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

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