Identity Quotes

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

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

The best mirror is an old friend.

George Herbert

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

Erich Fromm

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

Jane Roberts as Seth

[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

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

James Baldwin

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

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

Djuna Barnes

Identity is such a crucial affair that one shouldn't rush into it.

David Quammen

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.

Vaclav Havel

Work is an essential part of being alive. Your work is your identity.

Kay Stepkin

It would be curious to discover who it is to whom one writes in a diary. Possibly to some mysterious personification of one's own identity.

Beatrice Webb

Criticism is no threat to your self-esteem or identity, but rather informs you.

Bryant McGill

Let's not quibble! I'm the foe of moderation, the champion of excess. If I may lift a line from a die-hard whose identity is lost in the shuffle, "I'd rather be strongly wrong than weakly right."

Tallulah Brockman Bankhead

The Power Of Failure: We Get To Decide What It Means

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Updated On : December 22, 2013
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