I think Apollonius of Perga deserves more to be on the list than Heron of Alexandria, with Archimedes of Syracuse kicking both they donkeys.
Reductionist and proud of it.
Being ignorant is not so much a shame, as being unwilling to learn. Benjamin Franklin
Chase after the truth like all hell and you'll free yourself, even though you never touch its coat tails. Clarence Darrow
A person who won't read has no advantage over one who can't read. Mark Twain