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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

Just to release a rock record with very little help from MTV, and with just touring and radio, I think it's awesome. I think it did a lot better than any of us expected. But we're a touring band. That's where our roots are and we love touring. It's a lot of fun.

Pat Callahan

Winning the grass roots approval of rugby league fans is just as rewarding as receiving accolades from the experts.

Andrew Johns

The tree root lifts up and breaks the sidewalk. They trim the roots back from the trees and put a root barrier, a piece of material next to the sidewalk that deters the tree roots from growing in that direction again.

Jeff Skidmore

If the furrow is deep enough, and the plants are torn up and the roots are exposed and the sediment covers it, it can take decade or more to recover.

Jason Bennis

The civil rights movement in this country has been a long journey, and I think it's worthwhile, from time to time, to be reminded of our roots.

Bruce S. Gordon

I grew up in Poway and returned when I was done playing. It's one place I always came back to. After I left Boston I realized you never know where you will be so I made my roots back in Poway.

Phil Plantier

There are no black conservatives. Oh, there are neoconservatives with black skin, but they lack any claim to blackness other than the biological. They have forgotten their roots.

Stephen Carter

The MPC Computers Bowl, whose roots are based on a humanitarian model of service, would never attempt to discredit, humiliate or offend anyone.

Gary Beck

The idea of it is to examine religious issues. They (panelist) are radical in the sense that they go to the roots of the problem.

Alice Mccarthy

It's back to my roots.

Matt Kujovsky

We're very low-key, very grass roots, ... It's a group that works very quietly, yet efficiently, considering the amount of time we're able to put in it.

Pat Brown

[Watson said McGovern has remained honest and humble and has never forgotten his South Dakota roots. If McGovern won the Nobel Peace Prize,] it wouldn't change him one bit, ... It would bring an even higher profile to the work he did.

Robert Watson

[Illegal immigration] is an issue of growing concern and even anxiety at the grass roots, ... It's one of those issues where politicians of both parties are trying to catch up with the public.

Roberto Suro

Our roots are here. We're not going anywhere.

Kevin Lowery

[The digital revolution, he argued, would bring comics closer to their roots: cave paintings. Yes, cave paintings.] The ancestors of printed comics drew, painted and carved their time-paths from beginning to end, without interruption, ... the infinite canvas.

Scott Mccloud

Microsoft is really going back to its roots here.

Charles Di Bona

I have deep roots here. It's going to be a great area for trails and wildlife.

Richard Brand

'A Prairie Home Companion' has proudly had its roots in St. Paul since the inception of the show. They have scheduled road shows, yet it's important to maintain their place of operation. It's good news for the show and St. Paul.

John Rash

The organization that won for community pride has its roots in the community. It is part of the local family. It has enhanced the pride and beauty of the area.

Mary Dickson