'I born original & unique, i have the power to make my unique identity. I hate those who loves to identify themselves with others identity. why people love to live with others credit where as they have the power to make their own identity. Make your own & live proudly! '
All that remains is the mad desire for present identity through a woman.
(Max Frisch (1911-1991), Swiss author, critic. Originally published as Montauk, Suhrkamp (1975). Montauk, pp. 95-96, trans. by Geoffrey Skelton, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich (1976).
Frisch's autobiographical musings about aging.)
When I quit working, I lost all sense of identity in about fifteen minutes.
(Paige Rense (b. 1929), U.S. author and editor. As quoted in the New York Times, p. 37 (February 21, 1994).
The writer and Architectural Digest editor was recalling her brief period of being a housewife.)
Science is nothing but the finding of analogy, identity, in the most remote parts.
(Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882), U.S. essayist, poet, philosopher. Oration, August 31, 1837, delivered before the Phi Beta Kappa Society, Cambridge, Massachusetts. "The American Scholar," repr. In Emerson: Essays and Lectures, ed. Joel Porte (1983).)
Body and soul, Black America reveals the extreme questions of contemporary life, questions of freedom and identity: How can I be who I am?
(June Jordan (b. 1939), U.S. poet, civil rights activist. essay originally published in Evergreen Review (New York, Oct. 1969). Black Studies: Bringing Back The Person, Moving Towards Home: Political Essays (1989).)