Knowledge of one's identity, one's self, community, nation, religion, and God, is the true meaning of resurrection, while ignorance of it signifies hell.— Elijah Muhammad
Unpopular True Identity quotations
A true leader has the confidence to stand alone, the courage to make tough decisions, and the compassion to listen to the needs of others.
Our happiest times are those in which we forget ourselves, usually in being kind to someone else. That tiny moment of self-abdication is an act of true humility: the man who loses himself finds himself and finds his happiness.
Whenever I allow anything but tenderness and compassion to dictate my response to life--be it self-righteous anger, moralizing, defensiveness, the pressing need to change others...I am alienated from my true self. My identity as Abba's child [a child of God] becomes ambiguous, tentative and confused
You will continue to suffer if you have an emotional reaction to everything that is said to you. True power is sitting back and observing everything with logic. If words control your that means everyone can control you. Breathe and allow things to pass.
Tell me how you read and I'll tell you who you are.
True peace must be anchored in justice and an unwavering commitment to universal rights for all humans, regardless of ethnicity, religion, gender, national origin or any other identity attribute.
They will not criminalise us, rob us of our true identity, steal our individualism, depoliticise us, churn us out as systemised, institutionalised, decent law-abiding robots. Never will they label our liberation struggle as criminal.
Don't let your struggle become your identity.
I firmly believe that we are all given signs and dreams and put in situations that define who we were and who we are to become. All of it points towards our destiny. All we need to do is listen carefully to the messages and follow our dreams. It is in our dreams that we find our true identities and where our destiny awaits.
Tell me who your enemy is, and I will tell you who you are.
To find your true identity within the will of Tze Yo Tzuh...that is the highest of all freedoms.
Two things you will never have to chase: true friends and true love.
Tell me with whom you associate, and I will tell you who you are.
To say that I am made in the image of God is to say that love is the reason for my existence, for God is love. Love is my true identity. Selflessness is my true self. Love is my true character. Love is my name.
Define yourself radically as one beloved by God.
This is the true self. Every other identity is illusion.
Knowing others is intelligence, knowing yourself is true wisdom.
Always, always lead by example. Those whom you lead will be quick to grasp the true identity of a truly professional NCO and will be more willing to follow, obey and persevere.
When you accept the fact that your true identity includes being an overcomer, you will never settle for less than a miracle.
When you have a sense of your own identity and a vision of where you want to go in your life, you then have the basis for reaching out to the world and going after your dreams for a better life.
Travel and tell no one, live a true love story and tell no one, live happily and tell no one, people ruin beautiful things.
Tell me who you walk with, and I'll tell you who you are.
The strongest force in the universe is a human being living consistently with his identity.
Fervent prayer keeps your true identity in focus.
Don't let your struggle become your identity.
I can not, and will not judge, by what my eyes may see.
For the skin on a man shall not reveal his true identity.
False self is an identity based on what you have, what you do, and what others think about you. In stark contrast to this is the true self in Christ, which is who we are before God and in God - Christ living in us, as Paul put it to the churches in Galatia
Nail me to my car and I'll tell you who you are
True love has a habit of coming back.
The major strategy of Satan is to distort the character of God and the truth of who we are. He can't change God and he can't do anything to change our identity and position in Christ. If, however, he can get us to believe a lie, we will live as though our identity in Christ isn't true.
The greatest religious problem today is how to be both a mystic and a militant;
in other words how to combine the search for an expansion of inner awareness with effective social action, and how to feel one's true identity in both.
While the impostor draws his identity from past achievements and the adulation of others, the true self claims identity in its belovedness. We encounter God in the ordinariness of life: not in the search for spiritual highs and extraordinary, mystical experiences but in our simple presence in life.
True friendship isn't about being inseparable, it's being separated
The more you reaffirm who you are in Christ, the more your behavior will begin to reflect your true identity.
Would that the simple maxim, that honesty is the best policy, might be laid to heart; that a sense of the true aim of life might elevate the tone of politics and trade till public and private honor become identical.
All discomfort comes from suppressing your true identity.
Kindness is not a business. True kindness expects nothing in return and should never act with conditions.
There is only one perpetrator of evil on the planet: human unconsciousness.
That realization is true forgiveness. With forgiveness, your victim identity dissolves, and your true power emerges--the power of Presence. Instead of blaming the darkness, you bring in the light.
Unless we base our sense of identity upon the truth of who we are, it is impossible to attain true happiness.
The oppression of women knows no ethnic nor racial boundaries, true, but that does not mean it is identical within those boundaries.
Be mindful. Be grateful. Be positive. Be true. Be kind.
We have the choice of two identities: the external mask which seems to be real.
..and the hidden, inner person who seems to us to be nothing, but who can give himself eternally to the truth in whom he subsists. (295)
Art is identical with a state of capacity to make, involving a true course of reasoning.
In opening we can see how many times we have mistaken small identities and fearful beliefs for our true nature and how limiting this is. We can touch with great compassion the pain from the contracted identities that we and others have created in the world.
We are never more true to ourselves than when we are inconsistent.
I believe that true identity is found .
. . in creative activity springing from within. It is found, paradoxically, when one loses oneself. Woman can best refind herself in some kind of creative activity of her own.