道高一尺,魔高一丈

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Mandarin[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Proverb[edit]

道高一尺,魔高一丈 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin dào gāo yī chǐ, mó gāo yī zhàng)

  1. As virtue rises one foot, vice rises ten; The more illumination, the more temptation; People will always find an end-run around the rules.

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