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.

— Scribbled note in the margins of his copy of

We are less than a decade away from the medical lab the size of a sugar **cube**.

— Founding speech for Fullpower, 2003, focusing in particular on the power of MEMS and Nanotechnology and its applications to life sciences.

Vacuum stands and remains a mathematical space. A **cube** placed in a vacuum would not displace anything, as it would displace air or water in a space already containing those fluids.

— Roger Bacon,

CIMOSA provides a Reference Architecture (known as the CIMOSA **cube**) from which particular enterprise architectures can be derived. This Reference Architecture and the associated enterprise modelling framework are based on a set of modelling constructs, or generic building blocks, which altogether form the CIMOSA modelling languages.

— Peter Bernus, Kai Mertins, Günter Schmidt (1998)

A **cube** of cheese no larger than a die May bait the trap to catch a nibbling mie.

— Ambrose Bierce,

Architecture is an art which is basically geometrical. The **cube** is the basis
of architecture because the right angle is necessarythe
steps of a staircase consist of vertical and horizontal planes
and the corners of rooms are nearly always right
angles.We need right angles. 542

— 1924 'Architecture and Geometry', in Bulletin de la Vie Moderne, Paris.