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"To avoid entangling alliances has been a maxim of our policy ever since the days of Washington, and its wisdom no one will attempt to dispute." James Buchanan
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Alexander Hamilton

"The voice of the people has been said to be the voice of God; and, however generally this maxim has been quoted and believed, it is not true to fact. The people are turbulent and changing, they seldom judge or determine right." Alexander Hamilton
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Winston Churchill

"The maxim "Nothing but perfection" may be spelled "Paralysis" Winston Churchill
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Maxim Gorky

"In the maxim of the past you cannot go anywhere." Maxim Gorky
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"It is a very big surprise, but like Maxim says it is just the compulsory dance. We will have to wait until the end of the competition." Albena Denkova
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Robert Louis Balfour Stevenson

"It is a golden maxim to cultivate the garden for the nose, and the eyes will take care of themselves." Robert Louis Balfour Stevenson
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"Let me remind you of the old maxim: people under suspicion are better moving than at rest, since at rest they may be sitting in the balance without knowing it, being weighed together with their sins." Franz Kafka
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"Nothing so comforts the military mind as the maxim of a great but dead general." Barbara Tuchman
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"Most maxim-mongers have preferred the prettiness to the justness of a thought, and the turn to the truth; but I have refused myself to everything that my own experience did not justify and confirm." Lord Chesterfield
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Jean-Jacques Rousseau

"Free people, remember this maxim: We may acquire liberty, but it is never recovered if it is once lost." Jean-Jacques Rousseau
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"I am just a hard-working 23-year-old. When Maxim asked me to be on their cover, I was quite surprised. Of course, I was happy about it." Priyanka Chopra
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"Maxim is honored to be associated with the Kevin Gobrecht Rookie of the Year award. The sponsors, owners, drivers and crew members that make up the teams competing for this title represent the future of sprint car racing. By awarding a complete race car to the winner, Maxim is able to assist in their preparation for a sophomore season." Mike Long
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"It is an old maxim of mine that when you have excluded the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth." Arthur Conan
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Charles De Montesquieu

"I have ever held it as a maxim never to do that through another which it was impossible for me to execute myself" Charles De Montesquieu
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"We seldom repent of speaking little, very often of speaking too much: a vulgar and trite maxim, which all the world knows and, but which all the world does not practice" Jean Bruyere
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Jonathan Swift

"It is a maxim among these lawyers, that whatever hath been done before, may legally be done again: and therefore they take special care to record all the decisions formerly made against common justice and the general reason of mankind." Jonathan Swift
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"All maxims have their antagonist maxims; proverbs should be sold in pairs, a single one being but a half truth." William Mathews
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"But 'twas a maxim he had often tried, / That right was right, and there he would abide." George Crabbe
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