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

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