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Quotes of identity

  1. Thirty years ago, in 1976, the notion of organized activity to combat discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity was an extremely controversial one. – Robert A. Brady
  2. There is no gender identity behind the expressions of gender... identity is performatively constituted by the very 'expressions' that are said to be its results. – Judith Butler
  3. I lay a lot of blame at the feet of Dusty Baker for not being more strict about fundamentals, which I think would give the team a stronger day -to -day identity – Billy Corgan
  4. Mexican immigration poses challenges to our policies and to our identity in a way nothing else has in the past. – Samuel P. Huntington
  5. 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 – Mike Krzyzewski
  6. 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. – Wentworth Miller
  7. My identity has everything to do with me and my instrument. It doesn't have to do with what production style I use, or how many people played on it, whether it's sparse or grandiose or whatever. And I'm social, frankly. – Liz Phair
  8. When you break up, your whole identity is shattered. It's like death. – Dennis Quaid
  9. I claimed identity as Jewish musicians for political reasons, because most of us were touring in Germany and, at this time, twelve years ago, there was a strong resurgence of Nazism in the places we were touring and part of that was on the music scene. – Marc Ribot
  10. Narrative identity takes part in the story's movement, in the dialectic between order and disorder. – Paul Ricoeur
  11. It is important to remember that the Pacific Ocean covers a quarter of the world's surface and that each Pacific country has its own cultural, historical and ethnic identity – Jenny Shipley
  12. When you're in a band that's so big when you're young, you kind of lose your identity a little bit. You just become part of the band. I just needed to get away from it. – Roger Andrew Taylor
  13. Leibniz dedicated his life to efforts to educate people to understand that true happiness is found by locating their identity in benefitting mankind and their posterity. – Robert Trout
  14. You talked about national identity cards and the terrorism bill. We have made a government that has grown used to viewing us as subjects, has grown used to seeing its role as commanding us. – Malcolm Wallop

Usage examples for identity

  1. “ " No." " Then how are you able to swear so positively as to his identity in the dark?" ” – The Hampstead Mystery by John R. Watson
  2. But in no way did she so much as hint at her identity – The Madness of May by Meredith Nicholson
  3. It was the colour of the hair alone which revealed the identity of the Lion to her companions. ” – A College Girl by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
  4. “ Marie had that sensation of lost identity which has confused us all. ” – The Lady of Fort St. John by Mary Hartwell Catherwood
  5. She had formerly received more than one passionate declaration, not signed indeed, but accompanied always by some clue to the identity of the writer, and she had carelessly thrown them into the fire. ” – Saracinesca by F. Marion Crawford
  6. The question surprised her, for the reason that in her confusion she supposed that her identity was known to him. ” –  by
  7. In fact he began to doubt their identity – The City of Fire by Grace Livingston Hill
  8. Hard fate indeed to feel at every breath His burden of identity till death! ” – Black Beetles in Amber by Ambrose Bierce
  9. You claim to be a Texan, and yet now you say all the proof of your identity is in Kentucky. ” – Rebel Spurs by Andre Norton
  10. Any doubt as to the identity of the man before him was now removed. ” – If Any Man Sin by H. A. Cody
  11. “ No doubt as soon as her identity is known she will be released. ” – Francezka by Molly Elliot Seawell
  12. “ " She is, I admit, a very charming young lady, but remember she does not know your identity and if her parents discover what happened last night there will be a most infernal lot of trouble. ” – The Secrets of Potsdam by William Le Queux
  13. At least its identity as a place name continued for a time. ” – The First Seventeen Years: Virginia 1607-1624 by Charles E. Hatch
  14. We do not deny the principle of identity – Preaching and Paganism by Albert Parker Fitch
  15. Moreover, I thought you might be interested, might wish to help us determine the identity of the intruder. ” – The Film Mystery by Arthur B. Reeve
  16. “ For my part I personally have little doubts as to the identity of the two. ” – The Nests and Eggs of Indian Birds, Volume 1 by Allan O. Hume
  17. An exhaustive search was made of the gruesome den of death, and in the result the identity of poor Hensley was established beyond a doubt, as his nephew had said. ” – A Frontier Mystery by Bertram Mitford
  18. “ " I always said," she remarked once, " that it was ridiculous to swear so positively to a man's identity by the clothes he happened to be wearing." ” – The Stronger Influence by F.E. Mills Young
  19. 10. Tradition is dim and uncertain as to the identity of this love of Raphael's. ” – Browning's Shorter Poems by Robert Browning
  20. It's a very easy thing to get a touch of the sun, and that will often cause a man to lose the sense of his identity and get lost for a time. ” – Jack Haydon's Quest by John Finnemore

Idioms for identity