Maxim Quotes

When in reading we meet with any maxim that may be of use, we should take it for our own, and make an immediate application of it, as we would of the advice of a friend whom we have purposely consulted.

Charles Caleb Colton

In the maxim of the past you cannot go anywhere.

Maxim Gorky

Symbologists often remarked that France-a country renowned for machismo, womanizing, and diminutive insecure leaders like Napoleon and Pepin the Short-could not have chosen a more apt national emblem than a thousand-foot phallus.

Dan Brown

It is unbecoming for young men to utter maxims.


It is more trouble to make a maxim than it is to do right

Mark Twain

Nip the shoots of arbitrary power in the bud, is the only maxim which can ever preserve the liberties of any people.

John Quincy Adams

Nothing is so useless as a general maxim.

Thomas B. Macaulay

We have a maxim in the House of Commons, and written on the walls of our houses, that old ways are the safest and surest ways.

Edward Coke

Remember my unalterable maxim, "When we love, we always have something to say.

Mary Worley Montagu

A new maxim is often a brilliant error.

Chretien-Guillaume de Lamoignon de Malesherbes

Whatever happens, we have got The Maxim gun, and they have not.

Joseph Hilaire Pierre Ren Belloc

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Updated On : February 20, 2013
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