Identity Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Identity

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That's all true, but there was something else going on for me as a kid, something about my gender identity that I haven't figured out yet. And that's one of the things I'm hoping to dissect and investigate in this memoir project.
~By Alison Bechdel ~


You talked about national identity cards and the terrorism bill. We have made a government that has grown used to viewing us as subjects, has grown used to seeing its role as commanding us.
~By Malcolm Wallop ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


Theatre has no national identity. It is something for the world, whether it is Irish, English, or French.
~By Cyril Cusack ~


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 ~


I am a writer and always was; being a writer is an integral part of my identity. Being published, being well regarded, is a component of that identity.
~By Brian Aldiss ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


Vietnamese must be made to feel that they are racial inferiors with no right to national identity.
~By Wilfred Burchett ~


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


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 ~


I began wearing hats as a young lawyer because it helped me to establish my professional identity. Before that, whenever I was at a meeting, someone would ask me to get coffee.
~By Bella Abzug ~


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 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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


Establishing an equilibrium between the Islam of truth and Islam as an identity is one of the most difficult tasks of religious intellectuals.
~By Abdolkarim Soroush ~


Identity theft involving these cards is a growing form of white collar crime, facilitating illegal immigration, banking and accounting fraud, tax evasion, and other nefarious activities.
~By Ron Lewis ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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


Every piece has its own identity which we develop by the rule 'We know no limits.' We follow the inspiration of the moment and don't worry if what we're playing is alternative, progressive or fusion rock.
~By Page McConnell ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


Canada is the only country in the world that knows how to live without an identity.
~By Marshall McLuhan ~


Yes, your home is your castle, but it is also your identity and your possibility to be open to others.
~By David Soul ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


I claimed identity as Jewish musicians for political reasons, because most of us were touring in Germany and, at this time, twelve years ago, there was a strong resurgence of Nazism in the places we were touring and part of that was on the music scene.
~By Marc Ribot ~


There were two mentalities, and both mentalities had to change. There was what I called the Afrikaner mind set of the Unionist politicians, which was holding all power in their own hands, and discriminating, and their objective was to protect their identity.
~By John Hume ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


I think everybody faces challenges in their lives. I've definitely been through it - not to the extreme that Astrid did. I try to keep some kind of identity and strength.
~By Alison Lohman ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~

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