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Ἦθος ἀνθρώπῳ δαίμων -> A man's character is his fate
Heraclitus, fr. B 119 Diels

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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.