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The roots of true achievement lie in the will to become
by Harold Taylor

The roots of true achievement lie in the will to become
the best that you can become.
- Harold Taylor

We want to take care of our employees,
because they take care of our family.
- Harold Taylor

Most of the most important experiences that truly educate
cannot be arranged ahead of time with any precision.
- Harold Taylor

Angry and happy don't mix.
Flush out the angry,
and the happy has a place to put down roots.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

 

The roots of all goodness lie
in the soil of appreciation for goodness.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

There are two lasting bequests we can give our children
One is roots, the other is wings.
- Hodding Carter

Continuity gives us roots; change gives us branches,
letting us stretch and grow and reach new heights.
- Pauline R. Kezer

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Emotion always has its roots in the unconscious,
and manifests itself in the body.
- Irene Claremont de Castillejo

When you open up to the ultimate,
immediately it pours into you.
You are no longer an ordinary human being -
you have transcended.
Your insight has become the
insight of the whole existence.
Now you are no longer separate -
you have found your roots.
- Osho

Nobody roots for Goliath.
- Wilt Chamberlain

Marriage cannot be severed from its cultural,
religious and natural roots without weakening the good influence of society.
- Jack Kingston

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

Deep in their roots, all flowers keep the light.
- Theodore Roethke

My music had roots which I'd dug up from my own childhood,
musical roots buried in the darkest soil.
- Ray Charles

I really haven't strayed too far, musically,
from my roots.
- Smokey Robinson

Now I'm an old Christmas tree, the roots of which have died.
They just come along and while the little needles fall
off me replace them with medallions.
- Orson Welles

My mom and dad are both in stand-up comedy,
so that's where I started, that's where I got everything.
My roots are holding the mic.
- Pauly Shore

The first thing I feel like we have the potential to
do is to deliver to consumers more roots to their home.
- Michael K. Powell

I am charismatic with roots of the Pentecostal.
- Oral Roberts

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

I adored my birth father and constantly worried that
I was being disloyal to him and his schoolteacher roots
if I spent too much time performing and enjoying it.
- Julie Andrews

Two great things you can give your children:
one is roots,
the other is wings.
- Hodding Carter

I knew, of course, that trees and plants had roots,
stems, bark, branches and foliage that reached up toward the light.
But I was coming to realize that the real magician was light itself.
- Edward Steichen

In the nineties I was doing those Blues Bureau records,
but over the past two years, I have really gone back
to my Christian roots and have been born again.
- Rick Derringer

Idealistic reformers are dangerous because their idealism has no roots in love,
but is simply a hysterical and unbalanced rage for
order amidst their own chaos.
- William Irwin Thompson

A genuine man goes to the roots.
To be a radical is no more than that:
to go to the roots.
- Jose Marti

I listened to Kelley's record with pleasure.
Great to hear real music with respect for the righteous roots.
Her singing is outstanding - no frills,
down to the bone and intense.
- Jerry Wexler

The fairest thing in nature, a flower,
still has its roots in earth and manure.
- David Herbert Lawrence

A lot of names in America and Europe have their roots
in Latin and Greek words.
A lot of them go back to archetypes and their stories.
- Maynard James Keenan

I'm an adaptable nomad.
I love Paris, I've been living in Los Angeles and New York since 1990.
I love London, too.
My roots are inside of me.
- Julie Delpy

My fondest hope is that 'Roots' may start black,
white, brown, red, yellow people digging back for their own roots.
Man, that would make me feel 90 feet tall.
- Alex Haley

Motown will always be a heavy-duty part of my life
because those are my roots.
- Smokey Robinson

Criticism, like rain, should be gentle enough to nourish
a man's growth without destroying his roots.
- Frank Howard Clark

I wanted to share my life story and honor my roots.
I am very proud of my family and mother.
- Rocco DiSpirito

All things must come to the soul from its roots,
from where it is planted.
- Saint Teresa of Avila

When these suckers had formed roots in the open ground,
or kind of nursery where they were planted,
they were looked over and the best taken up for potting.
- Robert Fortune

There are only two lasting bequests we can hope to give our children.
One of these is roots, the other, wings.
- Hodding Carter

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

So never lose an opportunity of urging a practical beginning,
however small, for it is wonderful how often in such
matters the mustard-seed germinates and roots itself.
- Florence Nightingale

The more poetry you have in the head,
the more poetry you will understand because you will
be getting to the roots of what it is that makes people write poetry at all.
- Peter Davison

A filmmaker can never be distant from his roots.
- Walter Salles

I believe it is important for the university to always remember its roots.
- Michael N. Castle

I don't like freedom jazz - I think it's void of roots and void of foundation.
- George Shearing

My first day in Chicago, September 4,
1983.
I set foot in this city, and just walking down the street,
it was like roots, like the motherland.
I knew I belonged here.
- Oprah Winfrey

I think it was that we were really seasoned musicians.
We had serious roots that spanned different cultures,
obviously the blues.
- Jimmy Page

A woman who demands further gun control legislation
is like a chicken who roots for Colonel Sanders.
- Larry Elder

All my roots are still in the prarie country of the Middle West.
- James Norman Hall

Such Roots as are soft, your best way is to dry in the Sun,
or else hang them up in the Chimney corner upon a string;
as for such as are hard you may dry them any where.
- Nicholas Culpeper

A poet must be a psychologist, but a secret one:
he should know and feel the roots of phenomena but
present only the phenomena themselves in full bloom or as they fade away.
- Ivan Turgenev

Being married to a daughter of India is a natural complement
of my being in this country for 30 years.
My roots are very much in this country,
even though I remain a Westerner.
- Francois Gautier

The roots of homophobia are fear.
Fear and more fear.
- George Weinberg

A real foolproof way to do it is play your stuff by
hook or by crook and build up a grass roots following.
- Duncan Sheik

The roots of Cuban music are in my head.
- Compay Segundo

Storms make the oak grow deeper roots.
- George Herbert

I want to show how strong I am from my roots.
- Edward James Olmos

A woman always has her man, but the man unconsciously leans on his roots,
his heritage.
He feels like an orphan without his parents.
- Raj Kapoor

Urdu can not die out because it has very strong roots in Persia.
The language itself is not only just the language of the Muslims,
but it's also the language of the Hindus.
- Ismail Merchant

But we wish to give the Jews a Homeland.
Not by dragging them ruthlessly out of their sustaining soil,
but rather by removing them carefully,
roots and all, to a better terrain.
- Theodor Herzl

What we're about is a manifestation of the Catholic roots of Boston College.
- William P. Leahy

God bless the roots!
Body and soul are one.
- Theodore Roethke

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

However, I think the major opposition to ecology has
deeper roots than mere economics;
ecology threatens widely held values so fundamental
that they must be called religious.
- Garrett Hardin

Maybe if I go far enough back into my ancestry,
I have African roots or something.
I've got no idea.
- Mick Taylor

Storms make trees take deeper roots.
- Dolly Parton

Where the roots of private virtue are diseased,
the fruit of public probity cannot but be corrupt.
- Felix Adler

We should embrace our immigrant roots and recognize
that newcomers to our land are not part of the problem,
they are part of the solution.
- Roger Mahony

We must find out where the roots of terrorism lie.
- Brent Scowcroft

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

This type of gathering is unprecedented.
The time has come for Christians to publicly affirm our Jewish roots,
distinctions and oneness in Jesus Christ.
- Bill McCartney

I love traveling.
I love just going about on my own, feeling I have no roots.
- Tom Jenkinson

The cinema is an institution nowadays,
with its roots sunk deep in the hearts of the millions
of people who find enjoyment and entertainment in going to the pictures.
- Ivor Novello


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