The 'Who Am I?' Quiz

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

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