Posted by Shae on September 24, 2002
In Reply to: Leverage posted by R. Berg on September 24, 2002
: : Anybody know the correct saying and the author?
: Archimedes, c. 235 B.C. What he said was presumably in Greek and is often translated as "Give me a place to stand, and I will move the earth."
Hah!! I'm off to Florida for the next week so I won't have to listen to the rebutals!! He actually said "Give me a fulcrum and I will move the earth!"
Prove me wrong!