Firmly Rooted

Some articles on firmly, firmly rooted, rooted:

Contemplation (Kafka) - The Stories - "The Trees"
... push we could move them, but we cannot because they are firmly attached to the ground ... tree trunks apparently cannot be moved because they are firmly rooted to the ground, much like humans are rooted to their beliefs and morals and cannot be changed ... even if trees don't move they are not so firmly rooted, since they eventually fall down —just as humans eventually died ...
Leslie White - White's Anthropology
... seen in his views of evolution, which are firmly rooted in the writings of Herbert Spencer, Charles Darwin, and Lewis H ... that White's concepts of science and evolution were firmly rooted in their work ... White by and, unlike Steward, his conception of evolution and progress remained firmly rooted in the nineteenth century ...

Famous quotes containing the words rooted and/or firmly:

    The narcissistic, the domineering, the possessive woman can succeed in being a “loving” mother as long as the child is small. Only the really loving woman, the woman who is happier in giving than in taking, who is firmly rooted in her own existence, can be a loving mother when the child is in the process of separation.
    Erich Fromm (20th century)

    ...A shadow now occasionally crossed my simple, sanguine, and life enjoying mind, a notion that I was never really going to accomplish those powerful literary works which would blow a noble trumpet to social generosity and noblesse oblige before the world. What? should I find myself always planning and never achieving ... a richly complicated and yet firmly unified novel?
    Sarah N. Cleghorn (1876–1959)