Identity Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Identity

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


Recognizing Quebec as being different, recognizing our history, recognizing our identity, has never meant a weakening of Quebec and has never been a threat to national unity.
~By Jean Charest ~


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 ~


The system of domination is founded on depriving nations of their true identity. It seeks to deprive nations of their culture, identity, self-confidence and in this way dominate them.
~By Mahmoud Ahmadinejad ~


When you break up, your whole identity is shattered. It's like death.
~By Dennis Quaid ~


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 ~


When people get married because they think it's a long-time love affair, they'll be divorced very soon, because all love affairs end in disappointment. But marriage is a recognition of a spiritual identity.
~By Joseph Campbell ~


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 ~


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 ~


To be idle requires a strong sense of personal identity.
~By Robert Louis Stevenson ~


I knew an actor's career goes up and down and back up again. Your standing in this business can't be your whole identity; otherwise, you're doomed.
~By Lisa Kudrow ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


As a result of the awareness and consciousness of decline, an awareness and consciousness of a national ethnicity or an Islamic identity also came into being.
~By Abdolkarim Soroush ~


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


I'm Owen Hart and I have my own identity and my own style.
~By Owen Hart ~


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 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 ~


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 ~


The narrative constructs the identity of the character, what can be called his or her narrative identity, in constructing that of the story told. It is the identity of the story that makes the identity of the character.
~By Paul Ricoeur ~


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


Identity in the form of continuity of personality is an extremely important characteristic of the individual.
~By Kenneth L. Pike ~


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 ~


I think the thing that I most appreciate now is that stereotypes involving Jewish identity activate fears of persecution that exist in the present day.
~By Gregg Easterbrook ~


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 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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


The other aspect of American identity worth focusing on is the concept of America as a nation of immigrants. That certainly is a partial truth. But it is often assumed to be the total truth.
~By Samuel P. Huntington ~


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 ~


When I was 18 I went to college for two years and didn't work for a year which was essential for me, because my identity had been so influenced by my being an actor and I think I just needed to discover what it was to be myself, divorced from all that responsibility.
~By Claire Danes ~


Having viewed Europe as an extension and projection of itself, France now finds Europe developing a mind and identity of its own which embraces France but is not controlled by France.
~By Peter Mandelson ~


Mexican immigration poses challenges to our policies and to our identity in a way nothing else has in the past.
~By Samuel P. Huntington ~


What the poor, the weak, and the inarticulate desperately require is power, organization, and a sense of identity and purpose, not rarefied advice of political scientists.
~By Paul Wellstone ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


The question of boundaries is a major question of the Jewish people because the Jews are the great experts of crossing boundaries. They have a sense of identity inside themselves that doesn't permit them to cross boundaries with other people.
~By A. B. Yehoshua ~


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 ~


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 ~


Bruce Wayne is Batman. He became Batman the instant his parents were murdered. Batman needs Bruce, however hollow that identity feels to him from time to time. Bruce keeps Batman human.
~By Kevin Conroy ~


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


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 ~


I think the Lower East Side inspires me. That whole neighborhood, a lot of the people that I worked with, seeing what we've gone through in life, being given an opportunity to understand who I am; my identity, my culture, and my roots.
~By Luis Guzman ~


It is once again the vexing problem of identity within variety; without a solution to this disturbing problem there can be no system, no classification.
~By Roman Jakobson ~


The possibility of saying anything about a thing rests on the assumption that it preserves its identity, or continues to be the same thing in the respect described, that it will behave in future situations as it has in past.
~By Frank Knight ~


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


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 ~


As a young teenager I looked desperately for things to read that might excuse me or assure me I wasn't the only one, that might confirm an identity I was unhappily piecing together.
~By Edmund White ~


My identity is linked to my grandmother, who's pure Filipino, as pure as you can probably get. And that shaped my imagination. So that's how I identify.
~By Jessica Hagedorn ~


As I look back over my life, before I had any real identity, I was a traveler. I grew up an Army brat, a runaway, an activist, and a musician. All my life I've been traveling.
~By Michelle Shocked ~


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 ~


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


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


I took three years off. I differentiated myself from the industry. Found my identity - sort of... I haven't graduated yet. I'm not legitimately educated yet, but maybe one day.
~By Claire Danes ~


When I was a child in the 1940s and early 1950s, my parents and grandparents spoke of Britain as home, and New Zealand had this strong sense of identity and coherence as being part of the commonwealth and a the identity of its people as being British.
~By Michael King ~


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


A strong sense of identity gives man an idea he can do no wrong; too little accomplishes the same.
~By Djuna Barnes ~


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


In terms of an identity, an identity reflects an individuality, by definition. And, if there is a quality present, it is recognizable and it can be named. If you can't name it, it means you don't recognize it.
~By Robert Fripp ~


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 ~


Society historically has a difficult time with the concept of something new and foreign that shakes up our comfortable views, especially if it involves the very volatile question of sexual identity.
~By Mercedes Ruehl ~


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


First of all, what happens is, when you're good at something, you spend a lot of time with it. People identify you with that sport, so it becomes part of your identity.
~By Mike Krzyzewski ~


Our citizens will lose their confidence or trust in the values and principles of the international community, especially if our personal identity is denied.
~By Boris Trajkovski ~


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 ~


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 ~


Remote villages and communities have lost their identity, and their peace and charm have been sacrificed to that worst of abominations, the automobile.
~By James Norman Hall ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


So, when the discussion about not using the term feminist came up at a conference workshop, I couldn't believe it. The more I listened, the more I felt the need to express my passion about my identity as a feminist.
~By Betty Buckley ~


You manifest based on who you are already - so you must own the identity of the dream in order to manifest it.
~By Joy Page ~


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 ~


2010 is not just a choice between Republicans and Democrats. 2010 is not just a choice between liberals and conservatives. 2010 is a referendum on the very identity of our nation.
~By Marco Rubio ~


The firmest friendship is based on an identity of likes and dislikes.
~By Sallust ~


We all need a firm sense of identity.
~By Christopher Eccleston ~


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 ~


Giving votes in exchange for ideological support. To wit: identity politics for homosexuals.
~By Harry Hay ~


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 ~


Labor is work that leaves no trace behind it when it is finished, or if it does, as in the case of the tilled field, this product of human activity requires still more labor, incessant, tireless labor, to maintain its identity as a "work" of man.
~By Mary McCarthy ~


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 ~


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 ~


No other group in America has so had their identity socialized out of existence as have black women... When black people are talked about the focus tends to be on black men; and when women are talked about the focus tends to be on white women.
~By bell hooks ~


Absolute identity with one's cause is the first and great condition of successful leadership.
~By Woodrow Wilson ~


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


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


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 ~


There's this large trend - I think the next trend in the Web, sort of Web 2.0 - which is to have users really express, offer, and market their own content, their own persona, their identity.
~By John Doerr ~


It is quite understandable that Puerto Ricans seek to preserve a cultural sense of identity without separating politically from U.S. national sovereignty.
~By Dick Thornburgh ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~

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