Give the ones you love wings to fly, roots to come back and reasons to stay.— Dalai Lama
Astounding Roots And Wings quotations
The greatest gifts you can give your children are the roots of responsibility and the wings of independence.
Good parents give their children Roots and Wings.
Roots to know where home is, wings to fly away and exercise what's been taught them.
There are two things parents should give their children roots and wings.
Roots to give them bearing and a sense of belonging, but also wings to help free them from constraints and prejudices and give them other ways to travel (or rather, to fly).
There are two things children should get from their parents: roots and wings.
"If my decomposing carcass helps nourish the roots of a juniper tree or the wings of a vulture--that is immortality enough for me. And as much as anyone deserves." E.Abbey
We must keep these waters for wild rice, these trees for maple syrup, our lakes for fish, and our land and aquifers for all of our relatives - whether they have fins, roots, wings, or paws.
A lizard in the spring - hear his darling sing.
A bird with wings to fly - go back to his darling weep and moan till he dies. A mole in the ground - root a mountain down.
Mother Earth needs us to keep our covenant.
We will do this in courts, we will do this on our radio station, and we will commit to our descendants to work hard to protect this land and water for them. Whether you have feet, wings, fins, or roots, we are all in it together.
I was blessed throughout my entire career.
I had people rooting for me. It started with my parents, but it extended to almost every teacher that I had. Even when I was a young lawyer, there were other women and men in the firm who took me under their wing.
A good parent gives their child roots and wings.
Hockey is my favorite because I'm from Michigan. I used to figure-skate and root for the Red Wings.
kindnesses have wings and roots ... wings that never droop, and roots that never die.
Sure thou did'st nourish once! and many springs, Many bright mornings, much dew, many showers, Passed o'er thy head; many light hearts and wings, Which now are dead, lodg'd in thy living bowers. And still a new succession sings and flies; Fresh groves grow up, and their green branches shoot Towards the old and still-enduring skies; While the low violet thrives at their root.
Temple mirrors of eternity remind us that each human being has "divine nature and destiny"; that "sacred ordinances and covenants available in holy temples make it possible for individuals to return to the presence of God and for families to be united eternally"; and that, growing together in love and faithfulness, we can give children roots and wings.
Truth is, most of us contain a splashing, giggling, squealing child who knows without thinking that bare skin and water go together as wings go with air, roots with earth, and the phoenix with incendiary sun. And innocence belongs to us as it did to ancient Greek athletes, who never wore clothes for their footraces or boxing matches but rather oiled themselves until their nude bodies glistened in the sunlight.
I think our job as parents is to give our kids roots to grow and wings to fly.