Archimedes of Syracuse was a Greek mathematician, physicist, engineer, inventor, and astronomer. Although few details of his life are known, he is regarded as one of the leading scientists in classical antiquity. source
Eureka! - I have found it!
The shortest distance between two points is a straight line.
Give me a lever long enough and a fulcrum on which to place it, and I shall...
I was famous overnight. I went from nowhere to being really big.