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«He was thinking alone, and seriously racking his brain to find a direction for this single force four times multiplied, with which he did not doubt, as with the lever for which Archimedes sought, they should succeed in moving the world, when some one tapped gently at his door.»
«Give me a lever long enough and a fulcrum on which to place it, and I shall move the world.»
«Give me a lever long enough, and a prop strong enough, I can single-handed move the world.»
«Mind is the great lever of all things; human thought is the process by which human ends are ultimately answered»
«Coincidence is the word we use when we can't see the levers and pulleys.»
«Men are Moved by two levers only: fear and self interest»
«Don't make friends who are comfortable to be with. Make friends who will force you to lever yourself up.»
«An inventor is a person who makes an ingenious arrangement of wheels, levers and springs, and believes it civilization.»
«Don't talk to me of your Archimedes' lever. He was an absentminded person with a mathematical imagination. Mathematics commands all my respect, but I have no use for engines. Give me the right word and the right accent and I will move the world.»
«I shan't be pulling the levers there but I shall be a very good back-seat driver.»