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Every man must define his identity against his mother. If he does not, he just falls back into her and is swallowed up.
The woman who thinks she can choose femininity, can toy with it like the social drinker toys with wine - well, she's asking for it, asking to be undone, devoured, asking to spend her life perpetrating a new fraud, manufacturing a new fake identity, only this time it's her equality that's fake.
When you break up, your whole identity is shattered. It's like death.
I don't need to worry about identity theft because no one wants to be me.
Just as the humble, unassuming, assenting 'O.K.' has deposed the more affirmative 'Yes,' so the little cringe and hesitation and approximation of 'like' are a help to young people who are struggling to negotiate the shoals and rapids of ethnic identity, the street, and general correctness.
I don't cover my face because I want to show my identity.
A lot of kids are bullied because of their sexual identity or expression. It's often the effeminate boys and the masculine girls, the ones who violate gender norms and expectations, who get bullied.
You only trust those who are absolutely like yourself, those who have signed a pledge of allegiance to this particular identity.
Food is not rational. Food is culture, habit, craving and identity.
Jonathan Safran Foer
My identity is linked to my grandmother, who's pure Filipino, as pure as you can probably get. And that shaped my imagination. So that's how I identify.
To be idle requires a strong sense of personal identity.
Robert Louis Stevenson
Too many women throw themselves into romance because they're afraid of being single, then start making compromises and losing their identity. I won't do that.
Spirituality is meant to take us beyond our tribal identity into a domain of awareness that is more universal.
It was weird to be married; you kind of lose your identity. You're suddenly somebody's wife. And you're like, 'Oh, I'm half of a couple now. I've lost me.'
We have to really educate ourselves in a way about who we are, what our real identity is.
Personal identity seems like it's just such an American archetype, from Holly Golightly re-inventing herself in 'Breakfast At Tiffany's' to Jay Gatsby in 'The Great Gatsby.' It seems like the sort of archetypal American issue. If you're given the freedom to be anything, or be anyone, what do you do with it?
I was married to someone who wanted me to change. Become more adult, more responsible. I began not to like myself, not like what I do. I lost my identity. Everything began collapsing around me.
Americans may have no identity, but they do have wonderful teeth.
I feel when somebody has been playing cricket for a long time, he creates a separate identity for himself.
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.
Absolute identity with one's cause is the first and great condition of successful leadership.
Canada is the only country in the world that knows how to live without an identity.
The system of domination is founded on depriving nations of their true identity. It seeks to deprive nations of their culture, identity, self-confidence and in this way dominate them.
For some of us, books are intrinsic to our sense of personal identity.
I'm so excited about 'Identity Thief'. It's such a good comedy, and I'm excited for people to go out and see it!
John F. Kennedy
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