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QuoteWho Am I?
'I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells.'
'I pay no attention whatever to anybody's praise or blame. I simply follow my own feelings.'
'I never found the companion that was so companionable as solitude.'
'I am always doing that which I can not do, in order that I may learn how to do it.'
'I am among those who think that science has great beauty.'
'I don't want to make money, I just want to be wonderful.'
'I consider nature a vast chemical laboratory in which all kinds of composition and decompositions are formed.'
'You can't get a cup of tea big enough or a book long enough to suit me.'
'I found Rome a city of bricks and left it a city of marble.'
'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 state.'
'I am the wisest man alive, for I know one thing, and that is that I know nothing.'
'I want to change the pop world one sequin at a time.'
'I am turned into a sort of machine for observing facts and grinding out conclusions.'
'I can live without money, but I cannot live without love.'
'I more fear what is within me than what comes from without.'
'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 don't think of all the misery but of the beauty that still remains.'
'I'm not funny. What I am is brave.'
'Everywhere I go I find that a poet has been there before me.'
'I am an optimist. It doesn't seem too much use being anything else.'
'I despise a world which does not feel that music is a higher revelation that all wisdom and philosophy.'
'I have gained this from philosophy: that I do without being commanded what others do only from fear of the law.'
'I hope that I may always desire more than I can accomplish.'
'I will not be triumphed over.'
'I'm an idealist without illusions.'
QuoteWho Am I?
'I am not a Marxist.'
'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 believe in being an innovator.'
'I feel that luck is preparation meeting opportunity.'
'I am the greatest, I said that even before I knew I was.'
'I don't know who my grandfather was; I am much more concerned to know what his grandson will be.'
'I attribute my success to this - I never gave or took any excuse.'
'I would like to be known as a person who is concerned about freedom and equality and justice and prosperity for all people.'
'I trust no one, not even myself.'
'I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work.'
'I had rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and dominion.'
'I am beginning to learn that it is the sweet, simple things of life which are the real ones after all.'
'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.'
'I love treason but hate a traitor.'
'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.'
'With me poetry has not been a purpose, but a passion.'
'I am prepared to die, but there is no cause for which I am prepared to kill.'
'I really don't believe in magic.'
'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.'
'If I have done the public any service, it is due to my patient thought.'
'I think, therefore I am.'
'To me a lush carpet of pine needles or spongy grass is more welcome than the most luxurious Persian rug.'
'I do not want people to be agreeable, as it saves me the trouble of liking them.'
'Thank goodness I never went to school; it would have rubbed off some of the originality.'
'I am extraordinarily patient, provided I get my own way in the end.'

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