The 'Who Am I?' Quiz

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

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