Posted by Masakim on April 17, 2002
In Reply to: Have the cake... posted by Ray on April 15, 2002
: Is there anything else equivalent to saying 'you wanna have the cake and eat it too'?
You can't have
it both ways.
You can't sell the cow and have the milk, too. (Vermont proverb)
He longs for war but dislikes the battle. (Arabic proverb)
What we want
is brand-new ideas that don't upset our old ideas. (_Peter's Almanac_)
What men desire is a virgin who is a w h o r e. (Edward Dahlberg)
What I want is to feel brave and adventurous, without actually having to risk anything. (Ashleigh Brilliant)