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- From this view of things, then, comes the
__axiom__that if you visit to discover the author of any bad action, seek first to discover the person to whom the perpetration of that bad action could be in any way advantageous. - It is an algebraic
__axiom__, which makes us proceed from a known to an unknown quantity, and not from an unknown to a known; but sit down, sir, I beg of you. - I have been nearly mad; and you know the
__axiom__,—non bis in idem. - It is an
__axiom__of criminal law, and, consequently, you understand its full application. - But the latter went on without pity:— " ’Seek whom the crime will profit,’ says an
__axiom__of jurisprudence." - …was the received thing in the world, where the weighty and multifarious occupations of the magistrate were accepted as an excuse for what was really only calculated pride, a manifestation of professed superiority—in fact, the application of the
__axiom__, "Pretend to think well of yourself, and the world will think well of you," an axiom a hundred times more useful in society nowadays than that of the Greeks, "Know thyself," a knowledge for which, in our days, we have substituted the less… - …multifarious occupations of the magistrate were accepted as an excuse for what was really only calculated pride, a manifestation of professed superiority—in fact, the application of the
__axiom__, "Pretend to think well of yourself, and the world will think well of you," an axiom a hundred times more useful in society nowadays than that of the Greeks, "Know thyself," a knowledge for which, in our days, we have substituted the less difficult and more advantageous science of knowing others. - In short, doctor although I know you to be the most conscientious man in the world, and although I place the utmost reliance in you, I want, notwithstanding my conviction, to believe this
__axiom__, errare humanum est." "Is there one of my brethren in whom you have equal confidence with myself?" - We prove with
__axioms__. We do not prove axioms, so we have to agree on a place to start. - It is an
__axiom__of governance that power, once acquired, is seldom freely relinquished.
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