Quotes About Self-Identity

Quotes About Self-Identity
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Read these inspirational quotes about identity that will make you love yourself more, no matter where you come from.

  • “Be who you are and say what you feel because those who mind don’t matter and those who matter don’t mind.” — Dr. Seuss
  • “Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.” — Oscar Wilde
  • “A dreamer is one who can find his way only by moonlight and his punishment is that he sees the dawn before the rest of the world.” — Oscar Wilde
  • “Unlike a drop of water which loses its identity when it joins the ocean, man does not lose his being in the society in which he lives. Man’s life is independent. He is born not for the development of the society alone, but for the development of his self.” — B. R. Ambedkar
  • “In the social jungle of human existence, there is no feeling of being alive without a sense of identity.” — Erik Erikson
  • “I always had long hair. When you lose it, you realise just how important it is to your identity.” — Delta Goodrem
  • “I don’t cover my face because I want to show my identity.” — Malala Yousafzai
  • “There is no gate, no lock, no bolt that you can set upon the freedom of my mind.” — Virginia Woolf
  • “Never forget what you are, for surely the world will not. Make it your strength. Then it can never be your weakness. Armor yourself in it, and it will never be used to hurt you.” — George RR Martin
  • “So, I guess we are who we are for a lot of reasons. And maybe we’ll never know most of them. But even if we don’t have the power to choose where we come from, we can still choose where we go from there. We can still do things. And we can try to feel okay about them.” — Steven Chbosky 

Famous Quotes About Identity

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These notable quotes about identity will help you find the unique side of yourself. Enjoy!

  • “I am no bird; and no net ensnares me: I am a free human being with an independent will.” ― Charlotte Brontë, Jane Eyre
  • “Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.” ― Oscar Wilde, De Profundis
  •  “We know what we are, but not what we may be.” ― William Shakespeare
  • “A girl should be two things: who and what she wants.” ― Coco Chanel
  • “Perhaps it's impossible to wear an identity without becoming what you pretend to be.” ― Orson Scott Card
  • “Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one's definition of your life, but define yourself.” ― Harvey Fierstein
  • “We can spend our lives letting the world tell us who we are. Sane or insane. Saints or sex addicts. Heroes or victims. Letting history tell us how good or bad we are. Letting our past decide our future. Or we can decide for ourselves. And maybe it's our job to invent something better.” ― Chuck Palahniuk
  • “I am a citizen of the world.” ― Sylvia Beach
  • “I belong to the people I love, and they belong to me--they, and the love and loyaty I give them, form my identity far more than any word or group ever could.” ― Veronica Roth
  • “Don’t let the noise of others’ opinions drown out your own inner voice." ― Steve Jobs


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