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I act because it's the one time I'm sure of my identity. There's no doubt. It's on paper.
If you happen to tell me where you were born, your date of birth and that kind of information, then I'm 98 percent of the way to stealing your identity.
Every single time you make a merger, somebody is losing his identity. And saying something different is just rubbish.
If you travel to Germany, it's still absolutely Germany. If you travel to Sweden, it still has a Swedish identity.
Steven Patrick Morrissey
All over the world, young males and females, schooled in the art of patriarchal thinking, are building an identity on a foundation that sees the will to do violence as the essential way to assert being.
You have your identity when you find out, not what you can keep your mind on, but what you can't keep your mind off.
A. R. Ammons
I've always been into computers. When I was getting out of high school and forming my identity musically, all of it was really coming into the fold, computers and drum machines. It felt like, you know, I'm in the right place at the right time. I liked the collision.
Often we lose our identity trying to please or placate others.
Mary Manin Morrissey
Through my travels, I find inspiration in street style and how young women create their individual looks and identity.
You have to be able to risk your identity for a bigger future than the present you are living.
Carving out an identity for yourself is important so I'm trying to do that as well.
I don't wanna abandon my identity as LL Cool J, but at the same time, I had to figure out how to let people know that I'm really serious about making these movies.
LL Cool J
First of all, what happens is, when you're good at something, you spend a lot of time with it. People identify you with that sport, so it becomes part of your identity.
Identity for me is something that has to be played with and explored, and not become complacent about or uninterested in.
Unraveling external selves and coming home to our real identity is the true meaning of soul work.
Sue Monk Kidd
We cannot consume our way into personal growth. Yet, millions of us have bought into this cynical concept of faux identity.
You only trust those who are absolutely like yourself, those who have signed a pledge of allegiance to this particular identity.
Most urgently, women's identity must be premised upon our 'beauty' so that we will remain vulnerable to outside approval, carrying the vital sensitive organ of self-esteem exposed to the air.
It is the prayer of my innermost being to realize my supreme identity in the liberated play of consciousness, the Vast Expanse. Now is the moment, Here is the place of Liberation.
I believe that all women should have children. I think women are made to have children and to be mothers. I also think women have to have an identity outside the home.
Diane von Furstenberg
By and large, the critics and readers gave me an affirmed sense of my identity as a writer. You might know this within yourself, but to have it affirmed by others is of utmost importance. Writing is, after all, a form of communication.
I think there's something really painful about your identity being entirely composed of ghosts. For me, I didn't want to be this kid whose Dominicanness was something caught utterly in the past, is an abstraction, the thing that I write about. Instead I wanted it to be, first and foremost, a thing that I lived.
But you see, our society is still trapped in this binary, black/white logic and that has had some very positive implications for our generation. It's had some very negative ones as well and one of the negative ones is that it creates enormous identity problems for people who have one black ancestor and all white ancestors for example.
Henry Louis Gates
Our democratic societies are in danger. In allowing ourselves to be infiltrated by fear, to be blinded by the passion of identity, we are entertaining the most serious illusions about our freedom.
You're an island no matter what you do. I think it's very dangerous to use popularity as your identity in life. So you have to really know who you are inside, the core person, and follow what is true rather than follow what is hype.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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