I speak the tongue of a race the acme of whose mentality is the maxim: time is money.
But if Master Tommy was headstrong Master Jacky was selfwilled too and, true to the maxim that every little Irishman’s house is his castle, he fell upon his hated rival and to such purpose that the wouldbe assailant came to grief and (alas to relate!
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The advisor often quotes the maxim that all politics is local.
Her actions conflict with the maxim that we don’t negotiate with terrorists.