The 'Who Am I?' Quiz

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

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