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The name of a man is a numbing blow from which he never recovers.  ~Marshall McLuhan

Name is a fence and within it you are nameless.  ~Samuli Paronen

Fate tried to conceal him by naming him Smith.  ~Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

Names are an important key to what a society values.  Anthropologists recognize naming as ‘one of the chief methods for imposing order on perception.’  ~David S. Slawson

Tigers die and leave their skins; people die and leave their names.  ~Japanese Proverb

Words have meaning and names have power.  ~Author Unknown

If names are not correct, language will not be in accordance with the truth of things.  ~Confucius

I have fallen in love with American names, the sharp, gaunt names that never get fat.  ~Stephen Vincent Benet

People’s fates are simplified by their names.  ~Elias Canetti

I have known a German Prince with more titles than subjects, and a Spanish nobleman with more names than shirts.  ~Oliver Goldsmith

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“The words that someone or something is known by”. Longman dictionary of contemporary English.

“The name of a thing is its soul.” F. M Cornford.

“A name has different kinds of meaning.” Leslie Dinking

“I have a passion for the name of Mary. For once it has a magic sound to me.” Lord Byron.

Anna. “Do you like the name: Anna?” “It is a simple name;” replied Lady Isabel. “and simple names are always the most attractive.” Mrs Henry Wood East Lynne.

A name is all. Ancient Roman Proverb,

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“Might I be permitted to inscribe my name upon the tablets of my memory?” I asked. Charles Dickings.

“How are you called?” Ernest Hemingway.

Bottom: I Beseech your worships name. William Shakespeare.

“If you call me Anne please call me Anne spelled with a “e”. L.M Montgomery.

“A human beings name is a principle component in his person, perhaps? a piece of his soul.” Sigmund Freud

“Must a name mean something” Alice asked Doubtfully. “of course, it must,” said Humpty Dumpty. “My name means the shape I am… with a name like yours, you might be any shape almost.”

“Giving a name indeed is a poetic art, all poetry when it comes to that is but a giving of names” Thomas Carlyle.

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Proper names are poetry in the raw.
Like all poetry they are untranslatable.
W. H. Auden

Any child can tell you that the sole
purpose of a middle name is so he can
tell when he’s really in trouble.
Dennis Frakes

A name pronounced is the recognition of the individual to whom it belongs. He who can pronounce my name aright, he can call me, and is entitled to my love and service.  Henry David Thoreau

It is a sad truth, but we have lost the faculty of giving lovely names to things. Names are everything. I never quarrel with actions. My one quarrel is with words. The man who could call a spade a spade should be compelled to use one. It is the only thing he is fit for. Oscar Wilde

Names, once they are in common use, quickly become mere sounds, their etymology being buried, like so many of the earth’s marvels, beneath the dust of habit. Salman Rushdie

What’s in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet. William Shakespeare.

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