a good deed is never lost(redirected from good deeds are never lost)
a good deed is never lost
proverb An especially good, kind, or generous act is never done in vain. I know you're not crazy about Bill, but try to be nice to him anyway—if nothing else, a good deed is never lost. Who knows, you guys could end up becoming friends!
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