the end justifies the means

Aphorism #754.
“the end justifies the means”

See Also:
the early bird catches the worm

As always, please comment if you have any further analysis of this particular aphorism (or if you disagree with my analysis) – or if you have a good story!

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1 comment to the end justifies the means

  • scott

    I don’t particularly like this one. Not sure why?

    To me, it seems to say that your questionable actions/tactics may be excused if you achieve your desired result – exactly the message you try to avoid sending as a parent…

    It’s concise, oft-repeated and catchy.

    Underlying message not exactly great.

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