― Archimedes of Syracuse or simply known as Archimedes in modern times, was a Greek mathematician, physicist, engineer, inventor, and astronomer. Archimedes is regarded as greates scientist and mathematician of antiquity and being credited as the foundation of hydrostatics. statics and other scientific areas. Here I have compiled down some of popular Archimedes quotes, hope you like the compilation. ∙ Archimedes Quotes ∙ Give me a lever long enough and a fulcrum on which to place it, [...].