Quotes by roots
Quotes 1 till 15 of 47.
English philosopher and mathematician 1872-1970
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
American activist 1925-1965
A man without any history is like a tree without roots.
T. S. Eliot
British essayist, publisher, playwright, literary and social critic 1888-1965
April is the cruelest month, breeding lilacs out of the dead land, mixing memory and desire, stirring dull roots with spring rain.
American short story writer 1804-1864
Caresses, expressions of one sort or another, are necessary to the life of the affections as leaves are to the life of a tree. If they are wholly restrained, love will die at the roots.
American entrepreneur 1971-
Chicago is seriously my favorite city in the country. People have roots here, which is nice. When you go to Los Angeles, no one is actually from Los Angeles.
American entrepreneur 1971-
Dear Chicago, when I wake up in the morning and see your skyline - the terra cotta of the Wrigley Building, the height of the Willis Tower, the shiny sides of my beloved Trump Tower - I know I'm home. I feel a certain energy walking between your spires, but recognize that what makes you special to me is that my roots are here.
American poet 1908-1963
Deep in their roots all flowers keep the light.
Jamaican reggae singer-songwriter, vocalist and musician 1945-
Dig into the roots of culture, and it will grow. It's like a grass that is growing, and it cannot stop, and music is like the fertilizer for that.
American basketball player 1936-1999
Everybody pulls for David, nobody roots for Goliath.
American author 1885-1950
First the stalk - then the roots. First the need - then the means to satisfy that need. First the nucleus - then the elements needed for its growth.
English audio engineer, songwriter, musician 1948-
Folk rock was my real roots. I did a few gigs as a folk artist, in the style of Fairport Convention.
American singer, songwriter and guitarist 1989-
Folk-punk artists like This Bike Is A Pipe Bomb or Paul Baribeau were popular in the Florida punk community. I saw people early on combine roots music with more aggressive music.
English writer and poet 1819-1880
Friendships begin with liking or gratitude roots that can be pulled up.
English politician 1623-1683
Fruits are always of the same nature with the seeds and roots from which they come, and trees are known by the fruits they bear: as a man begets a man, and a beast a beast, that society of men which constitutes a government upon the foundation of justice.
Abdul Qadeer Khan
Pakistani nuclear physicist 1936-
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.