„I am Lord Nelson. See, here's my fin.“

Indicating his stub of his missing arm during the battle of Copenhagen, as quoted in Nelson and the Hamiltons (1969) by Jack Russell, p. 238
1800s

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officier britannique 1758 - 1805

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„My lord, I am on the side of the angels.“

—  Benjamin Disraeli British Conservative politician, writer, aristocrat and Prime Minister 1804 - 1881

1860s
Variante: The question is this— Is man an ape or an angel? My Lord, I am on the side of the angels. I repudiate with indignation and abhorrence these new fanged theories.
Variant: Is man an ape or an angel? Now, I am on the side of the angels!
Speech at Oxford Diocesan Conference (25 November 1864), quoted in William Flavelle Monypenny and George Earle Buckle, The Life of Benjamin Disraeli, Earl of Beaconsfield. Volume II. 1860–1881 (London: John Murray, 1929), p. 108.
Contexte: What is the question now placed before society with the glib assurance the most astounding? That question is this— Is man an ape or an angel? My lord, I am on the side of the angels.

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„I am glad to see one real American here.“

—  Robert E. Lee Confederate general in the Civil War 1807 - 1870

To Ely S. Parker at Appomattox Court House (9 April 1865), as quoted in The Life of General Ely S. Parker: Last Grand Sachem of the Iroquois and General Grant's Military Secretary Buffalo, by Arthur C. Parker, New York: Buffalo Historical Society, 1919, p. 133
1860s

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„Here in the hospital, I say,
that is not my body, not my body.
I am not here for the doctors
to read like a recipe.“

—  Anne Sexton poet from the United States 1928 - 1974

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„I do not fear men-at-arms; my way has been made plain before me. If there be men-at-arms my Lord God will make a way for me to go to my Lord Dauphin. For that am I come.“

—  Joan of Arc French folk heroine and Roman Catholic saint 1412 - 1431

Often misquoted as I am not afraid; I was born to do this.
As given in The Life of Joan of Arc (1909) by Anatole France, tr. Winifred Stevens, vol. i, p. 97, referencing Trials, vol. i, p. 449.

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Citát „I am not her to vent my feelings. I am here to achieve my goals.“
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„I am Luis Pie and I am here to make my own path. To fight in my own way.“

—  Luisito Pié Dominican taekwondo athlete 1994

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„I am monarch of all I survey,
My right there is none to dispute;
From the center all round to the sea
I am lord of the fowl and the brute.“

—  William Cowper (1731–1800) English poet and hymnodist 1731 - 1800

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„God is sitting here, looking into my very soul to see if I think right thoughts. Yet I am not afraid, for I try to be right and good; and He knows every one of my struggles.“

—  Emily Dickinson American poet 1830 - 1886

Letter http://books.google.com/books?id=EsovAQAAMAAJ&q=%22God+is+sitting+here+looking+into+my+very+soul+to+see+if+I+think+right+thoughts+Yet+I+am+not+afraid+for+I+try+to+be+right+and%22&pg=PA39#v=onepage to Abiah Root http://www.emilydickinsonmuseum.org/abiah_root (29 January 1850)

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„I see God in every human being. When I wash the leper's wounds, I feel I am nursing the Lord himself. Is it not a beautiful experience?“

—  Matka Tereza Roman Catholic saint of Albanian origin 1910 - 1997

Statement of 1977, as quoted in Concise Oxford Dictionary of Quotations (2011) by Susan Ratcliffe, p. 373
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„Lord Fancourt: Look here, am I any relation to him?
Jack: No; you're Charley's Aunt, from Brazil.
Lord Fancourt: Brazil! Where's that?
Jack: You know–er–where the nuts come from.“

—  Brandon Thomas

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