Root Quotes

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Vera Nazarian
“Listen to the trees as they sway in the wind.

Their leaves are telling secrets. Their bark sings songs of olden days as it grows around the trunks. And their roots give names to all things.

Their language has been lost.

But not the gestures.”
Vera Nazarian, The Perpetual Calendar of Inspiration

Maya Angelou
“Words are things. You must be careful, careful about calling people out of their names, using racial pejoratives and sexual pejoratives and all that ignorance. Don’t do that. Some day we’ll be able to measure the power of words. I think they are things. They get on the walls. They get in your wallpaper. They get in your rugs, in your upholstery, and your clothes, and finally in to you.”
Maya Angelou

Francis Bacon
“The general root of superstition : namely, that men observe when things hit, and not when they miss; and commit to memory the one, and forget and pass over the other.”
Francis Bacon, The Collected Works of Sir Francis Bacon

Robert Francis
“I follow Plato only with my mind
Pure beauty strikes me as a little thin
A little cold, however beautiful.

I am in love with what is mixed and impure
Doubtful, dark and hard to disencumber
I want beauty I must dig for, search for.

Pure beauty is beginning and not end
Begin with the sun and drop from sun to cloud
From cloud to tree, and from tree to earth itself

And deeper yet to the earth dark root.
I am in love with what resists my loving
With what I have to labor to make live.”
Robert Francis

Bruce Lee
“It is futile to argue as to which single leaf, which design of branch, or which attractive flower you like; when you understand the root, you understand all its blossoming.”
Bruce Lee, Striking Thoughts: Bruce Lee's Wisdom for Daily Living

Toba Beta
“Secret is the mother of all lies.”
Toba Beta, My Ancestor Was an Ancient Astronaut

Rupi Kaur
“this is the recipe of life
said my mother
as she held me in her arms as i wept
think of those flowers you plant
in the garden each year
they will teach you
that people too
must wilt
in order to bloom”
rupi kaur, The Sun and Her Flowers

Garth Greenwell
“I wanted to root into him, even as the wind said all rootedness was a sham, there were only passing arrangements, makeshift shelters and poor harbors, I love you, I thought suddenly in that rush that makes so much seem possible, I love you, anything I am you have use for is yours.”
Garth Greenwell, Cleanness

“Bloodraven is the root of all our woes, the white worm gnawimg at the heart of the realm.”
George R.R. Martin, A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms

Tamuna Tsertsvadze
“People are the root of the country.”
Tamuna Tsertsvadze, Gift of the Fox

Awdhesh Singh
“If you fail to sow good thoughts in your mind, the weeds of evil thoughts will take root there and eventually they will take up all the space and not let good thoughts flourish.”
Awdhesh Singh, 31 Ways to Happiness

Steven Magee
“Based on over a decade of doctors visits, I had concluded that there was a lack of root cause analysis.”
Steven Magee

Olawale Daniel
“It doesn't cost much to show love, but it cost a fortune not to. Lack of love is the root cause of pandemonium and unrest in this world.”
Olawale Daniel

Steven Magee
“Using Twitter has been the root cause of the downfall of many people.”
Steven Magee

“Contrary to popular belief, YOUR SENSUALITY IS NOT YOUR SINFUL SIDE nor what validates your wretchedness. That's like saying money is evil or the root of all evil.”
Lebo Grand

Yōko Ogawa
Yōko Ogawa, 博士の愛した数式 [Hakase no aishita sūshiki]

Steven Magee
“When researching human sickness, it is beneficial to have extensive root cause analysis skills.”
Steven Magee

Craig D. Lounsbrough
“Where an attitude of thankfulness is not, greed takes root. And that root will only fall to the axe of thankfulness. Therefore, we need to hold both the attitude and the axe ever close so that the roots never are.”
Craig D. Lounsbrough

“العلم هو معرفة تكويني به نستطيع أن نري و له معني كلمة طريق اصبح لها نهاية و أغاني !!”
Hesham Nebr

Steven Magee
“When you have a sickened mind and body, you have to spiritually disconnect from the situation and look at it as an opportunity to research the root causes.”
Steven Magee

Steven Magee
“A damaged brain and body is an opportunity to research the root causes and treatments.”
Steven Magee

Steven Magee
“The root cause of my brain damage is in professional astronomy.”
Steven Magee

Steven Magee
“Since the second world war, there has been a ratcheting up of global tensions and it is now time to address the root causes.”
Steven Magee

Steven Magee
“All problems have solutions.”
Steven Magee

“The fruits of life can only grow when your roots are implanted well. Being grounded is the key to being fruitful.”
Dr Prem Jagyasi

“We don't lack the truth or knowledge, we often ignore them. That's where the word IGNORe-ANCE comes from”
Aniekee Tochukwu Ezekiel

Abbi Waxman
“In many ways, turnips are the unsung heroes of the root crop universe. They don't have the ad budget potatoes have, or the glamorous appearance of carrots, but they shouldn't be underestimated. They're high in vitamins and minerals, low in sugar, and taste delicious roasted, caramelized, or mashed with a pound of butter. Pliny the Elder considered the turnip the most important vegetable of his day, because "its utility surpasses that of any other plant's." Say what you want about Pliny the Elder... he was a man who knew his vegetables.”
Abbi Waxman, The Garden of Small Beginnings

Sara Wolf
“That’s what a soul is: a root. It’s memories and love and feelings. And that can’t be destroyed. I promised you then and I promise you now—no one is ever really gone.”
Sara Wolf, Send Me Their Souls

Margot Berwin
“Mandrake is medicinal because the root contains an alkaloid that belongs to the atropine group. It's a powerful narcotic and analgesic, and, in larger doses, a superb anesthetic. It's magical because of the bizarre shape of the root, which looks like a human being, sometimes male, sometimes female. This root can and will exercise supernatural power over the human body and mind. It's both an aphrodisiac and a strong hallucinogen. Think about it. Those two things together can create the most mind-bending sex you're ever likely to have. And babies, too. In the book of Genesis, the barren Rachel eats the root and becomes pregnant with Joseph. The plant produces out-of-body experiences in some susceptible people, and a vastly increased sex drive in almost all men."
"Sounds good to me."
"A lot of people think so. Folks love to experiment with the mandrake. The problem is that it's poisonous in the wrong doses, and, too often to mention, people end up sick, or worse. They forget that the mandrake is in the family Solanaceae, similar to deadly nightshade.”
Margot Berwin, Hothouse Flower and the Nine Plants of Desire

“Knowledge of the self is the root of all knowledge.”
Heidi M. Morrison (Heidi Morrison Teachings)

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