Alistair Begg

"We Communists are like seeds and the people are like the soil. Wherever we go, we must unite with the people, take root and blossom among them." - Mao Tse-Tung

"He was the first, the only love her life, and in a nature like hers such passions take deep root and die-hard." - Louisa May Alcott

"The only way you will ever permanently take control of your financial life is to dig deep and fix the root problem." - Suze Orman

"Communism feeds on aggression, hatred, and the imprisonment of men's minds and souls. This shall not take root in the United States." - Emanuel Celler

"The Government are very keen on amassing statistics - they collect them, add them, raise them to the nth power, take the cube root and prepare wonderful diagrams." - Josiah Stamp

"Our love is principle, and has its root In reason, is judicious, manly, free." - William Cowper

"Money is power, freedom, a cushion, the root of all evil, the sum of blessings." - Carl Sandburg

"Come to the Root of the Root of your Self" - Rumi

"Take steadily some one sin, which seems to stand out before thee, to root it out, by God's grace, and every fibre of it. Purpose strongly, by the grace and strength of God, wholly to sacrifice this sin or sinful inclination to the love of God, to spare it not, until thou leave of it none remaining, neither root nor branch." - Edward Bouverie Pusey

"Just take it a day at a time. If you think, "I'm never drinking again in my life," you're setting yourself up for failure. But if you just think, "I'm not drinking today," then get through that day and just stay consistent. Consistency is basically the root to everything; it's the root to all success. Consistency is key." - Ryan Montgomery

"The square root of nothing." - R D Laing

"God has aroused the spirit of kings and princes to root up from the earth the enemies of the Christian name. Therefore gird yourselves manfully and take up joyful arms for the name of Christ." - Bernard Of Clairvaux

"Whatever evil befalls us, we ought to ask ourselves... how we can turn it into good. So shall we take occasion, from one bitter root, to raise perhaps many flowers." - Leigh Hunt

"A new model is starting to take root and grow, one in which consumers have more choices, more tools, more information, and more power to guide these choices. I call this emerging model The Mesh." - Lisa Gansky

". . . it is impossible you should take true root but by the fair weather that you make yourself it is needful that you frame the season of your own harvest." - William Shakespeare

"People who have drawn wealth into their lives used The Secret, whether consciously or unconsciously. They think thoughts of abundance and wealth, and they do allow any contradictory thoughts to take root in their minds." - Rhonda Byrne

"Everything proceeds as if of its own accord, and this can all too easily tempt us to relax and let things take their course without troubling over details. Such indifference is the root of all evil." - I Ching

"Christian graces are like perfumes; the more they are pressed, the sweeter they smell; like stars that shine brightest in the dark; like trees, the more they are shaken, the deeper root they take, and the more fruit they bear." - John Mason

"It is impossible you should take true root but by the fair weather that you make yourself; it is needful that you frame the season for your own harvest." - William Shakespeare

"I have great confidence in the universal value and in basic human rights and I have great confidence that referenda will eventually take root and become part of our daily lives in Taiwan." - Chen Shui-bian

"I know that all cops are not sterling characters. But you have to have someone to root for. I balance it with rotten cops who will take a bribe, who will beat somebody up." - Ed McBain

"Many people do not allow their principles to take root, but pull them up every now and then, as children do the flowers they have planted, to see if they are growing." - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

"I saw my parents, as immigrants, try and try and try to take root and get ahead and so yes, 'Sweat' resonates with me incredibly. And I was an outsider. So I know very much about that." - Carlo Alban

"I know I'm not going to understand women. I'll never understand how you can take boiling hot wax, pour it onto your upper thigh, rip the hair out by the root, and still be afraid of a spider." - Jerry Seinfeld

"I realize there are few sectors that can do what philanthropy does, which is look at big problems, take a long term view, try to develop strategies for addressing the root causes and then go about solving them." - Risa J. Lavizzo-Mourey

"Nothing moves except my eyes and my hand occasionally turning a page, and yet something not exactly defined by the word text unfurls, progresses, grows and takes root as I read. But how does this process take place?" - Alberto Manguel

"Let despair be known as my ebb-tide; but let prayer have its springs, too, brimming, disarming him; discovering somewhere among his fissures deposits of mercy where trust may take root and grow." - R. S. Thomas

"All truly wise thoughts have been thoughts already thousands of times; but to make them truly ours, we must think them over again honestly, till they take root in our personal experience." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"Whenever evil befalls us, we ought to ask ourselves, after the first suffering, how we can turn it into good. So shall we take occasion, from one bitter root, to raise perhaps many flowers." - Leigh Hunt

"Nothing moves except my eyes and my hand occasionally turning a page, and yet something not exactly defined by the word "text" unfurls, progresses, grows and takes root as I read. But how does this process take place?" - Alberto Manguel

"All truly wise thoughts have been thought already thousands of times; but to make them truly ours, we must think them over again honestly, until they take root in our personal experience." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"A new model is starting to take root and grow, one in which consumers have more choices, more tools, more information, and more power to guide these choices. I call this emerging model 'The Mesh.'" - Lisa Gansky

"Compassion, in which all ethics must take root, can only attain its full breadth and depth if it embraces all living creatures and does not limit itself to mankind." - Albert Schweitzer

"I want my buildings to take root and look as if they've always been there. It isn't about pastiche or adapting what's already there. It's about trying to blend the future and the past." - Moshe Safdie

"Most of us know nothing about constitutional law, so it's hardly surprising that we take sides in the Obamacare debate the way we root for the Red Sox or the Yankees. Loyalty to the team is what matters." - Paul Bloom

"I have great confidence in Taiwan's democracy. I have great confidence in the universal value and in basic human rights, and I have great confidence that referenda will eventually take root and become part of our daily lives in Taiwan." - Chen Shuibian

"I have great confidence in the universal value and in basic human rights and I have great confidence that referenda will eventually take root and become part of our daily lives in Taiwan." - Chen Shuibian

"My friend is a former race car driver, so he races for Mercedes, and I root for him. I have a car that I love to race, I'll take it to the track." - Hill Harper

"Your life is a reflection of your past thoughts. That includes all the great things, and all the things you consider not so great... Think thoughts of abundance and wealth, and do not allow any contradictory thoughts to take root." - Rhonda Byrne

"Currents of energy shimmer through our bodies. Like shooting stars, we rocket through spacious stillness. But this silent, unmoving background is nothing like the granite ideas we use trying to take root in groundless soil." - Anthony Lawlor

"I know that all cops are not sterling characters. But you have to have someone to root for. I balance it with rotten cops who will take a bribe, who will beat somebody up." - Evan Hunter

"We are all regionalists in our origins, however 'universal' our themes and characters, and without our cherished hometowns and childhood landscapes to nourish us, we would be like plants set in shallow soil. Our souls must take root - almost literally." - Joyce Carol Oates

"When we root-root-root for the home team, we're rooting for our home as much as the team." - Richard Roeper

"The mind is only a bundle of thoughts. The thoughts have their root in the I-thought. Whoever investigates the True "I" enjoys the stillness of bliss." - Ramana Maharshi

"Prudent, cautious self-control is wisdom's root." - Robert Burns

"Pchem is the root of all evil." - Daniel Lee

"The root of prayer is interior silence." - Thomas Keating

"Ignore and ignorance share the same root." - Kathryn Erskine

"Self-respect is the root of discipline" - Abraham Joshua Heschel

"I always root for the monster." - J.R. Ward

"Water the root to enjoy the fruit." - Maharishi Mahesh Yogi

"Heavy is the root of light." - Laozi

"The noble must make humility his root." - Laozi

"The square root of I is I." - Vladimir Nabokov

"Inequality is the root of social evil." - Pope Francis

"Prudent, cautious self-control, is wisdom's root." - Robert Burns

"Shame is the root of all addictions." - John Bradshaw

"Expectation is the root of all heartache." - William Shakespeare

"The root cause of terrorism is terrorists." - Pierre Poilievre

"Strikes deeper, grows with more pernicious root." - William Shakespeare

"Ignorance: the root of all evil." - Plato

"The root of suffering is attachment" - Gautama Buddha

"Money is the root of all good." - Ayn Rand

"Faith takes root in the insignificant." - Nancy Willard

"Fear is the root of all courage" - Vivian Stanshall

""The root of joy is gratefulness."" - David Steindl-Rast

"Drawing is the root of everything." - Vincent Van Gogh

"Money is the root of all evil." - Common

"Woman is the root of all evil." - St Jerome

"Industry is the root of all ugliness." - Oscar Wilde

"Secrets...are the very root of cool." - William Gibson

"Selfishness is the root of great evil." - Richard G Scott

"Socialism never took root in America." - John Steinbeck

"The root of war is fear." - Thomas Merton

"Gratitude is the root of joy." - Jonathan Jackson

"You can root for someone who's imperfect." - Heidi Ewing

"Idleness is the root of all evil." - Proverbs

"Expectation is the root of all heartache." - Anonymous

"I'm a big root beer guy." - Dylan Obrien

"Pain is the root of knowledge." - Simone Veil

"Ideas are the root of creation." - Ernest Dimnet

"I always root for the defense." - Wellington Mara

"I'm a big root beer guy." - Dylan O'Brien

"Well, fans always root for the underdog." - Maria Sharapova

"Astonishment is the root of philosophy." - Paul Tillich

"Altruism is the root of all Wickedness" - Andrew Ryan

"Attachment is the root of all suffering." - Sean Leon

"We take ourselves way too seriously, and we don't take God seriously enough. It is not by accident that humor and humility come from the same root word. If you can laugh at yourself, you'll always have plenty of good material." - Rick Warren

"People don't take trips . . . trips take people." - John Steinbeck

"Faith is the root of all good works. A root that produces nothing is dead." - Daniel Wilson

"We need to discover the root causes of success rather than the root causes of failure." - David Cooperrider

"Evil being the root of mystery, pain is the root of knowledge." - Simone Weil

"Wisdom has its root in goodness, not goodness its root in wisdom." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Take pains. Be perfect." - William Shakespeare

"I don't take vacations." - Naomi Judd

"Mind is politics, because mind is ambitious and ambition is the root of politics. If you are ambitious you are political. Your ambition may take the form of religion, but the politics is there. Then you are competing with other saints." - Rajneesh

"Lovers and even some family members may come and go but the friendships that take root abide. Sometimes the best of what is true survives as if it had an independent will: The coals of friendship keep themselves alive until something happens to rekindle them." - Joan Frank

"We must teach our children that the preservation of liberty, and of an order of society conducive to human dignity, requires that a free people retain the moral and material means to discipline its own government, should the temptation to tyranny take root." - Alan Keyes

"The creative process is not like a situation where you get struck by a single lightning bolt. You have ongoing discoveries, and theres ongoing creative revelations. Yes, its really helpful to be marching toward a specific destination, but, along the way, you must allow yourself room for your ideas to blossom, take root, and grow." - Carlton Cuse

"Our religions will never at any time take root; the ancient wisdom of the human race will not be supplanted by the events in Galilee. On the contrary, Indian wisdom flows back to Europe, and will produce a fundamental change in our knowledge and thought." - Arthur Schopenhauer

"Sombre thoughts and fancies often require a little real soil or substance to flourish in; they are the dark pine-trees which take root in, and frown over the rifts of the scathed and petrified heart, and are chiefly nourished by the rain of unavailing tears, and the vapors of fancy." - John F. Boyes

"We must not rend our subjects from our laws, and stick them in our will. Sixth part of each? A trembling contribution! Why, we take from every tree lop, bark, and part o' the timber; and though we leave it with a root thus hacked, the air will drink the sap." - William Shakespeare

"Forgiveness is a strange thing. It can sometimes be easier to forgive our enemies than our friends. It can be hardest of all to forgive people we love. Like all of life's important coping skills, the ability to forgive and the capacity to let go of resentments most likely take root very early in our lives." - Fred Rogers

"Religious ideas and practices take root not because they are promoted by forceful theologians, nor because they can be shown to have a sound historical or rational basis, but because they are found in practice to give the faithful a sense of sacred transcendence." - Karen Armstrong

"The government are very keen on amassing statistics. They collect them, add them, raise them to the nth power, take the cube root and prepare wonderful diagrams. But you must never forget that every one of these figures comes in the first instance from the village watchman, who just puts down what he damn pleases." - Josiah Stamp

"You'll never make your mark as a writer unless you develop a respect for words and a curiosity about their shades of meaning that is almost obsessive. The English language is rich in strong and supple words. Take the time to root around and find the ones you want" - William Zinsser

"Sombre thoughts and fancies often require a little real soil or substance to flourish in; they are the dark pine-trees which take root in, and frown over the rifts of the scathed and petrified heart, and are chiefly nourished by the rain of unavailing tears, and the vapors of fancy." - John Frederick Boyes

"We must alert and organise the world's people to pressure world leaders to take specific steps to solve the two root causes of our environmental crises - exploding population growth and wasteful consumption of irreplaceable resources. Overconsumption and overpopulation underlie every environmental problem we face today." - Jacques Yves Cousteau

"We know that silence equals consent when atrocities are committed against innocent men, women and children. We know that indifference equals complicity when bigotry, hatred and intolerance are allowed to take root. And we know that education and hope are the most effective ways to combat ignorance and despair." - Gabrielle Giffords

"I grew up in Baltimore and that's why I root for the Orioles. I'm very suspicious of people who move and take on a new team. You should stick with the team of your youth all the way to your grave. That shows a sense of loyalty and devotion." - Frank Deford

"If you take the time to listen to an upset child's story with empathy, and guide the child toward figuring out the root of the problem, then the result is often that the child not only calms down, but also in the future is less likely to get so upset." - Carolyn Hax

"International "experts" from technical assistance agencies or universities can make important contributions, but they certainly don't have all the answers. When ownership is local and national, and various stakeholders work together, program innovations have a greater chance to take root and survive." - Ruth Simmons

"I would ask everyone to remember, in any situation we are experiencing, that we can come from a place of fear or love. I would say, however uncomfortable it may be sometimes to get to that root, to please take that extra time and courage to come from a place of love." - Dash Mihok

"The human spirit is not dead. It lives on in secret.... It has come to believe that compassion, in which all ethics must take root, can only attain its full breadth and depth if it embraces all living creatures and does not limit itself to mankind." - Albert Schweitzer

"I pray the Pope Francis can use his moral authority to inspire true religious freedom, and bring us closer to the day when freedom can finally take root on the island country; because only then will the people of Cuba prosper and have the opportunity to live out God's plan." - Marco Rubio



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