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1. "I suppose I have become a sort of living monument in Portugal. But I come from a family with roots all over the world, so the idea of patriotism is not very strong in me. My country is the country of Chekhov, Beethoven, Velasquez - writers I like, painters and artists I admire."
Author: Antonio Lobo Antunes
2. "Maintaining connections with family and community across class boundaries demands more than just summary recall of where one's roots are, where one comes from. It requires knowing, naming, and being ever-mindful of those aspects of one's past that have enabled and do enable one's self-development in the present, that sustain and support, that enrich. One must also honestly confront barriers that do exist, aspects of that past that do diminish."
Author: Bell Hooks
3. "The smile on her face was almost Dante's. Tears pricked his eyes, then hers, while all those impossible things passed between them. While the truth was sending down roots and throwing out branches until it filled the silent room with impossible blossoms.I love him."
Author: Damon Suede
4. "Summertime, oh, summertime, pattern of life indelible, the fade-proof lake, the woods unshatterable, the pasture with the sweetfern and the juniper forever and ever . . . the cottages with their innocent and tranquil design, their tiny docks with the flagpole and the American flag floating against the white clouds in the blue sky, the little paths over the roots of the trees leading from camp to camp. This was the American family at play, escaping the city heat."
Author: E.B. White
5. "My family were all into classical music, and I found that very intimidating."
Author: Elizabeth McGovern
6. "The good men of every age are those who go to the roots of the old thoughts and bear fruit with them."
Author: Friedrich Nietzsche
7. "My African roots made me what I am today. They're the reason I exist at all."
Author: Junot Diaz
8. "I love Cleveland, and I love going back home. That's where my family is. That's where my roots are."
Author: Kym Whitley
9. "The world, we'd discovered, doesn't love you like your family loves you."
Author: Louis Zamperini
10. "I could hear you, talking to the daffodils and tulips, whispering to the fairies that lived inside their petals. Each separate flower had a different family inside it."
Author: Lucy Christopher
11. "And when I retired, trust me, not only did Nolan Ryan, but the entire Ryan family had withdrawals from baseball. And it was tough."
Author: Nolan Ryan
12. "I've made all my money on my own without my family and I work very hard."
Author: Paris Hilton
13. "Time passes, as the novelist says. The single most useful trick of fiction for our repair and refreshment: the defeat of time. A century of family saga and a ride up an escalator can take the same number of pages. Fiction sets any conversion rate, then changes it in a syllable. The narrator's mother carries her child up the stairs and the reader follows, for days. But World War I passes in a paragraph. I needed 125 pages to get from Labor Day to Christmas vacation. In six more words, here's spring."
Author: Richard Powers
14. "When one person gets cancer, the whole family gets cancer."
Author: Shirley Corder
15. "I like the story about Henry David Thoreau, who, when he was on his death bed, his family sent for a minister. The minister said, 'Henry, have you made your peace with God?' Thoreau said, 'I didn't know we'd quarreled.'"
Author: Stewart Udall
16. "The roots of our grief coil so deeply into loss that death has cometo live with us like a family member who makes you happy by avoidingyou, but who is still one of the family. Our anger is a rage thatWesterners cannot understand. Our sadness can make the stonesweep. And the way we love is no exception"
Author: Susan Abulhawa

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