60 Identity quotes that'll inspire embracing who you are

Your so-called identity defines you, the personality and character of an individual. It's the quality that makes a person, the fact of being who you are. May these identity quotes help you understand your true self.

Identity quotes that'll inspire embracing who you are
1. “Own your identity. Love who you are in the world.” – Nyle DiMarco

2. “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 R.R. Martin

3. “The value of identity of course is that so often with it comes purpose.” – Richard Grant

4. “What we know matters but who we are matters more.” – BrenĂ© Brown

5. “If you really have your own identity you'll keep on doing what you think is really right for you, and you'll also understand the next step you want to take.” – Helmut Lang

6. “One of the greatest tragedies in life is to lose your own sense of self and accept the version of you that is expected by everyone else.” – K.L. Toth

7. “You have to know your identity. It's the biggest thing in wanting to pursue creative dreams.” – Lauren Daigle

8. “I realize then that it's not enough to know what someone is called. You have to know who they are.” – Gayle Forman

9. “Strengthening our identity is one way of reinforcing people's confidence and sense of citizenship and well-being.” – David Blunkett
Identity quotes that'll inspire embracing who you are
10. “I am the sole author of the dictionary that defines me.” – Zadie Smith

11. “Identity in the form of continuity of personality is an extremely important characteristic of the individual.” – Kenneth L. Pike

12. “We are not defined by the family into which we are born, but the one we choose and create. We are not born, we become.” – Tori Spelling

13. “Sometimes we fight who we are, struggling against ourselves and our natures. But we must learn to accept who we are and appreciate who we become. We must love ourselves for what and who we are.” – Harley King

14. “Your own material is your identity, and I think that's what you need to stick to.” – Peter Frampton
Identity quotes that'll inspire embracing who you are
15. “We have to really educate ourselves in a way about who we are, what our real identity is.” – Deepak Chopra

16. “Be not another, if you can be yourself.” – Paracelsus

17. “We are what we love. We are the things, the people, the ideas we spend our days with. They center us, they drive us, they define us to our very core. Without them, we are empty.” – Daisy Whitney

18. “Don’t let a day go by without asking who you are, for each time you allow a new ingredient to enter your awareness.” – Deepak Chopra

19. “Life, too, is senseless unless you know who you are, what you want, and which way the wind blows.” – Ellen Raskin
Identity quotes that'll inspire embracing who you are
20. “In the social jungle of human existence, there is no feeling of being alive without a sense of identity.” – Erik Erikson

21. “Before I can live with other folks I've got to live with myself. The one thing that doesn't abide by majority rule is a person's conscience.” – Harper Lee

22. “Where you are is who you are. The further inside you the place moves, the more your identity is intertwined with it. Never casual, the choice of place is the choice of something you crave.” – Frances Mayes

23. “Life isn't always about finding yourself. More often than not, it's about discovering who God created you to be.” – David A.R. White

24. “Be the person you are and not the person you've allowed yourself to become.” – Christine M. Knight
Identity quotes that'll inspire embracing who you are
25. “My identity might begin with the fact of my race, but it didn't, couldn't end there. At least that's what I would choose to believe.” – Barack Obama

26. “Perhaps it’s impossible to wear an identity without becoming what you pretend to be.” – Orson Scott Card

27. “Whenever two people meet, there are really six people present. There is each man as he sees himself, each man as the other person sees him, and each man as he really is.” – William James

28. “Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.” – George Bernard Shaw

29. “A man is what he wills himself to be.” – Jean-Paul Sartre

30. “Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.” – Oscar Wilde

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31. “To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

32. “Folks can change their ways much as they want to. But I don’t care how many times you change your ways, what’s in you is in you, and it’s got to come out.” – James Baldwin

33. “We are what we are because we have been what we have been.” – Sigmund Freud

34. “Discovering my own identity doesn’t mean that I work it out in isolation but that I negotiate it through dialogue, partly overt, partly internal, with others.” – Charles Taylor

35. “When I discover who I am, I’ll be free.” – Ralph Ellison

36. “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

37. “I am not what happened to me, I am what I choose to become.” – Carl Jung

38. “Identity was partly heritage, partly upbringing, but mostly the choices you make in life.” – Patricia Briggs

39. “To be idle requires a strong sense of personal identity.” – Robert Louis Stevenson

40. “The only true happiness lies in knowing who you are and making peace with it.” – Laurell K. Hamilton

41. “Identity is this incredible invisible force that controls your whole life. It’s invisible like gravity is invisible, but it controls your whole life.” – Tony Robbins

42. “Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else’s opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.” – Oscar Wilde

43. “To become what one is, one must not have the faintest idea what one is.” – Friedrich Nietzsche

44. “It’s like everyone tells a story about themselves inside their own head. Always. All the time. That story makes you what you are. We build ourselves out of that story.” – Patrick Rothfuss

45. “We can spend our lives letting the world tell us who we are. Sane or insane. 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

46. “Memories are the architecture of our identity.” – Brian Solis

47. “We all need a past. That’s where our sense of identity comes from.” – Penelope Lively

48. “I am what time, circumstance, history, have made of me, certainly, but I am, also, much more than that. So are we all.” – James Baldwin

49. “I have my own identity. I’m my own person, and no two people are the same.” – ASAP Ferg

50. “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

51. “Don’t let the noise of others’ opinions drown out your own inner voice.” – Steve Jobs

52. “It's our roots that really give us our identity.” – Rosalia

53. “All discomfort comes from suppressing your true identity.” – Bryant H. McGill

54. “Own your identity. Love who you are in the world. Love your deafness.” – Nyle DiMarco

55. “Committing yourself is a way of finding out who you are. A man finds his identity by identifying.” – Robert E. Terwilliger

56. “You are what you do, not what you say you'll do.” – Carl Jung

57. “Unless we base our sense of identity upon the truth of who we are, it is impossible to attain true happiness.” – Brenda Shoshanna

58. “I seem to have run in a great circle and met myself again on the starting line.” – Jeanette Winterson

59. “The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.” – Mahatma Gandhi

60. “I think every person has their own identity and beauty. Everyone being different is what is really beautiful. If we were all the same, it would be boring.” – Tila Tequila

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