You shall not misuse the name of the LORD your God, for the LORD will not hold anyone guiltless who misuses his name.
Exodus 20:7 (New International Version)
We are all apt to believe what the world believes about us.
People who have no weaknesses are terrible; there is no way of taking advantage of them.
My theory is that if you look confident you can pull off anything - even if you have no clue what you're doing.
You probably wouldn't worry about what people think of you if you could know how seldom they do.
A faculty for idleness implies a catholic appetite and a strong sense of personal identity.
Robert Louis Stevenson
The nice thing about egotists is that they don't talk about other people.
Lucille S. Harper
Now the LORD God had formed out of the ground all the beasts of the field and all the birds of the air. He brought them to the man to see what he would name them; and whatever the man called each living creature, that was its name.
Genesis 2:19 (New International Version)
Don't part with your illusions. When they are gone you may still exist, but you have ceased to live.
I myself am made entirely of flaws, stitched together with good intentions.
Anybody who has an identity problem had better wise up and get with the program!
Talking much about oneself can also be a means to conceal oneself.
What then is personal identity? It is the persistence of certain defining characteristics in a very complex orderly society endowed with a preeminent linear society or "soul"
Humility is the embarrassment you feel when you tell people how wonderful you are.
Laurence J. Peter
We confess our little faults to persuade people that we have no large ones.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
No man remains quite what he was when he recognizes himself.
When we ask for advice, we are usually looking for an accomplice.
Marquis de la Grange
I am interested in madness. I believe it is the biggest thing in the human race, and the most constant. How do you take away from a man his madness without also taking away his identity?
Your true value depends entirely on what you are compared with.
I have often depended on the blindness of strangers.
Adrienne E. Gusoff
Remember, Ginger Rogers did everything Fred Astaire did, but backwards and in high heels.
Then the man said, "Your name will no longer be Jacob, but Israel, because you have struggled with God and with men and have overcome."
Genesis 32:28 (New International Version)
Illegal aliens have always been a problem in the United States. Ask any Indian.
The keenest sorrow is to recognize ourselves as the sole cause of all our adversities.
When you're through changing, you're through.
Integrity simple means not violating one's own identity.
The value of identity of course is that so often with it comes purpose.
There comes a point in many people's lives when they can no longer play the role they have chosen for themselves. When that happens, we are like actors finding that someone has changed the play.
Identity would seem to be the garment with which one covers that nakedness the self
Trying to define yourself is like trying to bite your own teeth.
Alan W Watts
And I tell you that you are Peter, and on this rock I will build my church, and the gates of Hades will not overcome it.
Matthew 16:18 (New International Version)
I'm Chevy Chase and you're not
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