Never do evil that good may come of it

Possible interpretation: 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

a. it is sometimes ok to do something good

b. it is sometimes ok to do something bad

c. it is never ok to do something bad

Saying of the Day

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Contributor: Josef Essberger