cleanliness is next to godliness

idiom

used to say that it is almost as important to be clean as it is to be good

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cleanliness is next to godliness

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“Cleanliness is next to godliness.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cleanliness%20is%20next%20to%20godliness. Accessed 4 Feb. 2023.

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