Archimedes, a Greek mathematician, physicist, engineer, astronomer, and inventor, was born in Syracuse.

Despite the fact that nothing is known about his life, he is considered as one of classical antiquity’s foremost scientists.

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He is famous for coming up with a lot of important ideas, and for being very good at math.

We have made a list of some of the best quotes from Archimedes.


Best Archimedes Quotes

1. “Give me a place to stand, and a lever long enough, and I will move the world.” ~ (Archimedes).

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2. “Rise above oneself and grasp the world.” ~ (Archimedes).

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3. “Mathematics reveals its secrets only to those who approach it with pure love, for its own beauty.” ~ (Archimedes).

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4. “Give me but a firm spot on which to stand, and I shall move the earth.” ~ (Archimedes).

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5. “Man has always learned from the past. After all, you can’t learn history in reverse!” ~ (Archimedes).

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8. “The center of gravity of any cylinder is the point of bisection of the axis.” ~ (Archimedes).

6. “The centre of gravity of any parallelogram lies on the straight line joining the middle points of opposite sides.” ~ (Archimedes).

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7. “There are things which seem incredible to most men who have not studied Mathematics.” ~ (Archimedes).

9. “Equal weights at equal distances are in equilibrium and equal weights at unequal distances are not in equilibrium but incline towards the weight which is at the greater distance.” ~ (Archimedes).

10. “Having been the discoverer of many splendid things, he is said to have asked his friends and relations that, after his death, they should place on his tomb a cylinder enclosing a sphere, writing on it the proportion of the containing solid to that which is contained.” ~ (Archimedes).

11. “The diameter of the earth is greater than the diameter of the moon and the diameter of the sun is greater than the diameter of the earth.” ~ (Archimedes).

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12. “Give me a place to stand, and I will move the Earth.” ~ (Archimedes).

13. “Two magnitudes whether commensurable or incommensurable, balance at distances reciprocally proportional to the magnitudes.” ~ (Archimedes).

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14. “The perimeter of the earth is about 3,000,000 stadia and not greater.” ~ (Archimedes).

15. “How many theorems in geometry which have seemed at first impracticable are in time successfully worked out!” ~ (Archimedes).

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Archimedes was a scientist who lived a long time ago. He was really good at math and physics. People think he came up with a lot of the ideas that we still use today. For example, he figured out how to measure the volume of an object. That's really useful for things like measuring how much water is in a container.

16. “Those who claim to discover everything but produce no proofs of the same may be confuted as having actually pretended to discover the impossible.” ~ (Archimedes).

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17. “Give me a lever long enough and a fulcrum on which to place it, and I shall move the world.” ~ (Archimedes).

18. “Give me a place to stand, a lever long enough and a fulcrum. and I can move the Earth.” ~ (Archimedes).

19. “Give me a place outside the earth on which to rest my lever, and I will move the world. By Archimedes.” ~ (Archimedes).

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20. “Fellow, stand away from my diagram.” ~ (Archimedes).

21. “Eureka! (I have found it!)” ~ Archimedes.

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22. “He who knows how to speak, knows also when.” ~ Archimedes.

23. “The shortest distance between two points is a straight line.” ~ Archimedes.


So these were the 23 quotes by Archimedes.

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