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Quotes tagged with Identity
In every conceivable manner, the family is link to our past, bridge to our future.
, 5 years ago. 1427 hit(s).
Without identity we are a object of history, an instrument used by others, like a utensil. Identity is an assumed role; it is like being in a theater where everyone is given a role to play.
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The person you know during daytime should also be recognizable at night.
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I have come to believe that by and large the human family all has the same secrets, which are both very telling and very important to tell. They are telling in the sense that they tell what is perhaps the central paradox of our condition—that what we hunger for perhaps more than anything else is to be known in our full humanness, and yet that is often just what we also fear more than anything else. It is important to tell at least from time to time the secret of who we truly and fully are—even if we tell it only to ourselves—because otherwise we run the risk of losing track of who we truly and fully are and little by little come to accept instead the highly edited version which we put forth in hope that the world will find it more acceptable than the real thing. It is important to tell our secrets too because it makes it easier that way to see where we have been in our lives and where we are going. It also makes it easier for other people to tell us a secret or two of their own, and e
, 5 years ago. 1229 hit(s).
To be known
The African woman in neither a mirror image of a man nor a slave. She feels no need to imitate men to express her personality. Her work, her own genius, her preoccupations, her way of speaking, and her manners mask an original civilization. She has not allowed herself to be colonized by either men or male culture.
Albertine Tshibilondi Ngoyi
, 5 years ago. 1074 hit(s).
You are the only you God made... God made you and broke the mold.
, 5 years ago. 1280 hit(s).