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Quotes And Sayings About Identity

Identity Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Identity

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


Unlike a drop of water which loses its identity when it joins the ocean, man does not lose his being in the society in which he lives. Man's life is independent. He is born not for the development of the society alone, but for the development of his self.
~By B. R. Ambedkar ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


Gang violence in America is not a sudden problem. It has been a part of urban life for years, offering an aggressive definition and identity to those seeking a place to belong in the chaos of large metropolitan areas.
~By Dave Reichert ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


When, in the third book, we do learn the identity of the Blue Rose murderer, the information comes in a muted, nearly off-hand manner, and the man has died long before.
~By Peter Straub ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~

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