The correct answer is general truth based on experience.
C. general truth based on experience
The correct answer is (C) A general truth based on experience; a succinct general truth or principle drawn from science or experience; a principle or rule of conduct; a moral reflection.
Maxim comes from French maxime, Latin maxima (greatest)
Examples of use:
- He would recite maxims from his earlier days to all who would listen.
- "A man's house is his castle" is an example of a well-known maxim.