Usage examples for axiom

  1. I may lay it down as an axiom that any man who can row well in a coxswainless Four will row equally well in an eight- oared crew. – Rowing by Rudolf Chambers Lehmann
  2. This axiom is written in the heart of hearts of every woman. – The Petty Troubles of Married Life, Complete by Honore de Balzac
  3. It may be safely assumed as an axiom in the government of states that the greatest wrongs inflicted upon a people are caused by unjust and arbitrary legislation, or by the unrelenting decrees of despotic rulers, and that the timely revocation of injurious and oppressive measures is the greatest good that can be conferred upon a nation. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various