Saturday, August 31, 2019

father of engineering

“Give me but a firm spot on which to stand, and I shall move the earth.” 
- Archimedes [c. 287 – c. 212 BCE]

Friday, August 30, 2019

father of Athens

"Fishes live in the sea, as men do on land: the great ones eat up the little ones."
- Pericles [c. 495 – 429 BCE]

so gay

"You know what happened to the Greeks? Homosexuality destroyed them. Sure, Aristotle was a homo. We all know that. So was Socrates."
- President Richard M. Nixon

father of philosophy

"When the debate is over, slander becomes the tool of the loser."
- Socrates [c. 470 – 399 BCE]

father of medicine

"A wise man should consider that health is the greatest of human blessings, and learn how by his own thought to derive benefit from his illnesses."
- Hippocrates [c. 460 – c. 370 BCE]

the first celebrity

"For truth is always strange; stranger than fiction."
Lord Byron [1788-1824]

Thursday, August 29, 2019

father of history

"If a man insisted always on being serious, and never allowed himself a bit of fun and relaxation, he would go mad or become unstable without knowing it."
- Herodotus [c. 484 – c. 425 BCE]

Wednesday, August 28, 2019

father of comedy

"Quickly, bring me a beaker of wine, so that I may wet my mind and say something clever."
- Aristophanes [c. 460 - c. 380 BCE]

Sunday, August 18, 2019

father of sculpture

- Polykleitos [5th century BCE]


"Everyone has a plan until they get punched in the face."
- Mike Tyson

Thursday, August 15, 2019

theoretical physics

“Try not to become a man of success, but rather try to become a man of value.”
– Albert Einstein

Wednesday, August 14, 2019

theoretical physics

“A new scientific truth does not triumph by convincing its opponents and making them see the light, but rather because its opponents eventually die, and a new generation grows up that is familiar with it.”
Max Planck

Saturday, August 10, 2019

woeful unawareness

“I want to be a guileless rook to discolor the blackness of all crafty human hearts”
Munia Khan