Astronomer and astrometry expert Observatory 610 - Pianoro - Italy
I will be sufficiently rewarded if when telling it to others you will not
claim the discovery as your own, but will say it was mine.
(Avrò una ricompensa sufficiente se quando lo dirai agli altri non
rivendicherai la scoperta come tua, ma dirai che è mia.)
Thales of Miletus, quoted by Howard W. Eves, In Mathematical Circles, Boston 1969