ARCHIMEDES -"Be silent, unless something you say is more useful than your silence"
THE STORY BEHIND THE SHIRT
"BE SILENT, UNLESS SOMETHING YOU CAN SAY IS MORE USEFUL THAN YOUR SILENCE".
This statement should be the motto of all politicians. If followed, we would hear the sounds of silence. The media would be hard pressed for political news and we would be spared endless lies.
His father was Phidias, an astronomer, and he may have been in the family of a king of Syracuse. Syracuse was a rich Greek city, on the sea shore in Sicily. When Archimedes was about ten years old, he left Syracuse to study in Alexandria, Egypt. He was in the school of Euclid, a famous mathematician. Not much is known about the personal life of Archimedes, for example, whether he was married or if he had children.
When the Romans invaded Syracuse, they captured Archimedes so they could learn all of the things he knew. About two years after he was drawing a mathematical diagram in the sand and enraged a soldier by refusing to go to meet the Roman general until he had finished working on the problem. The Roman killed him. His last words are supposed to have been “Do not disturb my circles!” (WIKIPEDIA)Your typical 100% cotton t-shirt (except for heather colors, which contain 10% polyester). Pre-shrunk to make sure your size is maintained throughout several washes, and a classic fit.
• 100% jersey knit
• Seamless, double-need ⅞” collar
• Taped neck and shoulders
• Classic fit
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