Caste is a state of mind. It is a disease of mind. The teachings of the Hindu religion are the root cause of this disease. We practice casteism and we observe Untouchability because we are enjoined to do so by the Hindu religion. A bitter thing cannot be made sweet. The taste of anything can be changed. But poison cannot be changed into nectar.— B. R. Ambedkar
Wonderful Root Cause quotations
I will not tire of declaring that if we really want an effective end to violence we must remove the violence that lies at the root of all violence: structural violence, social injustice, exclusion of citizens from the management of the country, repression. All this is what constitutes the primal cause, from which the rest flows naturally.
Wars are bred by poverty and oppression.
Continued peace is possible only in a relatively free and prosperous world.
We must alert and organise the world's people to pressure world leaders to take specific steps to solve the two root causes of our environmental crises - exploding population growth and wasteful consumption of irreplaceable resources. Overconsumption and overpopulation underlie every environmental problem we face today.
Poverty is not the root cause of crime.
Peace is something more than the absence of war, although some nations would be thankful for that alone today. A durable and equitable peace system requires equal development opportunities for all nations.
The Church in the Philippines is called to acknowledge and combat the causes of the deeply rooted inequality and injustice which mar the face of Filipino society, plainly contradicting the teaching of Christ.
Aye, fight! But not your neighbor. Fight rather all the things that cause you and your neighbor to fight.
The root cause of terrorism is terrorists.
Are we interested in treating the symptoms of poverty and economic stagnation through income redistribution and class warfare, or do we want to go at the root causes of poverty and economic stagnation by promoting pro-growth policies that promote prosperity?
We need to discover the root causes of success rather than the root causes of failure.
Karma is the root cause of success and failure in every aspect of life.
Yoga aims to remove the root cause of all diseases, not to treat its symptoms as medical science generally attempts to do.
Man's natural and inevitable urge to deny mortality and achieve a heroic self-image are the root causes of human evil.
All the evils that men cause to each other because of certain desires, or opinions or religious principles, are rooted in ignorance. [All hatred would come to an end] when the earth was flooded with the knowledge of God.
Attachment is the root cause of all misery. Possessiveness is nourishment for the ego.
The belief in a single truth is the root cause for all evil in the world.
The root of humanly caused evil is not man's animal nature, not territorial aggression, or innate selfishness, but our need to gain self-esteem, deny our mortality, and achieve a heroic self-image. Our desire for the best is the cause of the worst.
The environmental crisis has deep spiritual, philosophical, and religious roots and causes. It is not merely the result of bad engineering.
Peace does not fare well where poverty and deprivation reign
Man is the only real enemy we have. Remove Man from the scene, and the root cause of hunger and overwork is abolished forever.
When Buddhists say, "A bodhisattva fears not the result, but only the cause," they mean that we must expend the bulk of our energy planting good roots today, rather than fretting about the plants that are already growing from the roots we planted in the past.
In Buddhism, ignorance as the root cause of suffering refers to a fundamental misperception of the true nature of the self and all phenomena.
The root cause of all the problems we have in the world today is ignorance of course. But most, polarization.
A pacifism which can see the cruelties only of occasional military warfare and is blind to the continuous cruelties of our social system is worthless.
love, is an unnatural attachment to another living thing.
it's the root cause of most personal problems people have.
Ignorance is the root cause of all difficulties.
There were many groups working for women's rights, but none of them dealt with the root cause of women's oppression-religion.
In one word, one should desire of God desirelessness.
For desire alone is at the root of all suffering. It is the cause of repeated births and deaths. It is the obstacle in the way of liberation.
Success in confronting terrorism on the regional or international levels is contingent upon addressing its root causes and protecting the right of peoples under foreign occupation to resistance
I believe the evidence strongly supports common descent.
But the root question remains unanswered: What has caused complex systems to form?
The root cause of poverty is social injustice and the bad government that abets it
But wise is the man who disdains no character, but with searching glance explores him to the root and cause of all.
For me, one of the major reasons to move beyond just the planting of trees was that I have tendency to look at the causes of a problem. We often preoccupy ourselves with the symptoms, whereas if we went to the root cause of the problems, we would be able to overcome the problems once and for all.
...a distorted development of autonomy is the root cause of the pathological and, ultimately, evil element in human beings.