Don't be sorry you loved him. That's part of you, part you have to let go, yeah, but still something that's made you who you are.
—Richelle Mead in Spirit Bound
I remember who you are. Even if you forget.
Rose is a rose is a rose is a rose.
It's no use going back to yesterday, because I was a different person then.
—Lisa Schroeder in Far from You
Tell me who admires and loves you, and I will tell you who you are.
—Antoine de Saint-Exupery
What's the actual identity, what's the actual inner person, is there even an inner self, is there any identity? Anybody's identity problem is the entire universe; it's as vast as the entire universe.
People don't change. They're only revealed.
—Staci Hart in Hardcore
Show me your garden and I shall tell you what you are.
Don't ever lose yourself in somebody else. It's hard to remember who you used to be if they disappear.
—S.L. Scott in The Resistance
When everyone is somebody, then no one's anybody.
—W. S. Gilbert
A person's a person, no matter how small.
I am a part of everything that I have read.
I handed my passport to the immigration officer, and he looked at it and looked at me and said, 'What are you?
Nothing had changed. I was the stupid one again. I was the girl who never understood who she was to people.
—Carol Rifka Brunt in Tell the Wolves I'm Home
Fame warps your identity, metastasizes your anxieties, and hollows you out like a jack-o'-lantern. It's sparkly pixie dust that burns whatever it touches like acid.
—Elan Mastai in All Our Wrong Todays