Pierre de Fermat Quote
“I have discovered a truly remarkable proof of this theorem which this margin is too small to contain.”
―Pierre de Fermat
Cuius rei demonstrationem mirabilem sane detexi hanc marginis exiguitas non caperet.
“Capitalism is the astounding belief that the most wickedest of men will do the most wickedest of things for the greatest good of everyone.”
―John Maynard Keynes
As quoted in: "Christianity and human relations in industry" (1951) by Sir George Schuster, p. 109
“Each pursues his own theory, little solicitous to correct or improve it by an attention to what is advanced by his opponents.”
An Essay on The Principle of Population (1798), Chapter I
Discourses, Book I, ch. 24
Pierre 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.