And so, rather than walking away from his fans, Costello should take heed of the dictum: “Where words fail, music speaks.”
Somehow I haven't been able to locate that dictum in the Quran, ahadith or sunan, but it must be there somewhere.
Because Sanford is not the only politician to disprove Scott Fitzgerald's dictum.
In politics, the dictum ‘follow the money’ usually leads to uncomfortable truths.
Spinoza's dictum applies to what William James called the "psychologist's fallacy."
There was a finality about the dictum that reassured his allies.
These at length joined in accepting the dictum de Kenilworth, which they had seen scrupulously fulfilled in the case of others.
If you are in a mixed company, cultivate the dictum of "give and take."
And listening, I seem to hear his dictum “Vanity”; for below is the market of fashion.
Every one conceded that Smith's dictum would decide the contest.
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.