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maxim

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

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subs.

P. and V. παροιμία, ἡ, λόγος, ὁ, V. αἶνος, ὁ; see aphorism. Maxims: P. and V. γνῶμαι, αἱ; see saying. Invent maxims, v.: Ar. γνωμοτυπεῖν. Inventing maxims, adj.: Ar. γνωποτύπος.