The 'Who Am I?' Quiz

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Can you name the famous people from their quotes about themselves?

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

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