The 'Who Am I?' Quiz

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

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