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  • ''Give me where to stand, and I will move the earth.''
    Archimedes (c. 287-203 B.C.), Greek scientist, mathematician. Quoted in Mathematical Collection, book VIII, proposition 10, section 11, Pappus of Alexandria (date unknown); translated into Latin (1588). On the theoretically limitless mechanical advantage of the simple lever.
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