To uproot an old habit is sometimes a more painful thing, and vastly more difficult, than to wrench out a tooth.
I, Dekanahwideh, and the Confederated Chiefs, now uproot the tallest pine tree, and into the cavity thereby made we cast all weapons of war? Thus shall the Great Peace be established.
About military efforts: No one wants war, neither we nor you. Our greatest efforts have been focusing on own people and forces within our boundaries, without war, to uproot the zealot Mullahs governing our country and replace them with a secular, democratic government which respects human rights and freedom.
I want to remind you: we committed ourselves, that is, we came to an agreement, and committed ourselves before the Knesset, not to uproot a single settlement in the framework of the interim agreement, and not to hinder building for natural growth.yitzhak rabin
A strong pursuit, give no time for the enemy to think, take advantage of victory, uproot him, cut off his escape route.alexander suvorov
The education that you give to the upper classes will not uproot idolatry and prejudice, for it is amongst the masses that the error and prejudice will always maintain their power, and while you do not uproot those prejudices from the hearts of the masses, a handful of educated Hindus will never be able successfully to reform the country.keshub chunder sen
If you uproot the idol and fail to plant the love of Christ in its place, the idol will grow back.