Although such concerns only appear as dicta in Baby Girl, there is no question that they are present.
From here on, he was a philosopher, a sage, and his interviews were stuffed full of dicta, parables and eternal paradoxes.
How different that sounds from the dicta of the medicine of a past generation!
These dicta are all tried and true, but they have the failings common to platitudes.
Popular medicine is always ridiculous, though its dicta are often accepted by supposedly educated people.
Laurie then was not in the most favorable of moods to receive the dicta of the Vicar.
One of these was an exaggerated fastidiousness about clothes, and the other an undue deference to the dicta of the Press.
Some of the dicta of these sectarians have a decidedly Bolshevist flavor.
His dicta are landmarks, almost laws—if the term 'law' may be applied to a science where at present all is rather nebulous.
In most ways the old scout's wide experience gave his dicta value.
1660s, from Latin dictum "thing said (a saying, bon-mot, prophecy, etc.), an order, command," neuter of dictus, past participle of dicere "say" (see diction). In legal use, a judge's expression of opinion which is not the formal resolution of a case.