Aesop's fables illustrate moral maxims.
James Madison, known as the father of the Constitution, stated, It is an established maxim that birth is a criterion of allegiance.
Are investors terrified enough to invoke that maxim?
"It is a similar maxim that inspired our party: 'From each according to their means, to each according to their needs.'"
Unreasonable reliance on free markets It has long been a maxim in American life that the government that governs best governs least.