Pierre de Fermat quotes

To divide a cube into two other cubes, a fourth power, or in general any power whatever into two powers of the same denomination above the second is impossible, and I have assuredly found an admirable proof of this, but the margin is too narrow to contain it.
 Pierre de Fermat 
I am more exempt and more distant than any man in the world
 Pierre de Fermat 
It is impossible for any number which is a power greater than the second to be written as a sum of two like powers. I have a truly marvelous demonstration of this proposition which this margin is too narrow to contain.
 Pierre de Fermat 
I have discovered a truly marvelous proof of this, which however the margin is not large enough to contain.
 Pierre de Fermat 

And perhaps, posterity will thank me for having shown that the ancients did not know everything.
 Pierre de Fermat 
I have found a very great number of exceedingly beautiful theorems.
 Pierre de Fermat

Excessive fear is always powerless.

Whoever is new to power is always harsh.

Christianity takes for granted the absence of any selfhelp and offers a power which is nothing less than the power of God.

What is a firm hand to me, of what use to me is this astonishing power if I cannot change the order of things, if I cannot make the sun set in the east, that suffering diminish and that beings no longer die?

There are contingency plans in the NATO doctrine to fire a nuclear weapon for demonstrative purposes, to demonstrate to the other side that they are exceeding the limits of toleration in the conventional area.

IndoEuropean peoples and Semitic peoples are today still completely different... Jews almost everywhere form a special society... Muslims (the Semitic spirit is today represented mainly by Islam) and the Europeans stand face to face like two beings of different species, having nothing common in the way of thinking and feeling...

In the middle of nowhere, along a quiet stretch of road, the diner dreamt of the hungry dead. And of two men.

There are two types of people in the world, and I'm one of them.

My cofounder Dylan Smith and I left our junior year of college to move to the Bay Area. To the horror of our friends' parents, we actually had two other friends drop out of college to work on the product. The four of us were just working nonstop growing Box.

Buttercup, miserable even with Primâ€™s constant attention, huddles in the cube and exhales cat breath in my face.
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