Perhaps, then, you would bestow it as a reward on that person who wrote the ablest defence of your favourite maxim, that no one can ever be in love more than once in their life—your opinion on that point is unchanged, I presume?
She was born to discover the falsehood of her own opinions, and to counteract, by her conduct, her most favourite maxims.
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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.