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Freud's view is that all love is sexual in its origin or its basis. Even those loves which do not appear to be sexual or erotic have a sexual root or core. They are all sublimations of the sexual instinct. Mortimer Adler

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Money is the root of all evil, and yet it is such a useful root that we cannot get on without it any more than we can without potatoes. Louisa May Alcott

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The root of all superstition is that men observe when a thing hits, but not when it misses. Francis Bacon

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Every legend, moreover, contains its residuum of truth, and the root function of language is to control the universe by describing it. James A. Baldwin

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Watching everyone root through their psyche, it just delights me. Especially R. Crumb's stuff. Alison Bechdel

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I write plays about things that I can't resolve in my mind. I try to root things out. Alan Bennett

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The mind is the root from which all things grow if you can understand the mind, everything else is included. Bodhidharma

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The belief that there is only one truth, and that oneself is in possession of it, is the root of all evil in the world. Max Born

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As far as Beau is concerned, we're on the same team, we root for each other. If my parts are slightly more attractive, or are perceived that way by others, he's very content. Jeff Bridges

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Remorse is virtue's root; its fair increase are fruits of innocence and blessedness. William C. Bryant

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For sin is just this, what man cannot by its very nature do with his whole being; it is possible to silence the conflict in the soul, but it is not possible to uproot it. Martin Buber

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It has been said that the love of money is the root of all evil. The want of money is so quite as truly. Samuel Butler

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The want of money is the root of all evil. Samuel Butler

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At the root of many a woman's failure to become a great cook lies her failure to develop a workmanlike regard for knives. Robert Farrar Capon

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Fear of something is at the root of hate for others, and hate within will eventually destroy the hater. George Washington Carver

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Communism feeds on aggression, hatred, and the imprisonment of men's minds and souls. This shall not take root in the United States. Emanuel Celler

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He who is overly attached to his family members experiences fear and sorrow, for the root of all grief is attachment. Thus one should discard attachment to be happy. Chanakya

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A radical generally meant a man who thought he could somehow pull up the root without affecting the flower. A conservative generally meant a man who wanted to conserve everything except his own reason for conserving anything. Gilbert K. Chesterton

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True glory takes root, and even spreads; all false pretences, like flowers, fall to the ground; nor can any counterfeit last long. Marcus Tullius Cicero

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Conscience is the root of all true courage; if a man would be brave let him obey his conscience. James Freeman Clarke

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If you think of life and death on a continuum, finding the point where it tips is complicated. It cuts across all political lines and gets to the root of our humanity. It requires faith informed by years of intimacy that you're doing what's right for your loved one. Eleanor Clift

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The quality that defines us as Americans is the courage to respond to being hit. The courage to root out and destroy the killers. And, most importantly, the courage to hold on to our values and protect our hard-won freedoms while doing it. Nick Clooney

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General principles... are to the facts as the root and sap of a tree are to its leaves. Samuel Taylor Coleridge

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He that has energy enough to root out a vice should go further, and try to plant a virtue in its place. Charles Caleb Colton

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As a citizen of the great city of Chicago, I find it impossible to root against the White Sox. The White Sox organization has been much more consistent, in my lifetime at least, at putting a winning ballclub on the field. Billy Corgan

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