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Roots Quotes
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"If art is to nourish the roots of our culture, society must set the artist free to follow his vision wherever it takes him."
-John F. Kennedy
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"Just to release a rock record with very little help from MTV, and with just touring and radio, I think it's awesome. I think it did a lot better than any of us expected. But we're a touring band. That's where our roots are and we love touring. It's a lot of fun."
-Pat Callahan
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"Occasionally their New England roots make them a little embarrassed and awkward about showing that side of themselves."
-Tom Rath
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"Winning the grass roots approval of rugby league fans is just as rewarding as receiving accolades from the experts."
-Andrew Johns
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"The tree root lifts up and breaks the sidewalk. They trim the roots back from the trees and put a root barrier, a piece of material next to the sidewalk that deters the tree roots from growing in that direction again."
-Jeff Skidmore
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"Blues is the roots, and everything else is the fruits. Just like you can't make soup without water, you can't make music without some element of the blues."
-Brad Wheeler
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"If the furrow is deep enough, and the plants are torn up and the roots are exposed and the sediment covers it, it can take decade or more to recover."
-Jason Bennis
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"The civil rights movement in this country has been a long journey, and I think it's worthwhile, from time to time, to be reminded of our roots."
-Bruce S. Gordon
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"Two great things you can give your children: one is roots, the other is wings."
-Hodding Carter
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"There are no black conservatives. Oh, there are neoconservatives with black skin, but they lack any claim to blackness other than the biological. They have forgotten their roots."
-Stephen Carter
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"Every single attempt has never achieved national dominance of the political system and the reason because they don't have the deep roots in the Israeli ideological system."
-Michael Oren
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"The MPC Computers Bowl, whose roots are based on a humanitarian model of service, would never attempt to discredit, humiliate or offend anyone."
-Gary Beck
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"The idea of it is to examine religious issues. They (panelist) are radical in the sense that they go to the roots of the problem."
-Alice Mccarthy
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"A brave man who climbs trees is food for their roots."
-Maori Proverb
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"It's back to my roots."
-Matt Kujovsky
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"We're very low-key, very grass roots, ... It's a group that works very quietly, yet efficiently, considering the amount of time we're able to put in it."
-Pat Brown
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"[Watson said McGovern has remained honest and humble and has never forgotten his South Dakota roots. If McGovern won the Nobel Peace Prize,] it wouldn't change him one bit, ... It would bring an even higher profile to the work he did."
-Robert Watson
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"We want our teachers to get a grass-roots effort. And we have a great relationship with hotels in Las Vegas."
-Jennifer Sherron
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"There may be some trees that are perfectly healthy where you might be able to just ramp on over (the roots)."
-Butch Seidle
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"Our roots are here. We're not going anywhere."
-Kevin Lowery
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"[The digital revolution, he argued, would bring comics closer to their roots: cave paintings. Yes, cave paintings.] The ancestors of printed comics drew, painted and carved their time-paths from beginning to end, without interruption, ... the infinite canvas."
-Scott Mccloud
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"Whoever can conquer the street will one day conquer the state, for every form of power politics and any dictatorship-run state has its roots in the street."
-Joseph Goebbels
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"I have deep roots here. It's going to be a great area for trails and wildlife."
-Richard Brand
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"Microsoft is really going back to its roots here."
-Charles Di Bona
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"There's not a lot of moisture on the ground. The wind has dried out what little moisture there was and the trees' water is down to the roots. The conditions are extremely dry."
-Barbara Stewart
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"'A Prairie Home Companion' has proudly had its roots in St. Paul since the inception of the show. They have scheduled road shows, yet it's important to maintain their place of operation. It's good news for the show and St. Paul."
-John Rash
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"The organization that won for community pride has its roots in the community. It is part of the local family. It has enhanced the pride and beauty of the area."
-Mary Dickson
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"We are thrilled to have this opportunity to return to our roots and create works of art of this historic building. Many of the Club's current efforts to educate the public on traditional fine arts are extensions of programs initiated while the Club resided in the Hollyhock House."
-Peter Adams
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