Enough is as good as a feast

Enough is as good as a feast.

Prov. You do not need more than enough of anything. We don't have much of a surplus of food for dinner tonight, but enough is as good as a feast. Jane: I wish I could offer you more lavish hospitality. Jane: Don't be silly. Enough is as good as a feast.
See also: enough, feast, good

Enough is as good as a feast.

  (British old-fashioned)
something that you say which means you should not have more of something than you need No, thank you, nothing more to drink for me. Enough is as good as a feast.
See also: enough, feast, good
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When as a youngster I asked for more food during World War II and there wasn't any, my mother consoled me with the reply: Never mind, enough is as good as a feast.