The 'Who Am I?' Quiz

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

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