The 'Who Am I?' Quiz

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QuoteWho Am I?
'I have gained this from philosophy: that I do without being commanded what others do only from fear of the law.'
'I believe in being an innovator.'
'I don't want to make money, I just want to be wonderful.'
'I will not be triumphed over.'
'I never found the companion that was so companionable as solitude.'
'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 attribute my success to this - I never gave or took any excuse.'
'If I have done the public any service, it is due to my patient thought.'
'I am not a Marxist.'
'I have offended God and mankind because my work didn't reach the quality it should have.'
'With me poetry has not been a purpose, but a passion.'
'I have seen all, I have heard all, I have forgotten all.'
'I am among those who think that science has great beauty.'
'I can live without money, but I cannot live without love.'
'I feel that luck is preparation meeting opportunity.'
'I had rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and dominion.'
'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 turned into a sort of machine for observing facts and grinding out conclusions.'
'Thank goodness I never went to school; it would have rubbed off some of the originality.'
'I am the greatest, I said that even before I knew I was.'
'I think, therefore I am.'
'I don't think of all the misery but of the beauty that still remains.'
'I pay no attention whatever to anybody's praise or blame. I simply follow my own feelings.'
'I more fear what is within me than what comes from without.'
'Everywhere I go I find that a poet has been there before me.'
'Let me tell you the secret that has led me to my goal. My strength lies solely in my tenacity.'
QuoteWho Am I?
'I am prepared to die, but there is no cause for which I am prepared to kill.'
'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 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 do not want people to be agreeable, as it saves me the trouble of liking them.'
'I am beginning to learn that it is the sweet, simple things of life which are the real ones after all.'
'I love treason but hate a traitor.'
'I want to change the pop world one sequin at a time.'
'I hope that I may always desire more than I can accomplish.'
'I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work.'
'I've been accused of every death except the casualty list of the World War.'
'I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells.'
'I would like to be known as a person who is concerned about freedom and equality and justice and prosperity for all people.'
'I'd rather be hated for who I am, than loved for who I am not.'
'As a rule, I am very careful to be shallow and conventional where depth and originality are wasted.'
'To me a lush carpet of pine needles or spongy grass is more welcome than the most luxurious Persian rug.'
'I trust no one, not even myself.'
'I'm not funny. What I am is brave.'
'I'm an idealist without illusions.'
'I don't know who my grandfather was; I am much more concerned to know what his grandson will be.'
'I despise a world which does not feel that music is a higher revelation that all wisdom and philosophy.'
'I am the state.'
'I am an optimist. It doesn't seem too much use being anything else.'
'I am extraordinarily patient, provided I get my own way in the end.'
'I found Rome a city of bricks and left it a city of marble.'
'I am always doing that which I can not do, in order that I may learn how to do it.'
'I have a higher and grander standard of principle than George Washington. He could not lie; I can, but I won't.'
'Do not worry about your difficulties in mathematics. I can assure you mine are still greater.'
'You can't get a cup of tea big enough or a book long enough to suit me.'

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