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Μὴ φῦναι τὸν ἅπαντα νικᾷ λόγον -> Not to be born is, past all prizing, best.
Sophocles, Oedipus Coloneus l. 1225

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Authority: P. and V. δύναμις, ἡ. Power of affecting anything: P. and V. ῥοπή, ἡ. Leading on: P. ἀγωγή, ἡ (Plat., Rep. 604B). Have influence with, v.: P. δύνασθαι παρά (dat.), ἰσχύειν παρά (dat.). Having complete influence over: P. and V. κύριος (gen.). Without influence over: P. ἄκυρος (gen.). Men of influence, subs.: P. and V. οἱ δυνάμενοι. v. trans. Persuade: P. and V. ἐπάγειν, πείθειν; see persuade. Affect: P. and V. ἅπτεσθαι (gen.); see affect. Influence events: P. and V. ῥοπὴν ἔχειν (gen.). Dispose: P. διατιθέναι. Change: P. and V. μεταβάλλειν; see change.