Skip to Content

EnglishClub
Home Learn English Teach English MyEnglishClub

Never do evil that good may come of it

Meaning: Do not do something bad to achieve something good.

Note: evil (noun) = something very bad; sin; extreme wickedness | Conflicting proverb: "The end justifies the means."

Quick Quiz:

If the saying "Never do evil that good may come of it" is right, then
  1. it is sometimes ok to do something good
  2. it is sometimes ok to do something bad
  3. it is never ok to do something bad

This entry is in the following categories:

Terms | Privacy | Contact | Report error

EnglishClub Group EnglishClub EasyEnglish ESLDepot Teflnet

© 1997-2014 EnglishClub