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Τὸ νικᾶν αὐτὸν αὑτὸν πασῶν νικῶν πρώτη τε καὶ ἀρίστη. Τὸ δὲ ἡττᾶσθαι αὐτὸν ὑφ' ἑαυτοῦ πάντων αἴσχιστόν τε ἅμα καὶ κάκιστον. → Τo conquer yourself is the first and best victory of all, while to be conquered by yourself is of all the most shameful as well as evil
Plato, Laws, 626e

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P. and V. δύσμαχος, ἀνίκητος (Plat.), Ar. and P. ἄμαχος (Plat.), P. δυσπολέμητος, V. δυσπάλαιστος, ἀπρόσμαχος, ἀδήριτος. Impossible to deal with: P. and V. ἄπορος, ἀμήχανος (rare P.). Obstinate: see obstinate.