Identity Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Identity

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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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 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 ~


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


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 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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


Early on, New York already had a national and even international identity.
~By Ron Chernow ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 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 ~


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 ~


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


Shakespeare's idea of the tragic fact is larger than this idea and goes beyond it; but it includes it, and it is worth while to observe the identity of the two in a certain point which is often ignored.
~By Andrew Coyle Bradley ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~

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