The 'Who Am I?' Quiz

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

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