Posted by Lewis on July 25, 2003
In Reply to: "You don't know what you have" posted by Henry on July 24, 2003
: : : Am I right that there is an expression that goes: "You don't know what you have until you lose it." or something like that? If yes, what other expressions are there which mean something similar or opposite?
: : "You never miss the water till the well runs dry"--that's an old one.
: Don't it always seem to go,
: You don't know what you've got til it's gone.
: They paved paradise,
: Put up a parking lot.
: Big Yellow Taxi, Joni Mitchell
Familiarity breeds contempt
a prophet is never honoured in his home town