I have tried my whole life to represent my Mexican roots with honor and pride.
We have our roots in country, and that's our foundation, but we pull from a lot.
If you do not like a certain behavior in others, look within yourself to find the roots of what discomforts you.
The one thing that's going to get you through this business is having strong roots, being grounded and knowing what is true.
I don't have a gardener, because I enjoy pulling weeds. It's hard to explain, but there is something fulfilling about pulling out a weed and knowing that you got all the roots.
I don't ever worry about whether I'm being true to my country roots. My country roots were adopted. I never worry about what I can do and what I should do. I just do what I want to do.
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.
We are looking for happiness and running after it in such a way that creates anger, fear and discrimination. So when you attend a retreat, you have a chance to look at the deep roots of this pollution of the collective energy that is unwholesome.
All my roots are still in the prarie country of the Middle West.
Roots is not just a saga of my family. It is the symbolic saga of a people.
There's too many sounds in the world! The sounds of the earth are terrible! The roots squeezing and jostling one another through the clefts, and the crashing of the acorn from the oak. The cry of the little birdeen in under the silence of the hawk!
When our forefathers put down roots in desolate places, the thing that allowed them to survive was that they had a faith to see them through the tough times.
I know my roots and I cannot forget the journey I made.
I always think of a show like a plant - a little pruning now and then keeps it healthy, but you shouldn't pull it out and chop the roots up.
I want to take IBM back to its roots.
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