Definition of eureka moment
- … he would later tell, over and over, the story of how the idea for the collection came to him—the Eureka moment—improving it with each rendition.
- —Donald Dale Jackson, Smithsonian, October 1988
- Then one day, listening to a Communist fulminator in Pioneer Square, he'd had a eureka moment in which he realized that the way to get ahead in his new country was to exploit some labor himself.
- —Jonathan Franzen, Freedom, 2010