This mechanical **axiom** of the normality of fluid pressure is the foundation of the mathematical theory of hydrostatics.

But in his successors, from Fichte to Hegel, this **axiom** of the plain man is set aside as antiquated.

From the great principle of service as the equivalent of service is derived his **axiom** that property is the right of aubaine.

You cannot keep using that unproven **axiom** as the basis for your paper.

To this fundamental **axiom** of his policy he remained faithful throughout all vicissitudes.

They tell us that Yahweh will call His people and that they will answer; but this is only putting in another form the **axiom** that the gifts and calling of God are without repentance.

An **axiom** based upon this view has been formulated, and although paradoxical it may well be quoted here.

It is an **axiom** in prison science that enforced labour cannot easily be made productive.

Thus the intuition of the casual **axiom** is used to prove the existence of that which alone gives validity to intuitions.

It may be taken as an **axiom** that the variation of minimum discharges from their mean values increases as the separate areas diminish.

For the one adequate explanation is found in the logical **axiom** of analytical thinking; for the other no such explanation is to be had.

Many people believe the **axiom** that "people cannot change", and thus have little faith in humanity.

It became an **axiom** that the law of the king's court stood above all other law and was the same for all.

It had been, however, an **axiom** with botanists that the green plants were unable to use the nitrogen of the air.

Those who deny the possibility of all non-empirical knowledge naturally hold that every **axiom** is ultimately based on observation.

The moral of his teaching – that all living art requires truth, nature, purity, earnestness – has now become the **axiom** of all aesthetic work or judgment.