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An identity would seem to be arrived at by the way in which the person faces and uses his experience.
Early on, New York already had a national and even international identity.
History is information. Memory is part of your identity.
The thing is most people are afraid to step out, to take a chance beyond their established identity.
Throughout my life, I have grappled with my own identity, who I am. As a young child, I often felt ambivalent about myself, in fact, confused.
A racial community provides not only a sense of identity, that luxury of looking into another's face and seeing yourself reflected back, but a sense of security and support.
But I really believe that when you give people authentic identity, which is what Facebook does, and you can be your real self and connect with real people online, things will change.
The people who are competing business-wise out there want what other successful labels and artists have. I don't want what they have; I want my own path, my own sound, my own identity. Record labels care nothing about identity or artistic freedom, they want good business.
We all need a past - that's where our sense of identity comes from.
I was brought up in many different cultures, moving around all the time, and I find my identity in my songs. I project the identity I want to have throughout the songs that I write.
From the right, you get demagogues shouting about brown-skinned anchor babies and clamoring to deport the undocumented. From the left, you get advocacy for the oppressed but otherwise, when it comes to national civic identity, mainly silence.
I seem to have been able to make a career out of doing what I feel like doing, so why not keep doing it? What's corrupting is wanting to be more important. You want to be more arty - you get your identity from that. Or you get your identity out of making more money.
I'm Owen Hart and I have my own identity and my own style.
Right before 'The Bourne Identity' came out, I hadn't been offered a movie in a year.
I'm right at a time when I'm strongly finding my identity inside of my work.
American cinema tends to express a patriotic relationship to national identity on a regular basis.
Identity in the form of continuity of personality is an extremely important characteristic of the individual.
Kenneth L. Pike
Against the dark background of this contemporary civilization of well-being, even the arts tend to mingle, to lose their identity.
Iranians defend and present their Islamic and Iranian identity to other people worldwide.
Becoming a vampire means completely changing your identity.
It doesn't matter how adventurous you want to be, you've still got to contain your identity.
I've suffered from an identity crisis my entire life. It's why I went into acting.
Right after 'Raymond' I had a world-is-my-oyster attitude, but I found out I don't like oysters. I had this existential emptiness. 'What is my purpose? Who am I?' I had a big identity crisis.
In terms of an identity, an identity reflects an individuality, by definition. And, if there is a quality present, it is recognizable and it can be named. If you can't name it, it means you don't recognize it.
I knew an actor's career goes up and down and back up again. Your standing in this business can't be your whole identity; otherwise, you're doomed.
Somewhere around the fifth or seventh grade I figured out that I could ingratiate myself to people by making them laugh. Essentially, I was just trying to make them like me. But after a while it became part of my identity.
From the beginning, each human embryo has its own unique genetic identity.
It is obviously no secret that I earn a lot of money. But it is also no secret that I give most of it away. I don't live a luxurious life. I drive a small second-hand Fiat. I don't have to worry about money, which is itself a privilege. But I never had any anxiety that I would lose my identity.
You manifest based on who you are already - so you must own the identity of the dream in order to manifest it.
My academic identity is that of a folklorist, and for many years I have taught only folklore courses.
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