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

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