Quotes of anonymity

  1. People bitch about losing their anonymity and then get insulted when someone doesn't recognize them from whatever success they've had. – Casey Affleck
  2. You lose your anonymity just like a helium balloon with a string. Therefore people are going to have their own opinion and they're going to write in whatever clever manner they desire. – Kim Basinger
  3. Most writers like to maintain some sort of anonymity For me, making videos was an assault. – Sheryl Crow
  4. The freedom to connect to the world anywhere at anytime brings with it the threat of unscrupulous predators and criminals who mask their activities with the anonymity the Internet provides to its users. – Mike Fitzpatrick
  5. I am not the first man who wanted to make changes in his life at 60 and I won't be the last. It is just that others can do it with anonymity – Harrison Ford
  6. So I try not to do press and if you can keep the balance of keeping a certain degree of anonymity and do interesting work then you can hope for a degree of career longevity. – Charlie Hunnam
  7. When you're playing an icon like Wolverine, it's sometimes better to be someone that nobody knows because they don't know what to expect. I don't mind a little bit of anonymity it helps on the subway. – Hugh Jackman
  8. It's not fair that the accused is not protected from adverse publicity whilst the accuser is guaranteed anonymity whatever the verdict. – Jonathan King
  9. Anonymous sources are a practice of American journalism in the 20th and 21st century, a relatively recent practice. The literary tradition of anonymity goes back to the Bible. – Joe Klein
  10. The problem with losing your anonymity is that you can never go back. – Marla Maples
  11. Losing my anonymity in this world I think is something that I find terrifying. – Alex O'Loughlin
  12. But anonymity is very important to me, and I don't want to be recognized in public more than I already am. – Todd Solondz
  13. I mean, I don't want to sound- of course it's very nice, people come up and say appreciative things about my work. But the loss, in terms of privacy and anonymity is no small thing to me. – Todd Solondz
  14. Way before Watergate, senior administration officials hid behind anonymity – Bob Woodward
  15. The truth is, I often like women. I like their unconventionality. I like their completeness. I like their anonymity – Virginia Woolf

Usage examples for anonymity

  1. It was a masterpiece of anonymity – Felony by James Causey
  2. Our practice has been signature as the standing rule, occasionally suspended in favour of anonymity when there seemed to be sufficient reason. – Studies in Literature by John Morley
  3. But an old man had both respect and anonymity – What The Left Hand Was Doing by Gordon Randall Garrett
  4. I take this opportunity of thanking Mr. Grego, my neighbour Mr. McKenzie, Mr. Willert Beale, and Mr. Maitland for their help in various ways; not forgetting the Eton boy, whose anonymity I preserve according to his desire. – John Leech, His Life and Work. Vol. 1 by William Powell Frith
  5. Those thirty men represented types of almost all the social grades, and to a man they were seeking the shelter of anonymity in that monastery of action, the Foreign Legion. – The Truants by A. E. W. (Alfred Edward Woodley) Mason
  6. So set in his anonymity was he that Charles Baudelaire, his critical discoverer, was forced to write a long essay about his work and only refer to the artist as C. G. The poet relates that once when Thackeray spoke to Guys in a London newspaper office and congratulated him on his bold sketches in the Illustrated London News, the fiery little man resented the praise as an outrage. – Promenades of an Impressionist by James Huneker
  7. I have been strongly tempted to omit altogether the next book which I wrote; but, as this is to be a sincere narrative of my life and its work, I must pierce the veil of anonymity and own up to " An Agnostic's Progress." – An Autobiography by Catherine Helen Spence
  8. In the flickering light, Hawksworth could make out what seemed to be grapples, flashing from the shore, pulling the floating bodies of the dead and dying to anonymity – The Moghul by Thomas Hoover
  9. It wasn't so easy, he decided, being a sophomore transfer student from a big city college, where almost everything went and there was a certain amount of anonymity in the very size of the classes, to a small town college where every face, after a week or so, was familiar. – My Shipmate--Columbus by Stephen Wilder
  10. I quite agreed to your proposals as to my anonymity at the time when I was up in Scotland, but the thing's a secret no longer with the people who count. – The Zeppelin's Passenger by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  11. On the stage she was a marked woman and her movements could be followed for at least three hours in the day, and she was anxious for more anonymity – Jack O' Judgment by Edgar Wallace
  12. Therefore, though he helped in circulating copies of the manuscript, Erasmus did his utmost, for the rest of his life, to preserve its anonymity and when it was universally known and had appeared in print, and he was presumed to be the author, he always cautiously denied the fact; although he was careful to use such terms as to avoid a formal denial. – Erasmus and the Age of Reformation by Johan Huizinga
  13. Another friend, who sent us some notes and a few drawings, insists on remaining anonymous, so we can only send our thanks to him with similar anonymity – Thought-Forms by Annie Besant C.W. Leadbeater
  14. I refer to the fact that though no one has come forward openly to claim the child, indirect efforts to induce her to leave us are continually being made by persons who seem to desire anonymity – The Master Mummer by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  15. Baffled by their anonymity they demand identifications. – Gargoyles by Ben Hecht
  16. Your anonymity has come to an end. – The Devil's Paw by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  17. Besides the capital instance of his anonymity as regards the novels, Scott several times seemed to amuse himself in perplexing the public. – Sir Walter Scott as a Critic of Literature by Margaret Ball
  18. Anonymity is the chief characteristic of hand tools of the last three centuries. – Woodworking Tools 1600-1900 by Peter C. Welsh
  19. In 1824, when he was still in the shades of anonymity he wrote and published two by no means despicable pamphlets in favor of Primogeniture and the Jesuits, the latter of which was reprinted in 1880 at the last Jesuitenhetze in France. – The Human Comedy Introductions and Appendix by Honore de Balzac Commentator: George Saintsbury