two wrongs do not make a right
A second misdeed or mistake does not cancel the first, as in Don't take his ball just because he took yours—two wrongs do not make a right. This proverbial adage sounds ancient but was first recorded in 1783, as Three wrongs will not make one right.
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I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it.
Interesting that those who sat in judgment of him found those two sets of beliefs to be incompatible.
If anything the work the two cops and the maintenance guy were doing deserves more respect and probably helped a lot more people.
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Everywhere I go, ‘Hey Cartman, you must like Family Guy, right?’
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And to tell the truth, she couldn't help wishing he could see, so he could make the game livelier.The Tale of Grandfather Mole|Arthur Scott Bailey
Mrs. Wurzel was quite right; they had been supplied, regardless of cost, from Messrs. Rochet and Stole's well-known establishment.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3)|Charles James Wills
The case was an assault and battery that came off between two men named Brown and Henderson.
On the thirteenth of the same month they bound to the stake, in order to burn alive, a man who had two religious in his house.