[I] do not like poems that resemble hay compressed into a geometrically perfect cube. I like it when the hay, unkempt, uncombed, with dry berries mixed in it, thrown together gaily and freely, bounces along atop some truck—and more, if there are some lovely and healthy lasses atop the hay—and better yet if the branches catch at the hay, and some of it tumbles to the road.
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
We are less than a decade away from the medical lab the size of a sugar cube.philippe kahn
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.
A cube of cheese no larger than a die May bait the trap to catch a nibbling mie.ambrose bierce
When they [students] know how to construct a square whose area is double the area of a given square, tell them about the duplication of the cube -- how the wrath of Apollo could be appeased only by the construction of a cubical altar double the given altar, and how mathematicians long wrestled with this problem.
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