The simplest school boy is now familiar with truths for which Archimedes would have sacrificed his life.
— Ernest Renan

The good opinion of mankind, like the lever of archimedes, with the given fulcrum, moves the world.
Thomas Jefferson archimedes quote

Who would not rather have the fame of Archimedes than that of his conqueror Marcellus?
— William Rowan Hamilton

The simplest schoolboy is now familiar with truths for which Archimedes would have sacrificed his life.
— Ernest Renan

He was thinking alone, and seriously racking his brain to find a direction for this single force four times multiplied, with which he did not doubt, as with the lever for which Archimedes sought, they should succeed in moving the world, when some one tapped gently at his door.
— archimedes quotation by Alexandre Dumas