勿以惡小而為之

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Mandarin[edit]

do not
 
to use; according to; so as to; in order to; by; with; because; Israel (abbrev.)
 
evil; to hate; to loathe; nauseated
 
small; tiny; few; young
 
and; as well as; but (not); yet (not); (shows causal relation); (shows change of state); (shows contrast)
 
because of; for; to; act as; take...to be; to be; to do; to serve as; to become
 
(literary equivalent of 的); (subor. part.); him; her; it
trad. (勿以惡小而為之)
simp. (勿以恶小而为之)

Etymology[edit]

a quote from the Romance of the Three Kingdoms

Phrase[edit]

勿以惡小而為之 (traditional, Pinyin wù yǐ è xiǎo ér wéi zhī, simplified 勿以恶小而为之)

  1. Do not commit an evil act just because it is small in scale.

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