Identity Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Identity

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We don't need a melting pot in this country, folks. We need a salad bowl. In a salad bowl, you put in the different things. You want the vegetables - the lettuce, the cucumbers, the onions, the green peppers - to maintain their identity. You appreciate differences.
~By Jane Elliot ~


By and large, the critics and readers gave me an affirmed sense of my identity as a writer. You might know this within yourself, but to have it affirmed by others is of utmost importance. Writing is, after all, a form of communication.
~By Ralph Ellison ~


Thirty years ago, in 1976, the notion of organized activity to combat discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity was an extremely controversial one.
~By Robert Brady ~


It is important to remember that the Pacific Ocean covers a quarter of the world's surface and that each Pacific country has its own cultural, historical and ethnic identity.
~By Jenny Shipley ~


Most urgently, women's identity must be premised upon our "beauty" so that we will remain vulnerable to outside approval, carrying the vital sensitive organ of self-esteem exposed to the air.
~By Naomi Wolf ~


I threw myself into this artform because photography had given me a new sense of mission and identity.
~By Bob Anderson ~


The mark of a living thing is to be involved in opposites (impossibilities): the living cell that has to be continually adapting itself to stay alive, with its identity.
~By Nicholas Mosley ~


Italy advocates the adoption of a legal instrument on cultural diversity, guaranteeing every country the protection of its own historical identity and the uniqueness of its physical and intangible cultural heritage.
~By Carlo Azeglio Ciampi ~


A racial community provides not only a sense of identity, that luxury of looking into another's face and seeing yourself reflected back, but a sense of security and support.
~By Wentworth Miller ~


This identity, this mind, this particular cast of speech, is nearly over.
~By Harold Brodkey ~


As part of my efforts to fight identity theft, I worked with my colleagues on the Financial Services Committee to strengthen consumer protection with a reasonable notification requirement.
~By Melissa Bean ~


Consular cards are easily obtained with no proof of true identity and are easily forged.
~By Elton Gallegly ~


The idea that you surrender your identity when you relinquish national powers is unhelpful. No, indeed, precisely the opposite is the case: if done in an intelligent way, you attain the sovereignty to better solve national problems in cooperation with others.
~By Ulrich Beck ~


An un-named song is like an un-named child, it has no identity.
~By Robyn Hitchcock ~


Americans may have no identity, but they do have wonderful teeth.
~By Jean Baudrillard ~


We say we want to create beauty, identity, quality, singularity. And yet, maybe in truth these cities that we have are desired. Maybe their very characterlessness provides the best context for living.
~By Rem Koolhaas ~


On another level, I want to mention that I have a strong Jewish identity and - over the years - have been involved in several Jewish projects, such as the establishment of a strong program of Judaic Studies at the University of California in San Diego.
~By Walter Kohn ~


I used to sit near Marilyn Monroe in the Actor's Studio. She'd get dressed up because that was her identity. Sad. Those cameras wouldn't leave her alone. She didn't know where to hide.
~By Doris Roberts ~


We have fallen in love with the body. That's that thing that looks back at us from the mirror. That's the repository of that lovely identity that you keep chasing all your life.
~By George Wald ~


But to do this kind of work, you have to be very strong, otherwise you lose your personality, your identity.
~By Claudia Cardinale ~


From the equality of rights springs identity of our highest interests; you cannot subvert your neighbor's rights without striking a dangerous blow at your own.
~By Carl Schurz ~


The word, and the concept of feminism, was a gift because it gave me a sense of identity and a way of defining how I wished to live my life.
~By Betty Buckley ~


The film is about Joe discovering who his mother and father are and his relationship with them, and the identity crisis he goes through once he finds out who his parents are.
~By Christopher Eccleston ~


Joy, rather than happiness, is the goal of life, for joy is the emotion which accompanies our fulfilling our natures as human beings. It is based on the experience of one's identity as a being of worth and dignity.
~By Rollo May ~


I lay a lot of blame at the feet of Dusty Baker for not being more strict about fundamentals, which I think would give the team a stronger day-to-day identity.
~By Billy Corgan ~


Marks of Identity is, among other things, the expression of the process of alienation in a contemporary intellectual with respect to his own country.
~By Juan Goytisolo ~


Every man must define his identity against his mother. If he does not, he just falls back into her and is swallowed up.
~By Camille Paglia ~


I don't know what issues concerning identity have helped contemporary fiction evolve to what it is now. All I know is that the range of voices that are being heard and published is a lot more diverse than when I was coming up.
~By Jessica Hagedorn ~


Against the dark background of this contemporary civilization of well-being, even the arts tend to mingle, to lose their identity.
~By Eugenio Montale ~


But the building's identity resided in the ornament.
~By Louis Sullivan ~


As problems like identity theft become more prevalent, now more than ever, Americans need to take their financial health seriously - and this information is of the utmost importance.
~By Ruben Hinojosa ~


You have to be able to risk your identity for a bigger future than the present you are living.
~By Fernando Flores ~


After that I couldn't show my face outside. I lost my identity and balance. I was still living with my parents, and they were my only friends. For so many people, this thing with the nurse was confirmation that I must be mad or mentally ill.
~By Mathias Rust ~


The thing about acting is you don't want to let on how enjoyable it is or then everybody would want to become an actress. But it really is. It's a pleasure to go and exchange your identity.
~By Gena Rowlands ~


The actor has a constant problem of personal identity.
~By Cyril Cusack ~


Right before 'The Bourne Identity' came out, I hadn't been offered a movie in a year.
~By Matt Damon ~


The reactions haven't differed; the concerns have been different. When I read for a predominantly Indian audience, there are more questions that are based on issues of identity and representation.
~By Jhumpa Lahiri ~


We must see what in the Israeli identity - in the Israeli - we can give to other people rather than speaking so often of taking, expanding territory.
~By A. B. Yehoshua ~


My potential is more than can be expressed within the bounds of my race or ethnic identity.
~By Arthur Ashe ~


I grew up with art from the innocent age of ten - with art, but with no sense of identity.
~By John Lone ~


I found a greater identity with my own emotions in the Armenian culture as I grew older, as well as from the beginning, although I didn't know anything about it.
~By Alan Hovhaness ~


When you're in a band that's so big when you're young, you kind of lose your identity a little bit. You just become part of the band. I just needed to get away from it.
~By Roger Andrew Taylor ~


You have your identity when you find out, not what you can keep your mind on, but what you can't keep your mind off.
~By A. R. Ammons ~


We all need a past - that's where our sense of identity comes from.
~By Penelope Lively ~


Each and every Notary Public plays a crucial role in combating identity theft. They serve as our front line of defense and the public is safer because of the job they do.
~By Ken Salazar ~


An identity would seem to be arrived at by the way in which the person faces and uses his experience.
~By James Baldwin ~


MSNBC got some very good people. They've got a good-looking set. All They're first-class. Somewhere along the way, they kind of lost their identity as a news channel, and they started doing a lot of other sort of magazine-type programming.
~By Brit Hume ~


Florida is a place of unparalleled diversity of backgrounds, experiences and vision. It makes our culture unique, but it can also make it difficult to define a common identity and create a sense of community that reaches beyond our neighborhoods to all corners of our state.
~By Jeb Bush ~


We don't need a nation that has national identity cards.
~By Malcolm Wallop ~


It is the prayer of my innermost being to realize my supreme identity in the liberated play of consciousness, the Vast Expanse. Now is the moment, Here is the place of Liberation.
~By Alex Grey ~


No one has their own identity like the Ronettes did back in the day.
~By Ronnie Spector ~


Therefore they should come to the table and reach an agreement that would protect their identity.
~By John Hume ~


There is no gender identity behind the expressions of gender... identity is performatively constituted by the very 'expressions' that are said to be its results.
~By Judith Butler ~


With artists of my own generation there was at first no group identity - and never a clique.
~By Kenneth Noland ~


There is another interesting paradox here: by immersing ourselves in what we love, we find ourselves. We do not lose ourselves. One does not lose one's identity by falling in love.
~By Lukas Foss ~


As I look over my work, I mean every time I look over my early work, I see, yes, I could do that then and then I could do that and that... That may be the hardest thing for a writer, at least for a poet, to tell what the identity of his work is.
~By Kenneth Koch ~


Iranians defend and present their Islamic and Iranian identity to other people worldwide.
~By Mahmoud Ahmadinejad ~


When Ulysses hears his own story sung by an epic poet and then he reveals his identity and the poet wants to continue singing, Ulysses isn't interested any longer. That's very astonishing.
~By Raymond Queneau ~


I have done everything I can to make sure my daughter knows her father because you form your own identity by rebelling against your parents - but first you have to know them.
~By Greta Scacchi ~


My identity has everything to do with me and my instrument. It doesn't have to do with what production style I use, or how many people played on it, whether it's sparse or grandiose or whatever. And I'm social, frankly.
~By Liz Phair ~


Globalisation, which benefits only multi-national companies and takes away all sense of local or national pride and identity, is the biggest threat facing all the member states of the EU.
~By Steve Blake ~


I love acting but I don't like all of the other stuff associated with it. The interest in celebrities, the press, the Internet, when your identity becomes mixed up in the way people are preceving you.
~By Nicole Kidman ~


Narrative identity takes part in the story's movement, in the dialectic between order and disorder.
~By Paul Ricoeur ~


If we don't act now to safeguard our privacy, we could all become victims of identity theft.
~By Bill Nelson ~


If a group of people feels that it has been humiliated and that its honour has been trampled underfoot, it will want to express its identity and this expression of an identity will take different shapes and forms.
~By Abdolkarim Soroush ~


Leibniz dedicated his life to efforts to educate people to understand that true happiness is found by locating their identity in benefitting mankind and their posterity.
~By Robert Trout ~


I come from a country and also a continent whose identity is in the making. We're a very young culture, and I think that things are not yet crystallised.
~By Walter Salles ~


It doesn't matter how adventurous you want to be, you've still got to contain your identity.
~By Alex Kapranos ~


Systematically identity top designers as early as possible. The best are often not the most experienced.
~By Frederick P. Brooks, Jr. ~


I was very, very shy as a younger girl, just petrified of people. Tennis helped give me an identity and made me feel like somebody.
~By Chris Evert ~


My identity is very clear to me now, I am a black woman.
~By Lena Horne ~


I'm slammed with an identity that can no longer say a word; mute with responsibility.
~By Kate Millett ~


It would be curious to discover who it is to whom one writes in a diary. Possibly to some mysterious personification of one's own identity.
~By Beatrice Webb ~


Your life will be a blessed and balanced experience if you first honor your identity and priority.
~By Russell M. Nelson ~


Somewhere around the fifth or seventh grade I figured out that I could ingratiate myself to people by making them laugh. Essentially, I was just trying to make them like me. But after a while it became part of my identity.
~By Tina Fey ~


Strengthening our identity is one way of reinforcing people's confidence and sense of citizenship and well-being.
~By David Blunkett ~


Then a year would go by and I'd realize I love the acting too much and it is my identity and I don't know how to be anything but an actress. It's who and what I am, so I always come back.
~By Delta Burke ~


Your ethnic or sexual identity, what region of the country you're from, what your class is - those aspects of your identity are not the same as your aesthetic identity.
~By Stanley Crouch ~


I think we carry around the idea of being a Kid in the Hall as part of our identity. It's a big part of how we see ourselves now.
~By Dave Foley ~


Social Security Number Cards by themselves were never intended to be personal identity documents because they cannot confirm that a person presenting a card is actually the person whose name appears on the card.
~By Ron Lewis ~


We really only came around to accepting and integrating the propositional dimension of identity into a concept of ourselves at the time of the American Revolution.
~By Samuel P. Huntington ~


Let me say that the path I did take for a brief period of my life was not of reckless drug use, hurting others, but it was a path of quiet rebellion, of a little experimentation of a darker side of my confusion in a confusing world, lost in the midst of finding my identity.
~By Jennifer Capriati ~


Belladonna, n.: In Italian a beautiful lady; in English a deadly poison. A striking example of the essential identity of the two tongues.
~By Ambrose Bierce ~


I don't have the identity of any of them. I only had the nicks that they used on Internet Relay Chat.
~By Jon Johansen ~


Human identity is the most fragile thing that we have, and it's often only found in moments of truth.
~By Alan Rudolph ~


I feel when somebody has been playing cricket for a long time, he creates a separate identity for himself.
~By Sachin Tendulkar ~


Everything that we inherit, the rain, the skies, the speech, and anybody who works in the English language in Ireland knows that there's the dead ghost of Gaelic in the language we use and listen to and that those things will reflect our Irish identity.
~By John McGahern ~


To be able to always have a super sense of who I was and my own real identity and be petty and seem informed and always thinking in thoughts would be great.
~By Jeff Goldblum ~


I'm right at a time when I'm strongly finding my identity inside of my work.
~By Josh Lucas ~


Too many women throw themselves into romance because they're afraid of being single, then start making compromises and losing their identity. I won't do that.
~By Julie Delpy ~


For the duration of its collective life, or the time during which its identity may be assumed, each class resembles a hotel or an omnibus, always full, but always of different people.
~By Joseph A. Schumpeter ~


My academic identity is that of a folklorist, and for many years I have taught only folklore courses.
~By Alan Dundes ~


A people must have dignity and identity.
~By Andrew Goodman ~


When you are in a band for a number of years you loose your identity in a way. You become a part of that band and then all of a sudden you are not part of that band. You are still the band without the other two members.
~By Greg Lake ~


From the beginning, each human embryo has its own unique genetic identity.
~By Robert Casey ~


A wife should no more take her husband's name than he should hers. My name is my identity and must not be lost.
~By Lucy Stone ~


Mr. Speaker, Americans want, need, and rightfully expect Congress to protect them from the prying eyes of identity thieves and give them back control of their Social Security numbers and personal health information.
~By Luis Gutierrez ~


Stereotypes involving Christian identity, Christian persecution is so far back in history now that no one fears it being revived, unless you live in China, I guess.
~By Gregg Easterbrook ~


Identity theft is one of the fastest-growing crimes in the nation - especially in the suburbs.
~By Melissa Bean ~


One pits his wits against apparently inscrutable nature, wooing her with ardor but nature is blind justice who cannot recognize personal identity.
~By Charles Brenton Huggins ~

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