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1. "My music is homegrown from the garden of New Orleans. Music is everything to me short of breathing. Music also has a role to lift you up - not to be escapist but to take you out of misery."
Author: Allen Toussaint
2. "The Tonys are also kind of like a homegrown party. You know everybody."
Author: Amy Ryan
3. "While I agree that homegrown terrorism and the jihadist threat deserve continuing attention, a single-minded approach ignores all other threats."
Author: Bennie Thompson
4. "Everybody can see that my swing is homegrown. That means everybody has a chance to do it."
Author: Bubba Watson
5. "He considered telling her about his years as a big-time smuggler, but he doubted it would improve his odds of getting laid. Once upon a time, sure, absolutely—but hers was a generation that grew up on homegrown or Humboldt and thought Panama Red was a merlot. Gaspers suspected the young bartender would have been more impressed to meet a guy who worked for Apple, or maybe a professional skateboarder."
Author: Carl Hiaasen
6. "Let me be very clear: We monitor the risks of violent extremism taking root here in the United States. We don't have the luxury of focusing our efforts on one group; we must protect the country from terrorism whether foreign or homegrown, and regardless of the ideology that motivates its violence."
Author: Janet Napolitano
7. "There is a dark side to religious devotion that is too often ignored or denied. As a means of motivating people to be cruel or inhumane, there may be no more potent force than religion. When the subject of religiously inspired bloodshed comes up, many Americans immediately think of Islamic fundamentalism, which is to be expected in the wake of 911. But men have been committing heinous acts in the name of God ever since mankind began believing in deities, and extremists exist within all religions. Muhammad is not the only prophet whose words have been used to sanction barbarism; history has not lacked for Christians, Jews, Hindus, Sikhs, and even Buddhists who have been motivated by scripture to butcher innocents. Plenty of these religious extremist have been homegrown, corn-fed Americans."
Author: Jon Krakauer
8. "People in Scotland appreciate homegrown talent, but it's getting harder and harder to get films made in Britain."
Author: Robert Carlyle
9. "Given the level of anti-Americanism in the world, given the level of frustration with the United States throughout the Muslim world, you've got a homegrown attack or you have a nuclear explosion in the air that is not a test somewhere. Those are still the biggest threats out there."
Author: Robert D. Kaplan
10. "There is no celebrity quite as powerful as the local, homegrown celebrity."
Author: Tony Wilson
11. "Remember, aid cannot achieve the end of poverty. Only homegrown development base on the dynamism of individuals and firms in free markets can do that."
Author: William Easterly

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