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Never do evil that good may come of it

This page is about the saying "Never do evil that good may come of it"

Possible 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

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
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

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Contributor: Josef Essberger