road to hell is paved with good intentions

road to hell is paved with good intentions
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  • road to hell is paved with good intentions — When people say that the road to hell is paved with good intentions, they mean that positive intentions may have negative outcomes …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • the road to hell is paved with good intentions — good intentions achieve nothing without action, actions speak louder...    Convert your charitable feelings into action! The road to hell is paved with good intentions! …   English idioms

  • the road to hell is paved with good intentions — Earlier forms of the proverb omit the first three words. Cf. ST. FRANCIS DE SALES, Letter lxxiv. le proverbe tiré de notre saint Bernard, ‘L’enfer est plein de bonnes volontes ou desirs’, the proverb taken from our St. Bernard, ‘Hell is full of… …   Proverbs new dictionary

  • (the) road to hell is paved with good intentions — the road to hell is paved with good intentions phrase used for saying that people often make a situation much worse when they intended to make it better Thesaurus: to make something worsesynonym Main entry: road * * * the road to ˌhell is paved… …   Useful english dictionary

  • (the) road to hell is paved with good intentions. — something that you say which means people often intend to do good things but much of the time, they do not make the effort to do those things. I kept meaning to visit her but I didn t get round to it. The road to hell is paved with good… …   New idioms dictionary

  • the road to hell is paved with good intentions — ► the road to hell is paved with good intentions proverb promises and plans must be put into action, otherwise they are useless. Main Entry: ↑hell …   English terms dictionary

  • the road to hell is paved with good intentions — good intentions just aren t enough, actions not intentions determine one s fate …   English contemporary dictionary

  • the road to hell is paved with good intentions — Meaning Origin Proverbial late sixteenth century. Often wrongly attributed to Samuel Johnson …   Meaning and origin of phrases

  • the road to hell is paved with good intentions — used for saying that people often make a situation much worse when they intended to make it better …   English dictionary

  • the road to hell is paved with good intentions — proverb promises and plans must be put into action, or else they are useless …   Useful english dictionary

  • road to hell is paved... — See the road to hell is paved    with good intentions) …   English idioms

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