General principles… are to the facts as the root and sap of a tree are to its leaves.
Wisdom has its root in goodness, not goodness its root in wisdom.
Let the gentle bush dig its root deep and spread upward to split one boulder.
Every duty is a charge, but the charge of oneself is the root of all others.
Humility, that low, sweet root, from which all heavenly virtues shoot.
Western civilization, Christianity, decency are struggling for their very lives. In this worldwide civil war, race prejudice is our most dangerous enemy, for it is a disease at the very root of our democratic life.
Radical simply means ‘grasping things at the root.’
Since boredom advances and boredom is the root of all evil, no wonder, then, that the world goes backwards, that evil spreads. This can be traced back to the very beginning of the world. The gods were bored; therefore they created human beings.
The root of the kingdom is in the state. The root of the state is in the family. The root of the family is in the person of its head.
Boredom is the root of all evil – the despairing refusal to be oneself.