The 'Who Am I?' Quiz

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

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