Identity crisis Quotes

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.

Wystan Hugh Auden

Even though I'm a tranquil guy now at this stage of my life, I have nothing but contempt and anger for those who betray the trust by exposing the identity of our sources. They are, in my view, the most insidious of traitors.

George Herbert Walker Bush

There is no gender identity behind the expressions of gender; that identity is performatively constituted by the very "expressions" that are said to be its results.

Judith Butler

All discomfort comes from suppressing your true identity.

Bryant McGill

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.

Camille Paglia

Marks of Identity is, among other things, the expression of the process of alienation in a contemporary intellectual with respect to his own country.

Juan Goytisolo

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.

Peter Mandelson

I am interested in madness. I believe it is the biggest thing in the human race, and the most constant. How do you take away from a man his madness without also taking away his identity?

William Saroyan

Masculinity can only be experienced, achieved, recognized, and embodied in opposition to femininity. When men posit sex, violence, and death as elemental erotic truths, they mean thisthat sex, or fucking, is the act which enables them to experience their own reality, or identity, or masculinity most concretely; that violence, or sadism, is the means by which they actualize that reality, or identity, or masculinity; and that death, or negation, or nothingness, or contamination by the female is what they risk each time they penetrate into what they imagine to be the emptiness of the female hole.

Andrea Dworkin

The greatest guarantee for the preservation of a persons identity is language and faith, and all Armenians must carry these two values.

Bishop Sebouh Chouldjian

The web is at a really important turning point right now. Up until recently, the default on the web has been that most things arent social and most things dont use your real identity. Were building toward a web where the default is social.

Mark Zuckerberg

There is another interesting paradox here: by immersing ourselves in what we love, we find ourselves. We do not lose ourselves. One does not lose one's identity by falling in love.

Lukas Foss

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.

Carl Schurz

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

Paul Ricoeur

The value of identity of course is that so often with it comes purpose.

Richard Grant

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