Aut inveniam viam aut faciam

‘I shall either find a way or make one’

Attributed to the Carthaginian general, Hannibal, when he was told by one of his military commanders, that it was impossible to cross the Alps by elephant. Hannibal, his soldiers, and 37 African battle elephants, crossed the Alps from France in 218 BC to surprise the Roman Empire Army located in northern Italy.

The bronze Boxer at Rest is a haunting portrayal of a man unafraid to step into the ring to fight and bleed. Fighting isn’t what he does it’s who is he – a fighter. It is a Hellenistic Greek sculpture that was created within the period of about 330 to 50 BC. The statue was uncovered during an excavation in Rome, Italy in 1885.

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