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

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