Identity crisis Quotes

There is a powerful tension in our relationship to technology. We are excited by egalitarianism and anonymity, but we constantly fight for our identity.

David Owens

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

Dennis Quaid

When I quit working, I lost all sense of identity in about fifteen minutes.

Paige Rense

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"

Professor Hartshorne

Integrity simple means not violating one's own identity.

Erich Fromm

Every man must define his identity against his mother. If he does not, he just falls back into her and is swallowed up.

Camille Paglia

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?

Mary Pipher

A faculty for idleness implies a catholic appetite and a strong sense of personal identity.

Robert Louis Stevenson

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.

Pentti Saarikoski

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

James Baldwin

[The] sense of identity provides the ability to experience one's self as something that has continuity and sameness, and to act accordingly.

Erik H. Erikson

Identity may be termed as action which is conscious of itself.

Jane Roberts as Seth

Integrity simply means a willingness not to violate one's identity.

Erich Fromm

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.

Lila Swell

One of the most wonderful things in nature is a glance of the eye; it transcends speech; it is the bodily symbol of identity.

Ralph Waldo Emerson
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