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“She was so quiet,” Mrs. Casnoff said, and for a second,
I was confused. Then she said, “When we were little. Father was afraid she might never speak,” and then I realized she meant Lara. “But I knew. Her mind was always working. Working, working, working. She was more like our father than I was.
“‘The ends justify the means’—he said that all the time,” she whispered. “The ends justify the means.”
The ends justify the means ??
(Answers.com)This refers to the idea that if you need a specific outcome, it doesn't matter how it is achieved as long as you get the desired result. For instance, if you need to pass a test in order to graduate (the end) you can justify cheating in order to pass the test (the means).
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