He should have stuck to his own maxim: march separately and fight together.
I am no homme sérieux when it comes to financial policy, but I know the maxim that “bad cases make bad law.”
She was a ballet dancer, modeled for maxim, and was an actress who took acting classes at the University of Hartford.
"precept, principle," early 15c., from Middle French maxime, from Late Latin maxima, shortened from phrases such as maxima propositio, maxima sententarium "axiom," literally "greatest premise, greatest among propositions" (one which is general and absolute), from fem. of maximus "greatest" (see maximum).
single-barreled water-cooled machine gun, 1885, named for inventor, U.S.-born British engineer Sir Hiram S. Maxim (1840-1916).