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Re: Idioms needed badly

Posted by TheFallen on October 26, 2002

In Reply to: Idioms needed badly posted by tempo on October 26, 2002

: Are there any popular idioms in English meaning that one cannot always possess and take care of two precious things (say, family and enterprise,romance and reality) together?
: Thanks a lot!

These may not be exactly what you require, but they're close.

You can't have your cake and eat it.

or

A dog cannot have two masters.