Pierre de Fermat Quote
Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsPierre de Fermat
Born: August 17, 1601
Died: January 12, 1665 (aged 63)
Bio: Pierre de Fermat was a French lawyer at the Parlement of Toulouse, France, and an amateur mathematician who is given credit for early developments that led to infinitesimal calculus, including his adequality.
Quote of the day
“We sacrifice to dress, till household joys And comforts cease. Dress drains our cellar dry, And keeps our larder clean; puts out our fires, And introduces hunger, frost and woe, Where peace and hospitality might reign. Dress changes the manners.”