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

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