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Τὸ νικᾶν αὐτὸν αὑτὸν πασῶν νικῶν πρώτη τε καὶ ἀρίστη -> The first and best victory is to conquer self.
Plato, Laws 626e

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v. intrans.

Be destroyed: διαφθείρεσθαι, φθείρεσθαι, ἀπόλλυσθαι, ἐξόλλυσθαι, διόλλυσθαι, φθίνειν (Plat.), οἴχεσθαι (rare P.), ἀναλίσκεσθαι, ἐξαναλίσκεσθαι, V. ἀποφθίνειν, καταφθίνειν. Die: Ar. and P. ἀποθνήσκειν, P. and V. τελευτᾶν, ἀπαλλάσσεσθαι (with or without βίου), ἐκλείπειν βίον (βίον sometimes omitted in P.), V. θνήσκειν (rarely Ar.), κατθανεῖν (2nd aor. καταθνήσκειν) (rarely Ar.); see die. Fade away, met.: P. and V. ἀπορρεῖν, διαρρεῖν.