Identity Quotes

Our identities have no bodies, so, unlike you, we cannot obtain order by physical coercion. We believe that from ethics, enlightened self-interest, and the commonweal, our governance will emerge.

John Perry Barlow

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

Richard R. Grant

First say to yourself what you would be; and then do what you have to do.


I believe that man is in the last resort so free a being that his right to be what he believes himself to be cannot be contested.

Georg C. Lichtenberg

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

James Baldwin

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

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

Robert Louis Stevenson

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

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

Integrity simple means not violating one's own identity.

Erich Fromm

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

All discomfort comes from suppressing your true identity.

Bryant McGill

Every persons true identity is beautiful, and much of the ugliness we observe in others was put inside of them by external influences.

Bryant McGill

We meet people every day whose bodies are evidently those of men and women long dead, but whose appearance we know through their portraits.

Samuel Butler

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

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