Identity Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Identity

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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 ~


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 ~


High bankruptcy rates, increased credit card debt, and identity theft make it imperative that all of us take an active role in providing financial and economic education during all stages of one's life.
~By Ruben Hinojosa ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


The value of identity of course is that so often with it comes purpose.
~By Richard Grant ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


The loss of national identity is the greatest defeat a nation can know, and it is inevitable under the contemporary form of colonization.
~By Slobodan Milosevic ~


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 ~


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


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 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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~

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