The best Quotations


Eureka! i've got it.
- Archimedes

Give me a lever long enough and a fulcrum on which to place it, and i shall move the world.
- Archimedes

Give me a lever long enough, and a prop strong enough, i can single-handed move the world.
- Archimedes

Give me a lever long enough, and i shall move the world.
- Archimedes

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


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Quotation A hundredth of a second here, a hundredth of a second there - even if you put them end to end, they still only add up to one, two, perhaps three seconds, snatched from eternity. - writer
Quotation Where there is no vision, there is no hope. - writer
Quotation He who is obsessed by death is made guilty by it. - writer
Quotation We have been God-like in our planned breeding of our domesticated plants and animals, but we have been rabbit-like in our unplanned breeding of ourselves. - writer
Quotation Punishment is the last and the least effective instrument in the hands of the legislator for the prevention of crime. - writer
Quotation The satirist is prevented by repulsion from gaining a better knowledge of the world he is attracted to, yet he is forced by attraction to concern himself with the world that repels him. - writer