Identity Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old identity quotes, identity sayings, and identity proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


Your life will be a blessed and balanced experience if you first honor your identity and priority.     

Russell M. Nelson

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

The reward for conformity is that everybody likes you except yourself.     

Rita Mae Brown

Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.     

Oscar Wilde

Don't let the noise of others? opinions drown out your own inner voice.     

Steve Jobs

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.      

Stephen Chbosky

You can't change who you are. No matter how you struggle, some things will never change. And maybe they shouldn't.     

Rob Thurman

People fear their hidden selves, afraid that they will burst out.     

Gregory Benford

The only true happiness lies in knowing who you are ... and making peace with it.     

Laurell K. Hamilton

Who knows who you are ... A person is a novel: you don't know how it will end until the very last page. Otherwise it wouldn't be worth reading to the very end.     

Yevgeny Zamyatin

To know who you are is the greatest power of all.     

Sherilyn Kenyon and Diana Love

It is better to be hated for what you are than loved for what you are not.     

Andre Guide

Life's challenges are not supposed to paralyze you, they're supposed to help you discover who you are.     

Bernice Johnson Reagon

Before I can tell my life what I want to do with it, I must listen to my life telling me who I am.     

Parker J. Palmer

Our achievements of today are but the sum total of our thoughts of yesterday. You are today where the thoughts of yesterday have brought you and you will be tomorrow where the thoughts of today take you.     

Blaise Pascal

You cannot belong to anyone else until you belong to yourself.      

Pearl Bailey

An identity would seem to be arrived at by the way in which the person faces and uses his experience.      

James Baldwin

A man's true state of power and riches is to be in himself.      

Henry Ward Beecher

Nobody can be exactly like me. Sometimes even I have trouble doing it.      

Tallulah Bankhead

To find yourself, think for yourself.     

Socrates