As some say, Solon was the author of the apophthegm, "Nothing in excess."
This apophthegm is one of the landmarks of religious history.
He has inspired me with an apophthegm, however—let us give Bonvoisin his due!
Madame de Staël repeats this apophthegm in her work on Germany.
He re-read the apophthegm with a slower and more solemn utterance.
He delivered this apophthegm ...