The 'Who Am I?' Quiz

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QuoteWho Am I?
'I trust no one, not even myself.'
'I am beginning to learn that it is the sweet, simple things of life which are the real ones after all.'
'To me a lush carpet of pine needles or spongy grass is more welcome than the most luxurious Persian rug.'
'Thank goodness I never went to school; it would have rubbed off some of the originality.'
'I am always doing that which I can not do, in order that I may learn how to do it.'
'Everywhere I go I find that a poet has been there before me.'
'Do not worry about your difficulties in mathematics. I can assure you mine are still greater.'
'I am sometimes a fox and sometimes a lion. The whole secret of government lies in knowing when to be one or the other.'
'I consider nature a vast chemical laboratory in which all kinds of composition and decompositions are formed.'
'I am the wisest man alive, for I know one thing, and that is that I know nothing.'
'I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells.'
'I attribute my success to this - I never gave or took any excuse.'
'I have gained this from philosophy: that I do without being commanded what others do only from fear of the law.'
'I'd rather be hated for who I am, than loved for who I am not.'
'I am extraordinarily patient, provided I get my own way in the end.'
'I am turned into a sort of machine for observing facts and grinding out conclusions.'
'I have seen all, I have heard all, I have forgotten all.'
'I am among those who think that science has great beauty.'
'I want to change the pop world one sequin at a time.'
'I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work.'
'With me poetry has not been a purpose, but a passion.'
'I don't think of all the misery but of the beauty that still remains.'
'I have offended God and mankind because my work didn't reach the quality it should have.'
'I feel that luck is preparation meeting opportunity.'
'I've been accused of every death except the casualty list of the World War.'
'I am an optimist. It doesn't seem too much use being anything else.'
'I am not interested in power for power's sake, but I'm interested in power that is moral, that is right and that is good.'
'As a rule, I am very careful to be shallow and conventional where depth and originality are wasted.'
QuoteWho Am I?
'I think, therefore I am.'
'I believe in being an innovator.'
'I am not a saint, unless you think of a sinner as a saint who keeps on trying.'
'You can't get a cup of tea big enough or a book long enough to suit me.'
'I have a higher and grander standard of principle than George Washington. He could not lie; I can, but I won't.'
'I am not a Marxist.'
'I am the greatest, I said that even before I knew I was.'
'I do not want people to be agreeable, as it saves me the trouble of liking them.'
'I pay no attention whatever to anybody's praise or blame. I simply follow my own feelings.'
'I am prepared to die, but there is no cause for which I am prepared to kill.'
'I am the state.'
'I don't know who my grandfather was; I am much more concerned to know what his grandson will be.'
'I more fear what is within me than what comes from without.'
'Let me tell you the secret that has led me to my goal. My strength lies solely in my tenacity.'
'I love treason but hate a traitor.'
'I never found the companion that was so companionable as solitude.'
'I really don't believe in magic.'
'I found Rome a city of bricks and left it a city of marble.'
'I will not be triumphed over.'
'I had rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and dominion.'
'I'm not funny. What I am is brave.'
'I'm an idealist without illusions.'
'I would like to be known as a person who is concerned about freedom and equality and justice and prosperity for all people.'
'I hope that I may always desire more than I can accomplish.'
'If I have done the public any service, it is due to my patient thought.'
'I despise a world which does not feel that music is a higher revelation that all wisdom and philosophy.'
'I don't want to make money, I just want to be wonderful.'
'I can live without money, but I cannot live without love.'

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