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«A new maxim is often a brilliant error.»
«To avoid entangling alliances has been a maxim of our policy ever since the days of Washington, and its wisdom no one will attempt to dispute.»
«In the gay (Catholic) community, it would seem, the maxim is: love the sin and love the sinner, but hate anyone who calls it a sin or him a sinner»
«Act as if the maxim of your action were to become through your will a be general natural law.»
«Advocates of capitalism are very apt to appeal to the sacred principles of liberty, which are embodied in one maxim: The fortunate must not be restrained in the exercise of tyranny over the unfortunate»
Author: Bertrand Russell
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«It is an old maxim of mine that when you have excluded the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth.»
«Is there any one maxim which ought to be acted upon throughout one's whole life? Surely the maxim of loving kindness is such: Do not unto others what you would not they should do unto you.»
«In general I esteem it a good maxim, that the best way to preserve the confidence of the people durably is to promote their true interest»
«'Tis an old maxim in the schools, That flattery's the food of fools; Yet now and then your men of wit, Will condescend to take a bit»
«It is a golden maxim to cultivate the garden for the nose, and the eyes will take care of themselves.»