see no evil, hear no evil, speak no evil

See no evil, hear no evil, speak no evil is a phrase often depicted or represented with a visual of three monkeys, each of which is either covering his eyes, his ears or his mouth, respectively. What this saying means is that you should ignore any type of evil you come into contact with, whether it is what you hear, what you see, or even what you might say to someone. It is saying you should be honorable no matter how much evil is around you.