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  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
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    There are thousands hacking at the branches of evil to one who is striking at the root.
  • Bertrand Russell
    Bertrand Russell
    English philosopher and mathematician 1872-1970
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    Love should be a tree whose roots are deep in the earth, but whose branches extend into heaven.
    Source: Marriage and Morals (1929) ch. 19
  • Bhagavad Gita
    Bhagavad Gita
    Hindu scripture in Sanskrit
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    Sages speak of the immutable Tree of Life, with its tape root above and its branches below.
  • Jean Genet
    Jean Genet
    French Playwright, Novelist 1910-1986
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    What I did not yet know so intensely was the hatred of the white American for the black, a hatred so deep that I wonder if every white man in this country, when he plants a tree, doesn't see Negroes hanging from its branches.
  • Bill Hader
    Bill Hader
    American actor, comedian, writer, producer, and director 1978-
    Bill Hader
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    'Vanity Fair' did this grid thing a couple years ago, connecting people who've worked together, and I had the most branches on it or whatever, because I'd worked with so-and-so and so-and-so worked with so-and-so, and I was kind of in the middle.
  • James Stephens
    James Stephens
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    A woman is a branchy tree and man a singing wind; and from her branches carelessly he takes what he can find.
  • Albert Einstein
    Albert Einstein
    German - American physicist 1879-1955
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    All religions, arts and sciences are branches of the same tree.
  • Ban Ki-moon
    Ban Ki-moon
    South Korean politician and diplomat 1944-
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    Building sustainable cities - and a sustainable future - will need open dialogue among all branches of national, regional and local government. And it will need the engagement of all stakeholders - including the private sector and civil society, and especially the poor and marginalized.
  • Green how I want you green. Green wind. Green branches.
  • George Washington
    George Washington
    First president of the US 1732-1799
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    I know of no pursuit in which more real and important services can be rendered to any country than by improving its agriculture, its breed of useful animals, and other branches of a husbandman's cares.
  • Beth Ditto
    Beth Ditto
    American singer-songwriter and actress 1981-
    Beth Ditto
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    Just like my straight friends, I am repeatedly asked when I plan to have kids, and have been told many times, by various branches of my bloodline, that 'even lesbians can have babies these days.'
  • Wilferd Arlan Peterson
    Wilferd Arlan Peterson
    American author 1900-1995
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    Let me look upward into the branches of the flowering oak and know that it grew great and strong because it grew slowly and well.
  • Andrei Sakharov
    Andrei Sakharov
    Russian nuclear physicist, dissident and activist 1921-1989
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    My present work concerns the problems connected with the theory of elementary particles, the theory of gravitation and cosmology and I shall be glad if I can manage to make some contribution to these important branches of science.
  • Bai Juyi
    Bai Juyi
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    That we wished to fly in heaven, two birds with the wings of one,
    And to grow together on the earth, two branches of one tree.
    Earth endures, heaven endures; some time both shall end,
    While this unending sorrow goes on and on for ever.
    Source: The Song of Long Sorrow
  • Carl Bernstein
    Carl Bernstein
    American investigative journalist and author 1944-
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    The Congress is a dysfunctional institution; it's broken. One of our three branches of government is broken.
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