Nip in the Bud

Destroy before it has developed. “Nip sin in the bud;” Latin, “Obsta principiis,” “Venienti occurite morbo.” “Resist beginnings.”

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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