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"A wife should no more take her husband's name than he should hers. My name is my identity and must not be lost" - Lucy Stone

"A wife should no more take her husband's name than he should hers. My name is my identity and must not be lost." - Lucy Stone

"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." - Robert Fripp

"Whisper to the flashing water your real name, write your signature in the sand, and shout your identity to the sky until it answers to you in thunder." - Christopher John Farley

"The ability to fail quietly without having that failure associated with your name/identity allows for more experimentation and limit pushing." - Christopher Poole

"Be alert and present and see that your identity is not from your past story; who you truly are is the alert presence that is inseparable from the present moment. You are this, which has no name and no form." - Eckhart Tolle

"When you get past making labels for things, it is possible to combine and transform elements into new things. Look at things until their import, identity, name, use, and description have dissolved." - Corita Kent

"Blackness also has positive dimensions, those that bear the political meanings of African American people, among other blacks, who have struggled for self-determination and freedom for centuries. The absence of such an identity doesn't automatically guarantee that we will be free of the images and ideals that fuel stereotypes about black identity. Changing the name will not alter the reality." - Michael Eric Dyson

"Corporate identity specialists spend their time rechristening other companies, conducting a legal search and a linguistic search to insure that the name is not an insult in another language." - Lisa Belkin

"Hoary idea, in any case, expecting a woman to surrender her name to her husband's in exchange for his. Why? Would any man submerge his identity and heritage to the woman he wed?" - Marya Mannes

"The best artists transcend nationality and identity." - Rula Jebreal

"A people must have dignity and identity." - Andrew Goodman

"We are undermining a generation's happiness by depriving them of national identity, religious identity, and gender identity" - Dennis Prager

"I think that hip-hop should be spelled with a capital "H," and as one word. It's the name of the culture, and it's the name of the identity and consciousness. I think hip-hop is not a product, but a culture. I think rap is a product, but when hip-hop becomes a product, that's slavery, because you're talking about people's souls." - KRS-One

"Being the beloved is our identity, the core of our existence. It is not merely a lofty thought, an inspiring idea, or one name among many. It is the name by which God knows us and the way He relates to us" - Brennan Manning

"Being the beloved is our identity, the core of our existence. It is not merely a lofty thought, an inspiring idea, or one name among many. It is the name by which God knows us and the way He relates to us" - Brennan Manning

"These proposals included cries for billions of new money for social assistance in the name of child poverty and for more business subsidies in the name of cultural identity. In both cases I was sought out as a rare public figure to oppose such projects." - Stephen Harper

"With motocross I've found that passion becomes your identity and that identity breaks all barriers." - Travis Pastrana

". . . every tree near our house had a name of its own and a special identity. This was the beginning of my love for natural things, for earth and sky, for roads and fields and woods, for trees and grass and flowers; a love which has been second only to my sense of enduring kinship with birds and animals, and all inarticulate creatures." - Ellen Glasgow

"Our identity is not in our joy, and our identity is not in our suffering. Our identity is in Christ, whether we have joy or are suffering." - Mark Driscoll

"I think that hip-hop should be spelled with a capital "H," and as one word. It's the name of our [black people] culture, and it's the name of our identity and consciousness. I think hip-hop is not a product, but a culture. I think rap is a product, but when hip-hop becomes a product, that's slavery, because you're talking about people's souls. To me, that's the biggest problem." - KRS-One

"And I sit here without identity: faceless. My head aches." - Sylvia Plath

"Obama gets his identity and his ideology from his father." - Dinesh D'Souza

"Identity politics isn't old school! It's still alive and well." - Grace Dunham

"Individualism and mobility are at the core of American identity." - Deborah Tall

"Individualism and mobility are at the core of American identity" - Deborah Tall

"I needed to be myself and find my own identity." - Bill Skarsgard

"Obama gets his identity and his ideology from his father." - Dinesh Dsouza

"Every aspect of the slave regime attempted to obliterate the slave's being. The simplest and most sacred forms by which humans acquire identity and dignity were denied slaves - the right to a name, knowledge of a birthday, occasional privacy, the ability to maintain the most basic family relationships, protection from physical and sexual savagery, and so on." - Gilbert Osofsky

"In the '60s - and right up to the present day - the identity of a member of the British Secret Services was and is, quite rightly, a state secret. To divulge it is a crime. The Services may choose to leak a name when it pleases them." - John Le Carre

"Violence, whether spiritual or physical, is a quest for identity and the meaningful. The less identity, the more violence." - Marshall Mcluhan

"Throughout history, works of art have been stolen under mysterious circumstances...Said by some to be the work of "Phantom" thieves... ...Others dismiss it as mere myth. But in this country, the stories are all too true. The name of this mysterious thief? "Dark." And his true identity? No one knows..." - Yukiru Sugisaki

"I could name you a dozen superheroes whose powers I'd like to have. But if I could have any power in the world, it would be the power to read or watch a creative work and absorb the technical skill of the people who made it. Because then I could have even more fun writing. That's my core identity." - Kurt Busiek

"When I was a child, the FA Cup was one of the crown jewels of the sporting year, along with the Grand National, Wimbledon and The Open. But with every announcement it seems to lose another piece of its identity. First it was sponsors added to the name, followed by the semi-finals at Wembley." - Gary Neville

"Crime, after all, can be a way of establishing identity or acquiring security - at least the magistrate addresses you by name." - Ariana Franklin

"I changed my name when I was 13. I don't know why but it made sense at the time. I wanted another identity. I wanted to reinvent myself." - Leos Carax

"Perhaps the deepest reason we are afraid of death is that we do not know who we are. We believe in a personal, unique, and separate identity; but if we dare to examine it, we find that this identity depends entirely on an endless collection of things to prop it up: our name, our "biography", our partners, family, home, job, friends, credit card ... It is on their fragile and transient support that we rely for our security. So when they are all taken away, will we have any idea of who we really are?" - Sogyal Rinpoche

"The identity of just one thing, the "clash of civilization" view that you're a Muslim or a Hindu or a Buddhist or a Christian, I think that's such a limited way of seeing humanity, and schools have the opportunity to bring out the fact that we have hundreds of identities. We have our national identity. We have our cultural identity, linguistic identity, religious identity. Yes, cultural identity, professional identity, all kinds of ways." - Amartya Sen

"Marriage has for women many equivalents of joining a mass movement. It offers them a new purpose in life, a new future and a new identity (a new name). The boredom of spinsters and of women who can no longer find joy and fulfillment in marriage stems from an awareness of a barren, spoiled life. By embracing a holy cause and dedicating their energies and substance to its advancement, they find a new life full of purpose and meaning." - Eric Hoffer

"A whole population of strangers inhabited and shaped that little body, lived in that mind and controlled its wishes, dictated its thoughts...The name was an abstraction, a title arbitrarily given, like "France" or "England," to a collection, never long the same, of many individuals who were born, lived, and died within him, as the inhabitants of a country appear and disappear, but keep alive in their passage the identity of the nation to which they belong." - Aldous Huxley

"I lean over you, your equal, offering you a mirror for your perfect nothingness, for your shadows which are neither light nor absence of light, for this void which contemplates. To all that which you are, and, for our language, are not, I add a consciousness. I make you experience your supreme identity as a relationship, I name you and define you. You become a delicious passivity." - Maurice Blanchot

"Zen says that if you drop knowledge - and within knowledge everything is included; your name, your identity, everything, because this has been given to you by others - if you drop all that has been given by others, you will have a totally different quality to your being: innocence. This will be a crucifixion of the persona, the personality, and there will be a resurrection of your innocence. You will become a child again, reborn." - Rajneesh

"My identity and my security are not in my spiritual progress. My identity and my security are in God's acceptance of me given as a gift in Christ." - J. D. Greear

"Each nation has an identity and destiny. As far as Bharat is concerned, Hindu is its identity and religion is its way of working" - Swami Vivekananda

"My identity and my security are not in my spiritual progress. My identity and my security are in God's acceptance of me given as a gift in Christ." - J. D. Greear

"The demand for racial (and sexual) justice gets reduced to politics of identity - and excoriating the so-called perpetrators of the identity politics." - Michael Eric Dyson

"Most Jews, like most rational persons, know that their personal identity and their ethnic identity are not one and the same." - David Novak

"Each human being has his or her own sexual identity and should be able to exercise that identity without guilt as long as they do not force that sexual identity on others." - Paulo Coelho

"You create identity, you're not given identity per se. What became more and more interesting to me wasn't the I, it was text because it's text that create identity. That's how I got interested in plagiarism." - Kathy Acker

"When, for example, in the name of non-discrimination, people try to force the Catholic Church to change her position on homosexuality or the ordination of women, then that means that she is no longer allowed to live out her own identity and that, instead, an abstract, negative religion is being made into a tyrannical standard that everyone must follow. That is then seemingly freedom - for the sole reason that it is liberation from the previous situation." - Pope Benedict Xvi

"I could name you a dozen superheroes whose powers I'd like to have. But if I could have any power in the world, it would be the power to read or watch a creative work and absorb the technical skill of the people who made it. Because then I could have even more fun writing. That's my core identity. I'm a writer. I just love telling stories." - Kurt Busiek

"You have to be your own person. You can't let people's opinions determine how you think about yourself. There's a difference between identity and self-identity." - Amy Tan

"Then my life crashed and burned down: trials, men, drama, no self-love, no identity. A little identity, but not a lot of love for myself, my life." - Mary J Blige

"Language is the expression of ideas, and if the people of one country cannot preserve an identity of ideas they cannot retain an identity of language." - Noah Webster

"We have taken a physical identity so that we may express our divine identity. And every moment in our life provides us with an opportunity to do that." - Neale Donald Walsch

"I am a writer and always was; being a writer is an integral part of my identity. Being published, being well regarded, is a component of that identity." - Brian Aldiss

"To me, the most interesting part of 'True Blood' is that the entire crux of the show is based on identity and finding your true identity." - Marshall Allman

"Identity is not inherent. It is shaped by circumstance and sensitivity and resistance to self-pity." - Dorothy West

"Reconciliation and forgiveness is inextricably linked to the identity and unity we develop as a nation." - Joni Madraiwiwi

"Brand handling synergy means developing and communicating your company's values and identity consistently." - Martin Lindstrom

"I'm Owen Hart and I have my own identity and my own style." - Owen Hart

"Performancism is the mindset that equates our identity and value directly with our performance and accomplishments." - Tullian Tchividjian

"Iranians defend and present their Islamic and Iranian identity to other people worldwide." - Mahmoud Ahmadinejad

"Truth is verifiable only by identity with it and not by knowing about it." - David Hawkins

"Our true reality is in our identity and unity with all life." - Joseph Campbell

"Each human needs to find his or her timeless and formless essence identity" - Eckhart Tolle

"Perfume is a mark of female identity and the final touch of her style" - Christian Dior

"Narrative identity takes part in the story's movement, in the dialectic between order and disorder" - Paul Ricoeur

"Your identity is like your shadow: not always visible and yet always present." - Fausto Cercignani

"Everyone has an identity. One of their own, and one for show." - Jacqueline Susann

"Your only identity is I AM undefined and infinite. Any label you give yourself limits yourself." - Deepak Chopra

"Every application will be designed from the ground up to use real identity and friends." - Mark Zuckerberg

"Percentages! Those are for economists, polls, and politicians. Percentages can't define your identity." - Mary E. Pearson

"The line is a whole, an identity, for a particular place and time." - Fred Sandback

"Your personal boundaries protect the inner core of your identity and your right to choices." - Gerard Manley Hopkins

"Identity is memory; when memory disappears, the self dissolves and love with it." - John Lahr

"Anybody who has an identity problem had better wise up and get with the program!" - Jack Handey

"The fullness of life comes from an identity built on giving and on joy." - Mary Pipher

"You discover your identity and purpose through a relationship with Jesus Christ." - Rick Warren

"Fiction is fun because you get to steal an identity and try to make it authentic." - Dan Chaon

"A corporation like Enron is a person with a legal identity and no ethical accountability." - Doug Berry

"Being alone in our present society raises an important question about identity and well-being." - Sara Maitland

"I march to a different drummer, whose location, identity, and musical training haven't yet been established." - Ashleigh Brilliant

"It's our landscape which defines our identity and it's what I'm most grateful for." - Mick Dodson

"Like other forms of stealing, identity theft leaves the victim poor and feeling terribly violated." - George W Bush

"That charity fund, inside and outside Scotland is a very important identity of Celtic Football Club." - Fergus McCann

"[A]n important new book. . . . Professor Akerlof and Rachel Kranton have invented Identity Economics." - Daniel Finkelstein

"Sometimes I try to lose my identity, and I can't get rid of it!" - Pat Metheny

"Religion is not and can not be all encompassing identity of an individual." - Amartya Sen

"A faculty for idleness implies a catholic appetite and a strong sense of personal identity." - Robert Louis Stevenson

"Sport taught me how to goal set, it really gave me a voice and identity." - Mia Hamm

"If you dont love, youve lost your distinction, definition, uniqueness, and identity." - Judah Smith

"This story of loss and regaining of identity is, I think, the framework of all literature." - Northrop Frye

"For the Arabs in Israel there is always a tension between nationality and identity." - Mahmoud Darwish

"Consular cards are easily obtained with no proof of true identity and are easily forged." - Elton Gallegly

"Absolute nakedness was intrusive, confusing to the senses. Paradoxically, it both revealed and diminished identity." - P D James

"The firmest friendship is based on an identity of likes and dislikes." - Sallust

"Early on, New York already had a national and even international identity." - Ron Chernow

"History is prone to mistakes in identity, and facts are not always solid things." - Sarah Churchwell

"Tennis helped give me an identity and made me feel like somebody." - Chris Evert

"Food is not rational. Food is culture, habit, craving and identity." - Jonathan Safran Foer

"To me, at forty-four years old, my book was a search for truth and identity." - Melissa Gilbert

"Narrative identity takes part in the story's movement, in the dialectic between order and disorder." - Paul Ricoeur

"I'm really interested in the intersection between reputation, identity, and knowledge." - Fred Wilson

"You can have Irish identity in the north and also have your Irish passport." - Seamus Heaney

"Absolute identity with one's cause is the first and great condition of successful leadership." - Woodrow Wilson

"Therefore they should come to the table and reach an agreement that would protect their identity." - John Hume

", and they could name a handful." - Taylor Swift

"Differentiation is in name and form only." - Swami Vivekananda

"And rival all but Shakespeare's name below." - Thomas Campbell

"Bullock by name, and Bullock by nature." - Alan Bullock

"Our identity was bestowed upon us by God and when humanity rebelled against God, we were divorced from the source of our identity. In this vacuum, work can wrongfully become the source of our identity wreaking havoc on our lives and work. Work was never meant to carry the weight of our identity." - David Kim

"In this world one must have a name; it prevents confusion, even when it does not establish identity. Some, though, are known by numbers, which also seem inadequate distinctions." - Ambrose Bierce

"Social Security Number Cards by themselves were never intended to be personal identity documents because they cannot confirm that a person presenting a card is actually the person whose name appears on the card." - Ron Lewis

"'Zolten' is a common Hungarian name, it's my wife's maiden name and most importantly, it's the name of Dracula's dog." - Penn Jillette

"When it comes to identity, that was an issue that plagued me for a lot of my life. It's something that I wanted to tap into. Film can really take you to other places, and sometimes that's necessary to understand your own identity or someone else's identity or just the issue of identity, in general. It takes you. It's borderless. It's boundless. It's universal." - Cherien Dabis

"Efficiency obliterates identity" - William Greider

"The individuals inside are frequently fighting that their individual voices be heard, while the walls of the place, which are the mask, and the perception, are reluctant to give over to the voices of the individuals. Those in the margins are always trying to get to the center, and those at the center, frequently in the name of tradition, are trying to keep the margins at a distance. Part of the identity of a place is the tension between those in the margins, and those in the center, and they all live behind the walls which wear the tradition." - Anna Deavere Smith

"Zionism is only around 100 years old. It is the transformation from religion to nationalism, to materialism created by non-religious Jews who hated their religion. The reason why they use the name Israel, the Star of David, hijacking, stealing the identity of Judaism and the Jewish people is in order to gain a legitimacy for their existence that should lead people to say, 'oh, it is God given to them' and that they should use fear and intimidate people from speaking out against their actions because they will call those that do anti Semitic; it couldn't be anything further from the Truth." - Yisroel Dovid Weiss

"My cousin Roger once told me, on the eve of his third wedding, that he felt marriage was addictive. Then he corrected himself. I mean early marriage, he said. The very start of a marriage. It's like a whole new beginning. You're entirely brand-new people; you haven't made any mistakes yet. You have a new place to live and new dishes and this new kind of, like, identity, this 'we' that gets invited everywhere together now. Why, sometimes your wife will have a brand-new name, even." - Anne Tyler

"The larger the group, the more toxic, the more of your beauty as an individual you have to surrender for the sake of group thought. And when you suspend your individual beauty you also give up a lot of your humanity. You will do things in the name of a group that you would never do on your own. Injuring, hurting, killing, drinking are all part of it, because you've lost your identity, because you now owe your allegiance to this thing that's bigger than you are and that controls you." - George Carlin

"Recent events in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina have reaffirmed for me, however, the complete folly of any Republican strategy to increase black representation in the Republican Party by appeals based on race. Whatever the name- 'African American Outreach' or 'Black Republicans for Bush'- any effort to attract blacks or any other ethnic group to the Republican party, based on explicit or implicit appeals to race or ethnic identity, are not only a waste of time and resources, but are also misguided and potentially quite damaging to the nation." - Ward Connerly

"My name means 'hope' in Spanish and it's a name I want to live up to." - Esperanza Spalding

"Mac." He said my name and laughed. "What a name for something like you. Mac." - Karen Marie Moning

"I like having a private name and a public name. It helps keep things straight." - S E Hinton

"Amazon's identity and goals are never clear and always fluid, which makes the company destabilizing and intimidating." - George Packer

"If a group of people feels that it has been humiliated and that its honour has been trampled underfoot, it will want to express its identity and this expression of an identity will take different shapes and forms." - Abdolkarim Soroush

"The loss of illusions and the discovery of identity, though painful at first, can be ultimately exhilarating and strengthening." - Abraham Maslow

"Strengthening our identity is one way or reinforcing people's confidence and sense of citizenship and well-being." - David Blunkett

"Here we meet, on the page, naked and unadorned: shorn of class, race, gender, sexual identity, age and nationality." - Will Self

"Battling evil, cruelty, and injustice allows us to retain our identity, a sense of meaning, and ultimately our freedom." - Chris Hedges

"If we love and identity people with HIV and other oppressed people, we can help transform the epidemic." - Sarah Schulman

"By practice and conviction formed, With ancient stubbornness ingrained, Although her body clung and swarmed, My own identity remained." - Yvor Winters

"The imposition of anomalous models and lifestyles are alien to people's identity and, in the end, are irresponsible." - Pope Francis

"Both art and the artist lack identity and define themselves only through their encounter with each other." - Harold Rosenberg

"By practice and conviction formed, With ancient stubbornness ingrained, Although her body clung and swarmed, My own identity remained." - Yvor Winters

"High school is the time to find yourself and to explore with fashion and create your own identity." - India De Beaufort

"Your life will be a blessed and balanced experience if you first honor your identity and priority." - Russell M Nelson

"Strengthening our identity is one way of reinforcing people's confidence and sense of citizenship and well-being." - David Blunkett

"I was trying to establish an identity in music, and black and white had nothing to do with it." - Sam Phillips

"Through my travels, I find inspiration in street style and how young women create their individual looks and identity." - Maria Sharapova

"Language, identity and forms of life are the terms in which political demands are shaped and voiced." - Terry Eagleton

"When you're a kid you have this sense of wonder and wholeness and a strong sense of your own identity." - Hugo Weaving

"I'm not a big fan of identity politics and sort of picking one thing and defining yourself with it." - Andrej Pejic

"The image of God, then, involves gender identity and complementarity. God created gender in duality as male and female." - Andrew Comiskey

"Because we are a conglomerate of our experiences - you take away any experience and you take away a piece of identity. You take away a piece of identity and we don't really know who we are." - Nate Parker

"Jesus came to announce to us that an identity based on success, popularity and power is a false identity- an illusion! Loudly and clearly he says: 'You are not what the world makes you; but you are children of God." - Henri Nouwen

"Identity is the history that has gone into bone and blood and reshaped the flesh. Identity is not what we were but what we have become what we are at this moment." - Nick Joaquín

"We hear a lot about identity theft when someone takes your wallet and pretends to be you and uses your credit cards. But the more serious identity theft is to get swallowed up in other people's definition of you." - Stephen Covey

"Surrender all thought, emotion, and circumstance to that which is bigger and deeper. Surrender your identity. Surrender your suffering to that which is closer than identity, deeper than suffering. Do you discover victory or defeat in this surrender?" - Gangaji



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