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Roots

Total Quotes : 39
Help Intolerance

Hatred, intolerance, poor hygienic conditions and violence all have roots in illiteracy, so we're trying to do something to help the poor and the needy.

- Abdul Qadeer Khan

Family Symbolic

Roots is not just a saga of my family. It is the symbolic saga of a people.

- Alex Haley

Strong Political

The economic and political roots of the conflicts are too strong for us to pretend to create a lasting state of harmonious understanding between men.

- Alva Myrdal

Cultural Something

My cultural roots are something illusive.

- Ang Lee

Education Fruit

The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet.

- Aristotle

Soul Cook

I cook the food of Macau, my roots and soul food.

- China Machado

Big Like

I like big casts. The experience of working together, that human contact - those are my roots, professionally.

- Chris Noth

Lost Blues

I haven't lost my blues roots.

- Christine McVie

Brazil Where

Brazil is where I have to be, where I have my roots.

- Clarice Lispector

Wealth Fame

I've got wealth and fame but I haven't changed my roots.

- Craig Charles

Very About

My favourite poem is called 'Roots and Wings' - it's a very moving poem about how if you've got real roots you can fly.

- David Miliband

Although Cannot

Roots can live without branches, although truncated; branches cannot live without roots.

- David Novak

Gotta Stick

I've gotta stick to my roots, and my roots are blues.

- Barbara Lynn

Go Seen

My roots in electronic music go from weird glitch music to now what's seen as pop music. Electronic music is pop music now.

- GRiZ

True Sticking

I'm sticking true to my roots.

- Brantley Gilbert

Architecture Lasting

A lasting architecture has to have roots.

- I. M. Pei

Country Inside

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

- Isabel Allende

Like Hop

Growing up playing the drums, I idolised Questlove from an early age. 'Phrenology' was the first Roots record that I ever heard, and that was like my introduction to hip hop.

- Isom Innis

Very Musical

I have a very musical family from my Scottish roots.

- Carice van Houten

Nostalgic Very

I get very sentimental, I get very nostalgic, and when I live in a place, I instantly put down way too many roots.

- Casey Affleck

Take Deeper

Storms make trees take deeper roots.

- Dolly Parton

Like Right Arm

The roots that weave up my right arm and onto my neck are my way of connecting with the earth: the earth's roots carry water like a human's veins carry blood.

- Jeff Hardy

Still Very

I'm still very much a West Virginia boy. I haven't forgotten my roots, because that's really who I am.

- Jerry West

Off Jay

To get the adrenaline pumping between events - or to help me switch off, Jay Z, the Roots and Drake are on my playlist.

- Jessica Ennis

Started Musical

People don't realize that I started in musical theater. That's where my roots are.

- Katee Sackhoff

Mum Dad

My roots are Scottish. My dad's parents are from Scotland, and my mum's dad is Scots.

- Katharine Isabelle

Hesitate Cut

We mustn't hesitate to cut corruption at its roots.

- Felipe VI of Spain

Birds I Remember

My roots are African. The birds I remember, the fruits I ate, the trees I climbed, they're African.

- Teresa Heinz

Soul God Bless

God bless the roots! Body and soul are one.

- Theodore Roethke

Think Important

I don't think I've ever spoken to anyone who's told me that the story of 'Roots' isn't important.

- Malachi Kirby

Deep Souls

What a miracle life is and how alike are all souls when they send their roots down deep and meet and are one!

- Nikos Kazantzakis

Argue Crises

Many of the crises we see in the 21st century, I would argue, have their roots in the dawn of the Neolithic.

- Spencer Wells

I Am Am

I am charismatic with roots of the Pentecostal.

- Oral Roberts

Ghetto Your

'Be faithful to your roots' is the liberal version of 'Stay in your ghetto.'

- Mason Cooley

Run Your

You can't run from your roots.

- Stewart O'Nan

Listening American

Too much emphasis is put on American roots music when people try and place me. You know, I grew up listening to punk.

- Will Oldham

Sports Nobody

Nobody roots for Goliath.

- Wilt Chamberlain

Everybody David

Everybody pulls for David, nobody roots for Goliath.

- Wilt Chamberlain

History Relatives

Food for us comes from our relatives, whether they have wings or fins or roots. That is how we consider food. Food has a culture. It has a history. It has a story. It has relationships.

- Winona LaDuke