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I want to show how strong I am from my roots.
Edward James Olmos
This may be done by grafting, by confining the roots, withholding water, bending the branches, or in a hundred other ways which all proceed upon the same principle.
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.
The one thing that's going to get you through this business is having strong roots, being grounded and knowing what is true.
Marriage cannot be severed from its cultural, religious and natural roots without weakening the good influence of society.
I really haven't strayed too far, musically, from my roots.
Motown will always be a heavy-duty part of my life because those are my roots.
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.
We are going back to our roots by cultivating new unsigned talent who otherwise might go unnoticed.
I would argue that the issue of God and the issue of science have the same roots.
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.
I am a fan of today's sound as long as we don't get too slick, and yet I am very reverent of my roots.
A woman always has her man, but the man unconsciously leans on his roots, his heritage. He feels like an orphan without his parents.
I think it is important to maintain your personality, your roots, very important.
Too much emphasis is put on American roots music when people try and place me. You know, I grew up listening to punk.
I'm trying to buy a house and set some sense of roots because otherwise you're constantly chasing one job after another, and you look back and you've had all these very extraordinary experiences with extraordinary people, but there's not a line of continuity to it.
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.
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.
Maybe if I go far enough back into my ancestry, I have African roots or something. I've got no idea.
To me, Sabbath was always JUSt a really heavy blues band. That s all we were. We just took those blues roots and made them heavier.
The thing is, we've changed our style but we've never changed the actual roots of what we've done.
To get the adrenaline pumping between events - or to help me switch off, Jay Z, the Roots and Drake are on my playlist.
The Young Women's Christian Association is nourished by its roots in Christianity and, at the same time, over the years, it's been enriched by beliefs and values from all kinds of places, even, in fact, strengthened by our diversity.
My roots are still in Britain, that's where I live, that's the place where I come from.
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.
I like big casts. The experience of working together, that human contact - those are my roots, professionally.
What's great about TV, and what I love about being on 'Parenthood,' is you have this family. I'm now going on four years of working with the same 100 people, and that helps you feel like your life has more roots. It's more conducive to having a family, and you're staying in town. So that part is amazing.
I think our job as parents is to give our kids roots to grow and wings to fly.
I was happier going back to my roots: training like men do in my hometown of Pittsburgh. Back home the guys in the gyms don't lift to look good; they're lifting to lift. They do it because they want to squat more and bench more.
A filmmaker can never be distant from his roots.
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