## A Random Mathematical Quotation

**de Fermat, Pierre (1601?-1665)**

[In the margin of his copy of Diophantus' *Arithmetica*, Fermat wrote]

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.

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