By writing I create an identity for myself. Without it I wouldn't feel being anybody, thus a personality. - It's not as much a question of self-expression as a need of finding yourself.
In the theory of gender I began from zero. There is no masculine power or privilege I did not covet. But slowly, step by step, decade by decade, I was forced to acknowledge that even a woman of abnormal will cannot escape her hormonal identity.
I dont think it is true - as some commentators suggest - that France is going through an identity crisis, but there is an element of that.
Identity may be termed as action which is conscious of itself.
An identity would seem to be arrived at by the way in which the person faces and uses his experience.
I have preserved my identity, put its credibility to the test and defended my dignity. What good this will bring the world I don't know. But for me it is good.
Every man must define his identity against his mother. If he does not, he just falls back into her and is swallowed up.
Integrity simple means not violating one's own identity.
What then is personal identity? It is the persistence of certain defining characteristics in a very complex orderly society endowed with a preeminent linear society or "soul"
You can be a French Canadian or an English Canadian, but not a Canadian. We know how to live without an identity, and this is one of our marvellous resources.
Young people, who are still uncertain of their identity, often try on a succession of masks in the hope of finding the one which suits them the one, in fact, which is not a mask.
When you have a sense of your own identity and a vision of where you want to go in your life, you then have the basis for reaching out to the world and going after your dreams for a better life.
A strong sense of identity gives man an idea he can do no wrong; too little accomplishes the same.
One of the most wonderful things in nature is a glance of the eye; it transcends speech; it is the bodily symbol of identity.
Your identity and your success go hand in hand. Many people sacrifice their identities by not doing what they really want to do. And that's why they're not successful.
Identity is such a crucial affair that one shouldn't rush into it.
The value of identity of course is that so often with it comes purpose.
Integrity simply means a willingness not to violate one's identity.
A faculty for idleness implies a catholic appetite and a strong sense of personal identity.
I think history is inextricably linked to identity. If you don't know your history, if you don't know your family, who are you?
Work is an essential part of being alive. Your work is your identity.
When you break up, your whole identity is shattered. It's like death.
There is a powerful tension in our relationship to technology. We are excited by egalitarianism and anonymity, but we constantly fight for our identity.
There's no point in arguing with partisan supporters. Their views are their identity. Nothing you can tell the most phlegmatic follower
Security represents your sense of worth, your identity, your emotional anchorage, your self-esteem, your basic personal strength or lack of it.