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?
'With me poetry has not been a purpose, but a passion.'
'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 have a higher and grander standard of principle than George Washington. He could not lie; I can, but I won't.'
'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 have gained this from philosophy: that I do without being commanded what others do only from fear of the law.'
'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 despise a world which does not feel that music is a higher revelation that all wisdom and philosophy.'
'I think, therefore I am.'
'I believe in being an innovator.'
'I had rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and dominion.'
'I have offended God and mankind because my work didn't reach the quality it should have.'
'I am prepared to die, but there is no cause for which I am prepared to kill.'
'I never found the companion that was so companionable as solitude.'
'I can live without money, but I cannot live without love.'
'I am extraordinarily patient, provided I get my own way in the end.'
'I have seen all, I have heard all, I have forgotten all.'
'I am turned into a sort of machine for observing facts and grinding out conclusions.'
'To me a lush carpet of pine needles or spongy grass is more welcome than the most luxurious Persian rug.'
'I found Rome a city of bricks and left it a city of marble.'
'As a rule, I am very careful to be shallow and conventional where depth and originality are wasted.'
'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 an idealist without illusions.'
'If I have done the public any service, it is due to my patient thought.'
'I've been accused of every death except the casualty list of the World War.'
'I pay no attention whatever to anybody's praise or blame. I simply follow my own feelings.'
QuoteWho Am I?
'I feel that luck is preparation meeting opportunity.'
'I am among those who think that science has great beauty.'
'I am the state.'
'I am the greatest, I said that even before I knew I was.'
'Let me tell you the secret that has led me to my goal. My strength lies solely in my tenacity.'
'I'm not funny. What I am is brave.'
'I hope that I may always desire more than I can accomplish.'
'I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells.'
'Everywhere I go I find that a poet has been there before me.'
'I am not a saint, unless you think of a sinner as a saint who keeps on trying.'
'I am an optimist. It doesn't seem too much use being anything else.'
'I really don't believe in magic.'
'Do not worry about your difficulties in mathematics. I can assure you mine are still greater.'
'I am not a Marxist.'
'You can't get a cup of tea big enough or a book long enough to suit me.'
'I don't know who my grandfather was; I am much more concerned to know what his grandson will be.'
'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 want to change the pop world one sequin at a time.'
'I attribute my success to this - I never gave or took any excuse.'
'I don't think of all the misery but of the beauty that still remains.'
'I consider nature a vast chemical laboratory in which all kinds of composition and decompositions are formed.'
'I trust no one, not even myself.'
'I will not be triumphed over.'
'I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work.'
'I love treason but hate a traitor.'
'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.'

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