The 'Who Am I?' Quiz

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

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