The 'Who Am I?' Quiz

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Can you name the famous people from their quotes about themselves?

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

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