Quotation Explorer - 'Rooted'

If nothing else in this long and short life, let me be true to my conscience, to the dignity of my own heart. Let me act in a way that says, I have honored my spirit as truly as I have honored others'. Let me stand tall and rooted as a mountain in the face of a quaking world. - Jennifer DeLucy
A child's behavior we see on the surface is the reflection of the feelings that are rooted underneath. We can use topical treatments to try to shape what the behavior looks like, but if we really want things to change, we need to address the roots. Nourish the roots, see the growth. - Kelly Bartlett
His honour rooted in dishonour stood, And faith unfaithful kept him falsely true.
An institution rooted in slavery can never set us free. - DaShanne Stokes
Being on the fringes of the world is not the best place for someone who intends to re-create it: here again, to go beyond the given, one must be deeply rooted in it. Personal accomplishments are almost impossible in human categories collectively kept in an inferior situation. - Simone de Beauvoir
Control.... is not what we need.What we need is to bend to the tempest like pine and palm trees - flexible, adaptive, attuned, yet fully rooted in our principles. - Patricia Pearson
If we deny the grief its right in our lives, then we must question the love for which the grief is supposedly rooted. God's grief is founded in His love for Himself and His love for us. Looking at God as our model is healthy. Facing the pain means honoring those with whom our love is rooted. - W. Scott Lineberry
Gravity. It keeps you rooted to the ground. In space, there's not any gravity. You just kind of leave your feet and go floating around. Is that what being in love is like? - Josh Brand and John Falsey
Poverty's simplicity has an inexpensive beauty rooted in it, which the rich can never afford to buy - Munia Khan
Humility and Trustworthiness are not rooted only in Presentation, Voice modulation or Nice Jorganbut in Actions and Intentions that speak louder than you do and they last longer - Venkat Gandhi
Deep rooted envy is the main cause why people put you down, blame, shame, misjudge, maltreat and malign you; abusing your goodness and generosity." from the book, Odyssey of a Heart, Home of a Soul - Angelica Hopes
I think my knowledge of music theory is rooted in jazz theory, and a lot of the writers of standards Rodgers and Hart, and Gershwin. - Zooey Deschanel
When intent is rooted in pure love, you dreams will grown and manifest faster than you could ever imagine. - Dawn Gluskin
Asking questions is what brains were born to do, at least when we were young children. For young children, quite literally, seeking explanations is as deeply rooted a drive as seeking food or water. - Alison Gopnik
Her characters tend to err when they reject the grubby and complex circumstances of everyday life for abstract and radical notions. They thrive when they work within the rooted spot, the concrete habit, the particular reality of their town and family. - David Brooks
While history is much more than a record of magnified personal encounters, it also remains rooted in individual personalities.
This is how deeply rooted stories are, folks. We crave them before we can walk, and we start telling them before we can talk. - Patrick Rothfuss
And so even though we face the difficulties of today and tomorrow, I still have a dream. It is a dream deeply rooted in the American dream. - Martin Luther King Jr.
Change is not always growth, but growth is often rooted in change.Drizzt Do'Urden - R.A. Salvatore
Terror is the desire to save your own ass, but horror is rooted in sympathy. - Joe Hill
The thing that I'm always left with is this overwhelming desire for people to be rooted and the only way that they feel rooted is through another person. - John Allen
Canst thou not minister to a mind diseased, Pluck from the memory a rooted sorrow... And with some sweet oblivious antidote Cleanse the stuff'd bosom of that perilous stuff Which weighs upon the heart? - William Shakespeare
The church I had loved so much was not a good place for me to hear the sound of my own voice. There was room for my talent but no room for my voice. The preacher’s voice was too loud. Teachings rooted in fear and condemnation were too loud. I had to get in a space where I could hear. - Suzette Hinton
There is nothing more lovely in life than the union of two people whose love for one another has grown through the years, from the small acorn of passion, into a great rooted tree - Vita Sackville-West
Male domination is so rooted in our collective unconscious that we no longer even see it. - Pierre Bourdieu
Well and good if all things change, O Lord God, provided I am rooted in You. - San Juan de la Cruz
Every beautiful thing in the world is rooted in some kind of pain. - Bryant McGill
The thinking (person) must oppose all cruel customs, no matter how deeply rooted in tradition and surrounded by a halo. When we have a choice, we must avoid bringing torment and injury into the life of another. - Albert Schweitzer
It's hard to decide matters of the heart, especially when Self-love is rooted in our decisions. You'll need to balance your needs with the people you love in order to avoid hurting others. - Auliq Ice
I don't want to base my life on a symbol," he said resolutely. "I want reality, and the Christian faith has always been rooted in reality. What's not rooted in reality is the faith of liberal scholars. They're the ones who are following a pipe dream, but Christianity is not a pipe dream. - Gregory A. Boyd
Real success is not rooted in positions, places or possessions, but in fulfilment of God's purposes for our lives. - Ifeanyi Enoch Onuoha
An institution rooted in slavery cannot be the voice of our people. - DaShanne Stokes
May your soul be rooted in love. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Our audacity must be rooted in our humility. - Pushkar Ganesh Vaidya
All flowers are not to be picked; some are meant to stay rooted so their beauty may continue to sing praises unto nature. - Grace Terrell
Whatever change you desire for the world, create that change in your own life. You are here for a purpose. Seek it out. Hunt it down. The greatest misery is to be purposeless. The great depression of our age is not economic, but spiritual. Our spiritual poverty is rooted in our purposelessness. - Matthew Kelly
It's more real to me here than if I went up," he suddenly heard himself say; and the fear lest that last shadow of reality should lose its edge kept him rooted to his seat as the minutes succeeded each other. - Edith Wharton
Sooner or later, we all learn that our immortality is rooted not in our professional involvements and achievements, but in our families. In time, all of our wins and losses in the workplace will be forgotten. If our memories endure, it will be because of the people we have known and touched. - Harold S. Kushner
Joy is so deeply rooted in our souls that it is not tossed about by the waves of circumstance. - R.A.Delmonico
Frantic orthodoxy is never rooted in faith but in doubt. It is when we are unsure that we are doubly sure. - Reinhold Niebuhr
But let us not forget that human love and compassion are equally deeply rooted in our primate heritage, and in this sphere too our sensibilities are of a higher order of magnitude than those of chimpanzees. - Jane Goodall
Our avian brothers are back to roost on the first leg of their annual sojourn south. Why them and not us? Maybe it's because we humans are meant to be rooted in one spot. - Mitchell Burgess
Be rooted in the word of God. - Lailah Gifty Akita
There is a love that binds us allIt's in our blood, it's who we areand it's nested in the branches of this treeand it's rooted in the Earth where we keepall of our stories - Prairie Empire
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