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Τὸ νικᾶν αὐτὸν αὑτὸν πασῶν νικῶν πρώτη τε καὶ ἀρίστη. Τὸ δὲ ἡττᾶσθαι αὐτὸν ὑφ' ἑαυτοῦ πάντων αἴσχιστόν τε ἅμα καὶ κάκιστον. → Τo conquer yourself is the first and best victory of all, while to be conquered by yourself is of all the most shameful as well as evil
Plato, Laws, 626e

Greek Monolingual

η, Ν
1. η οδήγηση και ο έλεγχος της κίνησης αλόγου με χαλινάρι
2. μτφ. συγκράτηση, αναχαίτιση, ανακοπήχαλιναγώγηση τών παθών»).
[ΕΤΥΜΟΛ. < χαλιναγωγώ. Η λ., στον λόγιο τ. χαλιναγώγησις, μαρτυρείται από το 1889 στην εφημερίδα Εφημερίς].