The 'Who Am I?' Quiz

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

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