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There is an expression in English which says that money is the root of all evilThe sidewalk is slowly cracking because of the roots of the big trees growing next to it.

There is an expression in English which says that money is the root of all evil.

Harold Taylor once noted that the roots of true achievement lie in the will to become the best that you can become.

In old growth forests, it is important not to walk to close to the trees because the roots can be easily damaged, and over time it can actually kill a tree.

The roots of Bonsai trees are constantly trimmed to keep the trees from growing very big.

The roots of our baby teeth are actually dissolved by a chemical produced by our adult teeth when they are ready to start coming in.

Petro's family lives in Australia now, but actually their roots are in Sri Lanka.

Hodding Carter once said that there are two things which we should give our children; one is roots, and the other is wings.

Lech traced his family's roots to a small town in Eastern Poland.

The roots of the Beatles' music lies in a mixture of American blues, country, and of course, the beginnings of rock 'n' roll.

Stevie Wonder once said that the Beatles were one of the first groups to recognize the value of black roots in music.

There is a Chinese proverb which states that to forget one's ancestors is to be a stream without a source, a tree without a root.

When learning a second language, words that share a common root are more easily memorized than words that do not.

The Arabic language comes from the same roots as Hebrew.

There is a Japanese proverb which states that even thinking about sexual pleasure has its roots in greed.

Fingernails and toenails grow from a point near the roots below the skin, at the base of the nail where the nail is very thin.

Much of contemporary popular music throughout the Western world has roots in the rhythms of Africa.

Western ideals of beauty and art are rooted in Ancient Greece and Rome.

Stephen Covey once remarked, You can't change the fruit without changing the root.

Discussion question: In English we say that money is the root of all evil. Do you agree?


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