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

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