The 'Who Am I?' Quiz

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

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